Did YOU vote for the ECFA Awards 2023?

Ready for a final sprint to the finish? With 29 films nominated in 3 categories, it now comes down to the votes of ECFA members to decide who will be the winners of the ECFA Awards 2023. Results will be announced on 18 February 2023 during the Berlinale. The overview of nominated titles reads like a compilation of the very best that European children’s & youth cinema had to offer last year.






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BUFF offers a free welcome!

For the 40th anniversary of “Sweden’s leading film festival for young audiences” BUFF (11-17 March) is bringing the world’s best films (121 in total!) to the cinemas in Malmö. And it’s not only about films, it’s also about people! That is why the festival offers free accreditation to ECFA members!

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Olympia Festival has the BEAT + Pitching Lab

The 25th Olympia Int’l Film Festival for Children & Young People (in Pyrgos, Amaliada and other Greek towns) returned with a full-blown physical edition, running with the 22nd European Meeting of Youth Audiovisual Creation “Camera Zizanio”. A week full of full-house screenings (120 in total), accompanied by workshops and activities for cinema professionals. Among them was the 5th Olympia “Creative Ideas” Pitching Lab Presentation. 


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Before and after SCHLINGEL

After the festival is before the festival,” stated the team of the Int’l Film Festival for Children & Young Audiences SCHLINGEL, so they started preparing the 28th edition straight away. This year, the festival will take place from 23-30 September in Chemnitz, European Capital of Culture 2025!


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