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ZLIN - International Film Festival for Children and Youth

ZLIN - International Film Festival for Children and Youth
Filmova 174
760 01 Zlin
Czech Republic
phone +420-577 592 -217 / -275
fax +420-577 592 442
http://www.zlinfest.cz
email: festival@zlinfest.cz

President
Mr. Čestmír Vančura

Artistic Director
Ms. Markéta Pášmová
marketa.pasmova@zlinfest.cz

Year of Foundation 1961

Event Date from 04 September 2020 till 10 September 2020

Event Date

in Zlin, Czech Republic

Sections International Competition of Feature Films for Children
International Competition of Feature Films for Youth
International Competition of Short Animation for Children
Competition of European First Feature Films
Competition of European Documentary Films for Young Audience
Zlín Dog - International Competition of Student Films
Festival Classics(Festival Gala, Panorama, New Czech Films and TV Programmes)
Back to the Future / Limited edition 2020

Category TV Movie

Terms of Entry Only films released after January 1, 2018 will be allowed into the competitive section. Films which are part of a series but which can be judged on their own may also compete.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format DCP

Registration Deadline 01 March 2020

Fees non

Attendance Figures 125,000

Participants of the Film Industry Around 400 are film professionals
The Festival include the International Panel of Producers, the aim of which is to offer an opportunity for film professionals to discuss the making and distribution of films for children and youth, search for possibilities of co-production and financing of European film, possibilities of co-operation of film schools and festivals.

Prizes/Awards Golden Slipper (Best Feature Film for Children,Best Feature Film for Youth, Best Short Animation for Children)
Jury Prize (Best Children Performance in a Feature Film for Children, Best Youth Performance in a Feature Film for Youth)
Hermína Týrlová Award (for Best Short Animation for Children up to 6 Years of Age)
Main Prize of the Children’s Jury (for Best Feature Film for Children)
Main Prize of the Youth Jury (for Best Feature film for Youth)
Europe Award (for Best European First Film)
Karel Zeman Award (Special Recognition for Best Visual Concept)
Main Prize for TOP Film of Zlín Dog with prize money of EUR 1000
Special Jury Awards
ECFA Award (for Best European Documentary Film for Young Audience)
Ecumenical Jury Award
Golden Apple (The City of Zlín Audience Award for Best Feature Film for Children and Youth)
ČT: D Audience Award (for Best Short Animation for Children)
Festival President’s Award (for the significant development of films for children and youth)

German Films

2020

International Competition of Feature Films for Children
SUMMER REBELS (SOMMER-REBELLEN) by Martina Sakova (DE/SK, Projector23)
 
International Competition of Feature Films for Youth
INTO THE BEAT (INTO THE BEAT - DEIN HERZ TANZT) by Stefan Westerwelle (Lieblingsfilm)
SUNBURNED by Carolina Hellsgård (DE/NL/PL, NiKo Film, FLICKFILM)
 
Competition of European Documentary Films for Young Audience
GLITTER & DUST (GLITZER UND STAUB) by Anna Koch, Julia Lemke (Flare Film)
 
International Competition of Short Animated Films for Children
LISTEN, PAPA! by Tatiana Poliektova, Olga Poliektova (FR/DE/RU)
PATCHWORK PENGUIN – PATCHWORK PALS (DER PINGUIN AUF MEINER SCHMUSEDECKE – MEINE SCHMUSEDECKE) by Angela Steffen
RAINBOW FRIENDS by Thomas Goletz (ES/DE)
TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS (TOBI UND DER TURBOBUS) by Verena Fels
 
Zlin Dog - International Competition of Student Films
BLIESCHOW by Christoph Sarow
INTERSTATE 8 by Anne Thieme (DE/US, Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF)
SWEET PRIORITIES by Robin Aldag, Elena Rix, Ninja Annighöfer
THE BEAUTY by Pascal Schelbli (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)
THE LAST CHILDREN OF PARADISE (DIE LETZTEN KINDER IM PARADIES) by Anna Roller (University of Television and Film Munich)
 
Panorama
VIC THE VIKING AND THE MAGIC SWORD (WICKIE UND DIE STARKEN MÄNNER – DAS MAGISCHE SCHWERT) by Eric Cazes (DE/BE/FR, Studio 100 Media)
 
2020: Back to the Future-The Magic of Film Tricks
METROPOLIS by Fritz Lang (Universum Film)
 
Czech Films and TV Production
FRITZI - A REVOLUTIONARY TALE (FRITZI - EINE WENDEWUNDERGESCHICHTE) by Ralf Kukula, Matthias Bruhn (DE/LU/BE/CZ, Balance Film, Trickstudio Lutterbeck)
 
Old Time Cinema
LUCY, TERROR OF THE STREET by Jindřich Polák (CZ/DE, Anima Hamburg)


Number of Films Shown around 300 films from more than 55 countries

Media Coverage 97 accredited journalists from regional, national an also international TV, radio and newspaper

Evaluation The festival has established itself as a high quality event for children's films. In addition to the regular festival program it also offers the International Panel of Producers, a discussion panel for producers, film-makers, distributors and media.

Services Unless specified otherwise, expenses relating to the transport of films, promotion materials and insurance from the country of origin to the Zlín customs office will be covered by the participant. Expenses relating to the transport to the country of origin are covered by the organizer.

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