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JUNIORFEST

International Film Festival for Children and Youth.

About

Principal aims and field:

  • Preparation and organization of IFF JUNIRFEST;
  • Igniting of interest. Interest of kids, youth, and widespread public in film creativity and in films for children;
  • Education in films and media both focusing on children;
  • Coop with local, european and world festivals and centers on projects or on programmes regarding film creation and educative effort.

Program

  • International Competition of Feature Films for Children - category 5-10 years, 
  • International Competition of Feature Films for Youth - Category 11-13 years,

Informative section:

  • New Czech films and television programmes;
  • Under one roof;
  • ...On the horizon;
  • Oldschool.;
  • A Good Harvest of Visegrad - film production for children and youth from the countries of the Visegrad Group.

Retrospective presentation of distinguished personalities of the Czech and world cinema. 
Accompanying events for entire family; workshops, specialized seminars.  

Awards

International Expert Jury awards following prizes:

  • Festival Flap – Best Feature Film in children category (5-10 years of age)
  • Festival Flap - Best Feature Film in children category (11-14 years of age)
  • Festival Flap – Best Animated Feature Film in children category (7-12 years of age)

Audience awards:

  • The Pilsen Region Award - audience award for the most successful feature film in children category (5-10 years);
  • The Festival Cities Award - audience award for the most successful feature film in children category (5-10 years);
  • The General Partner Award – audience award for the most animated feature film in children category (7-12 years of age).

Prize awarded by the citizensassociation JUNIORFEST:

  • Special Golden Watch Hand - award for lifelong creative contribution to filmmaking for children and youth.

Rules

  • Films, premiered after January 1, 2015.
  • Subtitles language: english
  • The applicant is obliged to fill in the on-line application form and send a film synopsis, biography and photograph of the director, five photographs from the film in high-quality resolution, dialogue sheet in English language and an online screener or a preview DVD with English subtitles.

For each film selected for competition, a delegation of a 3 people at most is invited for a period of 2 nights. The organiser undertakes to cover the costs for accomodation and food for the members of the delegation.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Documents

Place

Czech Republic
Dobřany

Official website

juniorfest.cz

Contacts

Address:

Spojovací 827
334 41 Dobřany
Česká republika
IČO: 22 73 44 73

Judita Soukupová – festival director
Mobile phone: +420 774 900 074,

Email: 
soukupova@juniorfest.cz

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    August 31, 2016
  • Event dates
    4 — 9 November 2017
Categories & Fees

Category 5-10 years of age.

  • Deadline — free

Category 11-14 years of age.

  • Deadline — free

Category 7-12 years of age.

  • Deadline — free
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