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Call for submissions 2019

22nd OLYMPIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

30 November – 7 December 2019

Mark your calendars and set your alarms! Submissions now are open!

The coming 22nd edition of Olympia International Film Festival will present over 150 films (features, short fiction, short animation, documentaries), from all over the world, during six festival days, in competition section and numerous special events and activities (Tributes, Special screenings, film workshops, animation workshops, theatrical and musical performances etc.).

Competition sections for professional films
International Films for Children and Youth (Feature Films, Documentaries and Animation also Short-Length Films)

 International Jury Awards

  • Best feature film
  • Best short fiction film
  • Best animated short film
  • Best feature film director
  • Best feature film screenplay
  • Best young actor in a feature film
  • Best young actress in a feature film
  • Greek Film Centre Award “Children’s rights”

Kids and Docs Jury Awards

  • Best Feature Documentary
  • Best Feature Documentary Director
  • Best Short/Medium Length Documentary

International Children’s Jury Awards

  • Best short fiction film
  • Best animated short film

Children’s Jury Awards

  • Best Feature Film
  • Best Short Fiction Film
  • Best Short Animation Film
  • Best Feature Documentary
  • Best Short/Medium Length Documentary

Prizes will also be awarded by independent juries of the following organizations:

  • Hellenic parliament “Human Values” Award
  • European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) Award for feature film
  • European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) Award for short film
  • European Children’s Film Association (ECFA) Award for documentary
  • Centre International du Film pour l’ Enfance et la Jeunesse (CIFEJ) Prize
  • Greek Film Critics’ Association Award
  • Greek Film Clubs’ Association Award

Deadline for submissions is September 5th, 2019.

Press the image above to register with Eventival services and submit your film

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