Call for Entries: UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 for Filmmakers

Call for Entries: UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 for Filmmakers

Deadline: July 31, 2019

Entries are invited for the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019. The aim of the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival is to showcase the best world film and video on childhood.

Entries to be included in the festival will promote deep reflection on narratives of childhood and the experiences that shape them – in the child’s individual life, in the family, the community, in institutions and societies of both the Global South and North. The inaugural UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival will be held in Florence 25 – 27 October 2019. The festival will showcase the world’s best current film, video, multi-media, with emphasis on young artists and the Global South.

Eligibility

  • While the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival has no age limits for entry, in keeping with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, special priority will be given to films and media that have been written, directed or developed by and/or with children, young people and young adult artists
  • Films to be included in the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival must be explicitly centred on child or adolescent characters. Two categories for entry have been established:
    • General Entry: filmmakers and producers of any age can submit entries between 20 and 120 minutes duration.
    • Under 20: filmmakers and producers who have not passed their 21st birthday may submit entries of any duration.

Application

To enter a film for consideration to the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival vist the online submission entry portal. Entries may also be submitted by downloading, filling in and returning the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival Submission Form. Completed entry submission forms should be sent to [email protected] attention UIFF unit.

For more information, visit UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival.

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