One of the characteristics of KINEKO (Tokyo) is how the festival turns the entire city into a movie theatre: the Teen section was screened at a café and studio in a shopping street, the Kineko Marche took over the Central Square, there were street performance and a Street Piano Event… The most peculiar location was the iTSCOME Studio & Hall, turned into a dream theatre with fluffy cushions and sofas for families to watch films.
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The Children’s and Youth Film Competition is one of the most popular sections of the International Kurzfilmtage in Oberhausen. It was this festival that took the initiative for the ECFA Short Award a few years ago, and they still lead the way in awarding prizes until today. Like this year for the Belgian short film CHANNIDAE by Pauline Morel.
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The Industry Days serve as a perfect platform for the Zlin Film Festival to update on current film production in the Czech Republic and neighbouring countries. This programme for professionals includes the Central European Children’s Film CoProduction Forum and the Kids Kino Lab as some of its most significant elements.
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All Kiki the canary has ever known is his little cage and the old lady who feeds him. He dreams of being outside, twirling with the free birds. When finally the door of the cage remains ajar, Kiki discovers the great outdoors in which he must know how to fly. Being a free bird might be a bit scary after all.
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The Cactus International Children’s & Youth Film Festival in Aosta, Italy, has handed out its first ECFA Short Award. The prize went to the French short THE RIGHT WORDS (HAUT LES COEURS, Adrian Moyse Dullin).
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The 8th edition of SIFFCY – Smile Int’l Film Festival for Children & Youth – this year came with more titles, more renown jury members and an interesting ECFA Award winner: THE CLUB OF UGLY CHILDREN (Jonathan Elbers, the Netherlands).
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In the Ciné-Jeune de l’Aisne Festival the ECFA Short Award went to the French film A POINT (THE RIGHT TIME, Aurélie Marpeaux).
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If size matters, you’re now looking at a winner! Probably the biggest ECFA Journal ever…
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