ECFA saves new date for AGM during Zlin Film Festival

At the end of the year 2020, ECFA President Margret Albers sent her best wishes in a letter to all ECFA members, proudly stating that “despite all setbacks, you managed to produce, distribute and screen quality films for the young audience. Thanks to your persistence no member festival was cancelled! Either stationary, hybrid or online, they all took place!”

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TeaTime at KIDS Regio

We are all missing out on much appreciated exchanges with colleagues. All those little chats over coffee, lunch and tea, sharing knowledge, ideas and observations that seem interesting but not important enough don’t happen anymore. Now KIDS Regio launches a practical and tasteful solution.

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Kids Kino.Lab 2021 Launched @ JEF festival

Kids Kino.Lab is an international script development trajectory for feature films and TV series for young audiences, initiated by the Polish New Horizons association. During a 10 month process, teams (script writer & producer) from different countries meet in workshops to fine tune their script and production package in consultation with experienced tutors.

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Switzerland adds children’s film festivals to festival list

The Federal Office for Culture, one of the major Swiss film funders, recently added several specialised children’s film festivals to its list that serves every year as the basis for the national performance-based funding scheme ‘Succès Festival’. Among them are two well-known ECFA members, Cinekid and the Zlín Int’l Film Festival. Never before had a children’s film festival been included on that market-leading list.

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