One remarkable guest of the Schlingel Festival this year was Mirlan Abdykalykov. 20 years ago he starred in the film BESHKEMPIR (THE ADOPTED SON), now he is back as the director of RUNNING TO THE SKY, and looking for partners for his next project. Continue reading “Beshkempir has made a film”
Cinekid is now having its hands in every stage of the film production process. While Cinekid for Professionals already provided in labs and networking facilities for scriptwriters, producers and distributors, now the Cinekid Directors LAB has launched a vital new coaching programme for directors with a children’s film project in advanced development. Continue reading “Cinekid Directors LAB kicks off first edition”
CAUGHT IN THE NET is a controversial project about sexual predators on the Internet, that shook the public debate in the Czech Republic. According to the Czech Juniorfest festival, this is a must see for the young generation. Continue reading “CAUGHT IN THE NET recommended by Juniorfest”
In 2020 ECFA celebrates the 3rd anniversary of the ECFA Doc Award, that raises awareness about European documentary film productions made for a young audience.
Now that the year is coming to its end, it’s about time to capitalise on the opportunities for a final ECFA Award selection. At the Ale Kino! Festival in Poznan, Poland, ROMY’S SALON by Mischa Kamp collected another nomination – this was the film’s second nomination on Polish ground, following the Warsaw Kids Kino Festival.
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At the Oulu Int. Children’s Film Festival the jury decided to hand out the ECFA Award to TOO FAR AWAY. This film by Sarah Winkenstette (Germany) introduces us to Ben, who has to move from his village to a nearby city.
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In 2020, the Ciné Junior Festival (22nd January– 4th February) will celebrate its 30th anniversary in more than 55 locations in France!
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Children’s film professionals are looking forward to the Cinekid for Professionals Awards with an extra interest. These are the films that will colour our market in a few years, and people are more than curious to pick up a glimpse of them now. Continue reading “Awards @ Cinekid for Professionals”