6. 10. 2017

FILMS FOR YOUNG AUDIENCE WANTED!

Film submissions for 58th Zlín Film Festival have been opened on October 1, 2017! 

We are looking for:

-          FEATURE FILMS FOR CHILDREN
-          FEATURE FILMS FOR YOUTH
-          SHORT ANIMATIONS FOR CHILDREN
-          EUROPEAN FEATURE LIVE-ACTION FIRST FILMS
-          FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILMS FOR YOUNG AUDIENCE
-          STUDENT FILMS (LIVE-ACTION, ANIMATION, DOCUMENTARY) 

You can submit your film till March 10, 2018  here.

Out of the past 57th Zlín Film Festival 2017

In case you are not familiar with our festival or you wish just to remind the atmosphere of the last issue of ZFF you can watch a short video.

Let´s see several facts:
-          120,000 visitors
-          Days of Swedish Cinema
-          326 films
-          Swiss film showcase
-          62 countries
-          Golden Slipper for Best Film for Children: The Mountain Miracle – An Unexpected Friendship (Germany, Tobias Wiemann)
-          Golden Slipper for Best Film for Youth: Just Charlie (United Kingdom, Rebekah Fortune) 

Film delegations

Zlín welcomed delegations to 68 films from all categories. Directors, actors, screenwriters and other film professionals from India, Israel, Sweden, Canada, Iran, Belgium, Japan, Switzerland, Spain, Iceland, Cyprus and other countries became a dear part of the festival. 

The festival exceeded all expectations. The lineup was fantastic and we were so thrilled to meet so many talented filmmakers and industry influencers from around the globe“

KIRSTEN CARTHEW, film director from Canada 

Magic days in Zlín! I have never seen such an enthusiastic audience before.“

TOBIAS WIEMANN, film director from Germany 

The warm energy I felt with you is unique. And the fact that it is in a city with the amazing history of the origin of Bata makes it even special.“

PRITHVI KONANUR, film director from India 

More personal messages from film guests to Zlín Film Festival find here.

Days of Czechoslovakian Cinema and Austrian films showcase in 2018

Film and supporting festival programme will celebrate 100th anniversary of foundation of Czechoslovakia. Famous fairy tales, award-winning children´s films, films of our childhood, unforgettable TV shows for whole family and other film attractions coming up to Zlín. We will remember immortal film music from Czechoslovakian films and TV shows for children. 

Austria will commemorate the same anniversary of the republic foundation. The festival programme will therefore consists also of Austrian films for children and youth including documentaries and short films.