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.
Many Awards at the Olympia Int. Film Festival for Children and Young People
(09.12.2015) The international jury had many awards to give at the Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People in Pyrgos/Greece. As best feature film they have chosen "14+" by Andrey Zaytsev (Russia, 2015). Read more ...
Poznan's Ale Kino Golden Goat Goes to South Korea: "How to Steal a Dog"
(06.12.2015) "How to Steal a Dog" directed by Kim Sung-Ho (South Korea, 2014) received the jury's award for the best feature film for children at the 33rd edition of Ale Kino! the International Young Audience Film Festival in Poznan/Poland. Read more ...
Oulu/Finland: Another ECFA-Award for "Operation Arctic"
(23.11.2015) The Norwegian children adventure "Operation Arctic" directed by Grethe Bøe-Waal (2014) received the award of the ECFA-Jury at this year's Oulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival. Read more ...
Cinekid's Children's Film Awards to "The New Kid" and "The Invisible Boy"
(24.10.2015) The jury at Amsterdam's Cinekid Festival 2015 has awarded "The New Kid" directed by Rudi Rosenberg (France, 2015) as best film for children, while the audience has chosen "The Invisible Boy" by Gabriele Salvatore (Italy, 2014) who has already won the European Young Audience Award earlier this year. Read more ...
Hungarian „Paw“ Wins the International Children Jury's Award at 20th Schlingel Chemnitz / ECFA-Award to Serbian „Enclave“
(11.10.2015) The International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience „Schlingel“ at Chemnitz celebrated its 20th anniversary this year. One of the festival's special features is the International Children's Jury with 18 children from nine European countries. This year the children awarded „Paw“ by Adrian Pejó (Hungary, 2015) as best film for children and Félix Bossuet as best child actor for his performance in „Belle and Sébastien, The Adventure Continues“ directed by Christian Duguay (France, 2015). Read more ...
Zhaleika, Germany, 2016
My Revolution, France, 2015
Mellow Mud, Latvia, 2016
6 A, Sweden, 2016
Jamais Contente, France, 2016
Zud, Poland, Germany, 2016
Rauf, Turkey, 2016
Blue Bicycle, The, Turkey, Germany, 2015
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.
International Filmfestival Berlin, Generation, 11.02.2016, Berlin
Glasgow Youth Film Festival, 12.02.2016, Glasgow
Kinderfilmfest Hof, 20.02.2016, Hof
SehPferdchen - Kinderfilmfest Hannover, 21.02.2016, Hannover & Burgdorf & Wunstorf
Luxembourg City Film Festival, 25.02.2016, Luxembourg
Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene / Workshop for the Young Film Scene, Deadline:14.02.2016
Plein la Bobine – Sancy Film Festival for Young People, Deadline:15.02.2016
Transilvania International Film Festival, Deadline:15.02.2016
Fest – International Youth Film Festival, Deadline:28.02.2016
Film Festival for Children and Youth "Kinolub", Deadline:28.02.2016