This year Kids Kino Industry and Cinekid for Professionals joined forces to launch Producers LINK, a newly established programme for emerging producers of children’s content. The programme is designed to stimulate the production of top-quality children’s content and pan-European co-productions, and will provide follow-up both during and after the two leading kids events in Autumn.
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Cinemini Europe 2 is a film education initiative that has been running since January 2021, offering children aged 3-6 years old, parents and educators an opportunity to discover the world of the moving image in a creative and playful way (more info in ECFA Journal). There will be an opportunity to experience Cinemini for yourself at the upcoming Int’l Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! in Poznan, Poland.
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The Zlin Film Festival, looking back upon its successful 61st edition, is one of those festivals helping ECFA to further establish the ECFA Doc Award. The ECFA Jury’s choice fell on KIDS CUP, a feature length young audience documentary by Line Hatland.
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The tension is rising among film colleagues… Looking forward to meeting again on the international festival scene! What place would be better for your glorious return than the Schlingel Festival where even last year, against all odds, much more than a “hybrid”, the ambition was “on location”. The festival is ready to welcome you from 9–16 October in Chemnitz, Germany.
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The Belgian project ANNA’S WORLD by Celine Vanhoutte & Tijs Torfs, produced by Bulletproof Cupid won two awards at last week’s Kids Kino Industry forum. The project was developed within the Kids Kino Lab script development workshop. A call for projects for the next edition is open until 15 October.
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In a country with continental dimensions like Brazil, with huge cultural and geographic differences, a project that started two decades ago has now become an important mirror of childhoods from around the world through film narratives. The Florianópolis Children’s Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary edition with a free online programme, bringing to the screen the richness of Brazilian culture and how it’s dialogue with the rest of the world.
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This year, the 63rd Nordic Film Days Lübeck (3 – 7 November), a festival with a wide selection of films and a great support of young talents, will be a hybrid festival, both in the Lübeck venues and online.
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When asking people who have been working with children’s film for a long time – longer than most of us – about their favourite movie memories, there’s a name that pops up surprisingly often. The Czech fairy-tale THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA (Václav Vorlíček, 1973) has made a deep impression on a whole generation of film enthusiasts and professionals. Now a new version is in the making.
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