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.
(24.10.2015) As best domestic film for families both the Cinekid jury as well as the audience awarded "Little Gangsters" by Arne Toonen (The Netherlands, 2015). As best short film the jury has chosen "Two Friends" by Natalia Chernysheva (France, 2015).
The young people's jury also selected "The New Kid" for their MovieZone award with a special mention for "My Skinny Sister" by Sanne Lenken (Sweden, 2015).
The Burny Bos talent award for an upcoming scriptwriter went to Jean Koolen for his film script "Over het water".
Further awards were given to TV- and new-media productions.
Cinekid's Children's Film Awards to "The New Kid" and "The Invisible Boy", (24.10.2015)
Hungarian „Paw“ Wins the International Children Jury's Award at 20th Schlingel Chemnitz / ECFA-Award to Serbian „Enclave“, (11.10.2015)
Lucas International Children's Filmfestival Frankfurt 2015: Lucas-Award to Sri Lanka, ECFA-Award to „About a Girl“ (Germany), (04.10.2015)
Enthusiastic About Children's Film Culture, (27.09.2015)
ECFA Welcomes Delegates to Brussels, (18.09.2015)
Italian Film „Grotto“ by Micol Pallucca Wins the 6+-section in Giffoni 2015, (27.07.2015)
Zlin 2015: Olivier Ringer wins ECFA-Award and Golden Slipper for "Birds of Passage", (04.06.2015)
EFA Young Audience Award 2015 to "The Invisible Boy", (03.05.2015)
Tomm Moore's "Song of the Sea" also Wins ECFA-Award at Kristiansand, (28.04.2015)
ECFA-Award at Cine-Jeune in St. Quentin for "Song of the Sea" by Tomm Moore, (26.04.2015)