FAQ

What is the Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Young People?
It’s a film festival. For feature, short, documentary and animated films about children and young people.

What are the dates of the 2014 edition?
November 29 to December, 2014.

And what venue and city will it be taking place?
The Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Young People will be making its debut at the Apollon Theatre in the city of Pyrgos, Western Peloponnesus, Greece.

Can I enter a submission from outside of Greece?
Submissions from anywhere in the world are welcome as the Festival’s program is international.

Where can I send my submission?
Please send all submissions along with the entry form to:

Olympia International Film Festival for Children & Young People

Rodou St. 18

11252 Athens – Greece
Please note that we do not return submissions.

Is there an entry fee?
No. It’s free of fee.

What format should my submission be?
Please submit a DVD.

When is the submission deadline?
October 2, 2014.

What happens after I enter?
Our selection committee will view your film and choose 13 finalists per category.

What do I win?
The winning feature film will receive the Kotinos award along with 5.000 Euros.

The winning short fiction film will receive the Kotinos award along with 1.500 Euros. The winning short animated film will receive the Kotinos award along with 1.000 Euros.

There will also be other special mentions and prizes as the C.I.F.E.J. Award,… . TBA

Who’s in the jury?
We’re currently working on this.

The Olympia Film Festival has established two juries: the international jury composed by adults with previous participation and contribution to the cinema for children and young people, and the children’s jury composed by children which awards separate prizes.

What do I win?
The winning feature film will receive the Kotinos award along with 5.000 Euros.

The winning short fiction film will receive the Kotinos award along with 1.500 Euros. The winning short animated film will receive the Kotinos award along with 1.000 Euros.

There will also be other special mentions and prizes such as the C.I.F.E.J. Award, Unesco Award. TBA

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