We are now accepting entries for our 15th edition, which will run from 24 - 28 April 2012. KICFF is looking for high quality shorts, long shorts, features and documentaries to be screened in our main section and numerous side bars of Norway's largest festival for films for children and youth. Read our guidelines below and fill in our online entry form.
Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival (KICFF) is an annual festival established to promote film and video for children aged 3 - 14. For teenagers we promote films in the Youth Programme (14+).
PROGRAMMES The Main Programme is devoted to new feature films for children for theatrical and video release. Titles are selected on artistic merit. The sidebars will consist of several short film programmes, Panorama, Youth Programme (14+), documentaries and long shorts. Special attention will be paid to new films from the Nordic countries, but traditionally, all parts of the world are represented.
The festival has a screening club for professionals.
The Festival management makes the selection for the Festival.
AWARDS FILM&KINO’s Children’s Film Award: An international jury awards the best film in the Main Programme with NOK 75.000 as well as a diploma, to support Norwegian distribution for the film. Presented by FILM & KINO.
The Ludi Award:Audience award for best film in the Main Programme, including a statuette and a diploma.
The ECFA Award: A professional jury awards the best film in the Main Programme with a ECFA diploma and the winner is nominated to comepe for Best European Children’s Film of the year (announced at the 2013 Berlinale Generation).
The Don Quijote Award : An international jury awards the most outstanding film in the Youth Programme (14+). The award is presented by The International Federation of Film Societies FICC.
THE ENTRY FORM MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE FOLLOWING:
- A DVD screener or digital file (link to e.g. Vimeo, ftp access or Dropbox)
- A synopsis of the film, maximum 50 words.
- A digital photo from the film. 300 dpi. (please upload via web form)
- A listing of the film's participation and Awards received at other Film festivals.
- The festival accepts 35 mm prints, Video (Beta SP PAL or DigiBeta), DCP, Blu-Ray Disck and digital file (Prores 4.2.2 / 4.2.2HQ) as screening formats. English subtitles are required.
ENTRIES MUST BE SENT BEFORE FEBRUARY 1st 2012
Address for DVDs and other material (please contact us if you want to send your screener with courier rather than regular mail)
Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival, Kristiansand Kino P.O. Box 356 4663 Kristiansand Norway
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Programme coordinator: Even Thunes Jensen, Tel: + 47 3810 4320 / + 47 9592 4433 Fax: + 47 3810 4201