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Schlingel - International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience

Schlingel - International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience
Sächsischer Kinder- und Jugendfilmdienst e.V.
Neefestr. 99
09119 Chemnitz
Germany
phone +49-371-4 44 74 40
fax +49-371-4 44 74 79
http://www.ff-schlingel.de
email: info@ff-schlingel.de

Festival Director
Michael Harbauer

Year of Foundation 1996

Event Date from 01 October 2018 till 07 October 2018

in Chemnitz, Germany

International Competition

Sections International Children's Film Competition, International Junior Film Competition, International Youth Film Competition, International Animation Film Competition, German Focus, International Short Film Competition, Special Programs

Category Feature, Short, Documentary

Terms of Entry films completed after 1 January 2017, feature and animation film competitions: 45 min and longer, German premieres preferred; short films up to 45 min

Genre Children & Youth, Animation, Short Films

Subtitles

Format DCP, Blu-ray, HD QuickTime

Registration Deadline 01 July 2018

Attendance Figures 24,000

Participants of the Film Industry around 350 (producers, directors, scriptwriters, distributors, journalists, commissioning editors)

Prizes/Awards INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM COMPETITION
European Children's Film Award
Best Child Actor

INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S/JUNIOR FILM COMPETITION
MDR Special Award
SLM Top Award
Award of Chemnitz City

INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR FILM COMPETITION
Junior Film Award

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM COMPETITION
Youth Film Award

GERMAN FOCUS
DEFA Foundation Award
Youth and Children's Film Award of the Goethe-Institut

SHORT FILM COMPETITION
Short Film Award

INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM COMPETITION
Animation Film Award

CROSS-COMPETITION
ECFA-Jury Award
Award of the FIPRESCI Jury
Award of the Ecumenical Jury
Fairplay Award
Audience Award

Number of Films Shown more than 150

Media Coverage mostly local and regional press and TV and radio, but also coverage in national and international media (trade magazines, newspapers, internet)

Evaluation Among the few prestigious German festivals specialized in films for a young audience. Several children's, youth and expert juries choose the winners in the different categories.

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