ECFA is the organisation for all, who are interested in high quality films for children and young people: film makers, producers, promotors, distributors, exhibitors, TV-programmers, festival organizers and film educators. Read more about ECFA.
European Symposium "Documentaries for Young Audiences"
(26.10.2014) In September ECFA participated in the symposium "Documentaries for Young Audiences". Read more ...
"Ricky Rapper" Wins at "Schlingel" Film Festival in Chemnitz / ECFA Award to "Girlhood"
(20.10.2014) The jury of 16 children from eight European countries gave their award to „Ricky Rapper and Slick Leonard” directed by Timo Koivusalo (Finland, 2014). They also awarded the main actor of this film, Samuel Shipway, as best child actor. Read more ...
Domestic Films Win Most Awards at Cinekid Amsterdam
(18.10.2014) For many years now one of the leading countries in high quality films for young audiences are the Netherlands. Therefore it is no surprise that most awards at this year's Cinekid Filmfestival in Amsterdam went to domestic productions. Read more ...
French Films Win at this Year's Buster Copenhagen
(29.09.2014) Both the children's and the international experts' jury have decided to award French productions as best films for children. The international jury voted for "The Nightingale" by Phillippe Muyl (France, 2013), the children voted for "Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart” by Stéphane Berla and Mathias Malzieu (France, 2013). Read more ...
Frankfurt's 'Lucas'-Award goes to the Philppines', Most Other Awards to the Netherlands
(28.09.2014) "Zone 7" ("Purok 7", Philippines, 2013) directed by Carlo Obispo received the 'Lucas' Jury's award for the best long film at the 'Lucas' International Children's Film Festival in Frankfurt/M. (Germany). Read more ...
Flocking, Sweden, 2015
My Skinny Sister, Sweden/ Germany,
Confetti Harvest, Netherlands, Belgium, 2014
Chlorine, Italy, 2015
Short Skin, Italy, 2014
Beat Beneath My Feet, The, Great Britain, 2014
Nena, Netherlands/Germany, 2014
CHILDREN’S FILM FIRST is a year long project which comprises a number of interlinked peerlearning activities for film literacy professionals including seminars, website and conference.
Children Film Festival - Cine Junior, 28.01.2015, Val-de-Marne
Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg, 29.01.2015, Würzburg
Festival Internacional du Premier Film, 30.01.2015, Annonay
Glasgow Youth Film Festival, 01.02.2015, Glasgow
International Filmfestival Berlin, Generation, 05.02.2015, Berlin
Dubai Children's International Film Festival (CIFF), Deadline:29.01.2015
Animafest - World Festival of Animated Film, Deadline:01.02.2015
Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival (KICFF), Deadline:01.02.2015
Vittorio Veneto Film Festival – Festival di cinema per ragazzi - Kids and Teens Film Festival, Deadline:01.02.2015
Int. Short Film Festival Hamburg; Children's Film Festival "Mo & Friese", Deadline:04.02.2015