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TIFF Kids - Toronto International Film Festival For Children

Year of Foundation 1998

Event Date from 09 March 2018 till 18 March 2018

in Toronto, Canada

Sections International and Canadian films (features and shorts) for children and youth, Family Weekend Programme (for children and youth ages 3-13), School Week Programme (for children and youth aged 8-18)

Category Feature, Documentary, Short

Terms of Entry North American premieres preferred for feature films

Genre Educational, Children & Youth, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Documentary Films, Short Films, Family, Fairy Tale

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format 35 mm, DCP, HDCAM

Registration Deadline 24 November 2017

Fees early deadline 10 November 2017: CAN$10 (features)/CAN$5 (shorts), regular deadline 24 November 2017: CAN$15 (features), CAN$10 (shorts)

Attendance Figures 30,000

Participants of the Film Industry over 150 film industry professionals, 8-12 international buyers

Prizes/Awards Young Peoples Jury Feature Film award (ages 8-9); Young People's Jury Feature Film Award (ages 10-12); Young People's Jury Short Film Awards, Audience Choice Feature Film Award; Audience Choice Animation Award

German Films

2016

Feature Films
ANTBOY 3 by Ask Hasselbalch (DK/DE)
ENCLAVE by Goran Radovanovic (DE/RS)
HELP, I SHRUNK MY TEACHER (HILFE, ICH HAB MEINE LEHRERIN GESCHRUMPFT) by Sven Unterwaldt
MY SKINNY SISTER by Sanna Lenken (SE/DE)
RAVEN THE LITTLE RASCAL – THE BIG RACE (DER KLEINE RABE SOCKE – DAS GROSSE RENNEN) by Ute von Münchow-Pohl, Sandor Jesse
WINDSTORM 2 (OSTWIND 2) by Katja von Garnier 

Short Films
BAT TIME by Elena Walf
CATS & DOGS by Jesús Pérez, Gerd Gockell (CH/DE)
GAURAV AND THE KITES (GAURAV UND DIE DRACHEN) by André Hörmann
HEAD UP! (KOPF HOCH!) by Gottfried Mentor
LOOKS by Susann Hoffmann
OCTOPUS (KRAKE) by Julia Ocker
SCHWAMMERLBERT by Pia Auteried
SOME THING by Elena Walf (Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg)
WOLF by Julia Ocker (Studio FILM BILDER)

Number of Films Shown 17 feature films and 42 short films from 19 countries

Media Coverage approximately 70 journalists (25 TV, 20 radio, 25 print); local, regional and national media along with a small contingent of international media; national and international trade publications including Screen International, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Playback, and IndieWIRE

Evaluation TIFF Kids is a member of CIFEJ and one of the most significant international film festivals for children.

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