Just Film Youth and Children's Film Festival
Deadline: 1 juli
JUST FILM YOUTH AND CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL
PÖFF – BLACK NIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL SUB-FESTIVAL
Just Film presents films in the following programmes:
- International Competition programme of youth feature films
- International Competition programme of children’s feature films
- Non-competitive and/or informative programmes, retrospectives and special presentations
Films eligible for the programmes are feature-length (50 minutes and over) either fiction or documentary and short or half-length films (up to 45 minutes), produced after the 1st of January 2020 with a minimum requirement being their Estonian premiere. The festival reserves the right to evaluate eligible films for competition on a case by case basis.
The applicable screening copies are in DCP format in English or include English subtitles. Films in the competitions may be presented in the PÖFF main programme non-competitive section and touring screenings after Just Film.
Awards & Prizes
• Just Film Grand Prix, International Youth Competition
• Just Film Youth Jury Best Film Award
• Just Film Youth Jury Best Youth Short Award
• Just Film Children’s Jury Best Film Award
• Just Film Children’s Jury Best Animated Short Award
• ECFA Award
• Up to two (2) Special Mentions per Competitive Programme
The Festival Director will appoint the Domestic Children’s Jury and Youth Jury, both consisting of five (5) members. Also an international jury consisting of three (3) film specialists and ECFA (European Children’s Film Association) jury consisting of three (3) ECFA members will be invited. No jury member can be involved in the production or promotion of any of the films in the competitive programs.
Film submission entry procedures
Applicants for Competitive and Non-Competitive Programmes are requested to submit as a subcategory of Black Nights Film Festival through FilmFreeway or any other submitting platform indicated by the festival team.