Call for Entry

30th Kineko International Children’s Film Festival – Call for Entry 2023

The Kineko International Children’s Film Festival (Japan) is accepting films until July 10, 2023.

About the festival:
KINEKO International Film Festival was founded in 1992 under its original name “Tokyo Kinder Film Festival” in partnership with the director of the Generation section at Berlinale.

KINEKO is a non-profit film festival and has become the largest film festival for children in Japan. Every November, the festival welcomes over 100,000 visitors to the screenings and other events, and media professionals, international guests and celebrities attend the festival to lead interactive workshops with children.

– The festival accepts films from any country.
– The festival accepts features, animations, CG, etc. of all genres.
– The festival accepts both feature and short films.
– Productions must have been made after January 1, 2021.
– Films should be produced & suitable for 1-12-year-old children, and 13-18 year old teens.
– English subtitles are required for non-English films.
– Submissions must be done via FilmFreeway.
Submission Fees and Deadlines:

Notification Date: September 15, 2023

We recommend filmmakers to read the full Rules and Regulations here: (This is also the submission link)

We remind readers that the 30th Kineko International Children’s Film Festival will take place from November 1 – 6, 2023 in Tokyo, Japan.

To see other Call for Entries please follow the next link: “Call For Entries”.

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