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35th Cinekid Festival

Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 18 to 21, 2021

Call for entries

(Features and shorts)

 The Cinekid Festival is currently accepting entries for its 2021 edition.

Please note that all films must be submitted directly to the festival.

  • Competitive: Yes
  • Submission fees: No


  • Must at least be a Dutch premiere
  • Feature length films (over 60 minutes) and shorts;
  • If the original language of production is not English, the film must be subtitled in English;
  • Must have been released after August 2020


Information and registration process



Cinekid Festival is the largest children’s media festival in the world. Children aged between 3 and 14 years can watch new, unusual and striking films and television productions and meet their creators. They also get a chance to explore the mini MediaLab: a playful area filled with interactive art installations, workshops, games and apps. Cinekid for Professionals, an international multi-day event for the children’s media industry, also runs during the Cinekid Festival.


Telefilm Canada recognizes selection of a feature film in the Festival for applications to its Participation to international festivals and events support program.


Promotion and Communications
Telefilm Canada, Montréal
1 800 567-0890