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Years running: 49 (since 1971)

Giffoni Film Festival

The largest children’s film festival in Europe.

About

Over 2,000 children attend the festival from 39 countries around the world. During the festival, the children and teenagers watch the films, learn about the filmmaking process, and are called to judge them and award the best ones with prizes. This 39-year old festival has had a great impact in the history of entertainment and culture, not only in Italy, and it has developed a high reputation internationally. Every year the festival attracts 100,000 guests, directors, producers, and movie stars annually.

Awards

Gryphon Award to the Best Film and Best Short Film

Rules

  • Short films must not run for more than 30' while feature length films must run for at least 60'.
  • Only films produced after January 2019 ore released from June 2019 will be considered for selection and priority will be given to previously unedited films.
  • ONLY FOR FEATURE LENGTH FILMS: the film presentation at any other italian film festival or its theatrical or broadcasting on television in italy will exclude it from participating in the giffoni film festival.
  • Preferred formats are as follows: DCP, DigiBeta, HDCAM (not SR), Blu-ray. DVD and file H264HD or Apple Pro-res format only for short films.
  • Subtitles language: English

Send DVDs, files or links with submitted film, accompanied by a completed copy of entry form and a press kit.

The shorts must be registered on one of the platform Eventival or FilmFestivalLifeFilmFreeway.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

  • Festival Director: Mr. Claudio Gubitosi
  • Program Director: Mr. Giovanni Brancaccio, Mr. Tony Guarino (feature films), Ms. Antonia Grimaldi (short films)

 

Documents

Place

Italy
Giffoni

Official website

giffoniff.it

Contacts

Address:

GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 
Via Aldo Moro 4 
84095 Giffoni Valle Piana 
SALERNO - ITALY

Phone: +39 089 8023 212

Email: info@giffoniff.it

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    December 11, 2019
  • Deadline
    May 29, 2020
  • Notifications
    June 19, 2020
  • Event dates
    16 — 25 July 2020
Categories & Fees

Competitive section of short animation movies for children from 3 to 5 years of age (under 30 minutes).

  • Deadline — free

competitive section of documentaries (only feature length films) about infanthood and coming of age.

  • Deadline — free

competitive section of feature length films and short films (fiction and animation) for audiences from 6 to 9 years of age

  • Deadline — free

competitive section of feature length films and short films (fiction and animation) for audiences from 10 to 12 years of age.

  • Deadline — free

international contest for fiction short films revolving around childhood but targeting older audience.

  • Deadline — free

International competition of feature and shorts revolving around nature, environment and the protection of the Planet

  • Deadline — free

competitive section of feature length films (fiction and animation) for audiences from 13 to 15 years of age. 60 minutes minimum

  • Deadline — free

competitive section of feature length films (fiction and animation) for audiences from 16 to 18 years of age. 60 minutes minimum

  • Deadline — free

competitive section of feature films and short films (fiction and animation) about children and youth but aimed to an adult audience.

  • Deadline — free
Интересные фестивали

Ireland

14 days

Slovakia

29 days

Czech Republic

50 days

Germany

52 days

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