Athens International Children’s Film Festival 2023

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
13/11/2023 - 19/11/2023
Athens, Greece
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Festival Description:

The Athens International Children’s Film Festival aims to support and promote creative film production for children, teenagers and their families around the world. The festival promises to entertain and move young audiences, offering a rich, interesting and fun screening programme.

Traditionally a winter event, it offers two diverse programmes, one dedicated to families and one to schools, comprised of short and feature films and documentaries, either animated or live-action, which broaden the horizons of young viewers and provide an understanding of other cultures, as well as a valuable exposure to filmmaking techniques, surprising ideas and worthy voices.

It takes place annually at the beginning of winter over the course of a 3-day weekend, during which we invite families to explore the world without needing to leave Athens.

2023 Call for entries 

Eligible Films:
Films made for children and young adults! This is the #1 rule.

  • Short Films - up to 40 minutes
  • Feature Films – min. 40 minutes

Films that have premiered internationally since September 2022. ATHICFF requests the Greek premiere of the film.

Please indicate the production status of your Film (i.e. work-in-progress, in post-production etc.) at the time of submission. Each Film can be submitted only once.


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Event Dates

  • From 13/11/2023 to 19/11/2023

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