Cinekid opens its 33rd edition on 16th October with director Frederike Migom’s feature debut BINTI. In this cheerful Flemish/Dutch co-production, the energetic young vlogger Binti, who illegally lives in Belgium with her refugee father, has to go into hiding at 11 year old nature lover Elias’s house. Continue reading “BINTI comes home at Cinekid”
There is an interesting fact about the Chania Film Festival Edu: it actually precedes the Chania Film Festival! Founded in 2003, CineMathimata’s goal was to creatively engage children in the art of film-making.
BIBIANA, the International House of Art for Children in Bratislava, Slovakia, with deep regret informs you about the sad news of their colleague Katarína Minichová, who passed away on 12th August 2019. Continue reading “A farewell to Katarína Minichová”
Cultural fund SUISSIMAGE keeps its promise and launches a call for children’s film scripts. Continue reading “Swiss call for children’s films”
Mark your calendars! Denmark’s largest film- and media festival for children and youth, BUSTER, is getting ready to unspool in September – and for the first time ever, the 2019 edition will include a full industry day dedicated to exploring new media formats and socially relevant content aimed at the young audience. The full programme will be announced later in August. Continue reading “BUSTER Film Festival launches brand new industry day”
Nobody will deny the importance of film festivals in showcasing the diversity of today’s children’s film production. But what significance do film festivals have for the industry and the distribution process – what problems and opportunities might occur? Continue reading “ECFA Seminar in IFF Schlingel (7th & 8th October)”
At the Zlin Film Festival in Czech Republic, the award of the ECFA Documentary Jury went to the Russian/Estonian co-production HOW BIG IS THE GALAXY? by director Ksenia Elyan. The film offers an insight into the Dolgan community, one of the last indigenous communities pursuing their traditional nomadic lifestyle in the north of Siberia. Continue reading “HOW BIG IS THE GALAXY? wins Zlin ECFA Doc Award”
Recently the Cinekid Supervisory Board and Floor van Spaendonck jointly decided to end their collaboration. Continue reading “Floor van Spaendonck leaving Cinekid”