Zlinfest // ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL - Mezinárodní festival film? pro d?ti a mládež

57th edition

May 26 - Jun 03, 2021
Zlín, Czech Republic

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Real Venue Festival
Types of films Animation, Children, Documentary, Narrative fiction, Student
Film length Full length, Mid-length, Short

Mission / description International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín belongs among the oldest and largest events of its kind worldwide. The festival is a non-profitable event with all screenings and supporting events free of charge. The audience consists mainly of children and youth from the Zlín region, but also university students and adult visitors to whom late-night screening slot with appropriate dramaturgy are devoted. More and more film professionals from all over the world come to Zlín. In recent years have been providing intensive support for young emerging filmmakers, which reflected in the competitive section of European First Films and non-competitive section of midnight movies called Night Horizons. Screenings are accompanied by a series of seminars, workshops and entertainment events. Each year the festival devotes its edition to a selected cinema of one particular European nation. In 2016, the festival visitors will be able to enjoy the best of French cinema at the 56th issue of this unique festival that takes place May 27 - June 3, 2016 in Zlin, Czech Republic. full text less text

Festival website www.zlinfest.cz

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Class Founded: 1961
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Oct 01, 2016

Regular deadline: Mar 10, 2017
Late deadline: Mar 10, 2017

Notification date: Apr 10, 2016

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Awards Total prize money: 1,100.00 USD
Festival sections
Informative Sections
Days of French Cinema New Czech Films and TV Programmes Panorama Documentary Films Night Horizons Young Stars Retrospective and profile section
International Competition of European First Films
International Competition of Feature Films for Children
International Competition of Feature Films for Youth
International Competition of Short Animated Films for Children
Zlín Dog - International Competition of Student Films and Trailers
General rules The mission and goal of the Zlín Film Festival is the presentation of contemporary world film for children and youth in the Czech Republic as well as an exhibition of Czech films. An important aspect of the festival is not only the effort to entertain young audiences, but to also – through film – to educate, expand their awareness of the outside world, and develop esthetic, social and moral perceptions.

More info here: http://www.zlinfest.cz/en/25001-regulations