Atlanta Children's Film Festival
June 9 - 25, 2023

Kids Video Connection (KVC) is excited to celebrate 16 years of service to children and their families through the Atlanta Children's Film Festival.

The Atlanta Children's Film Festival promotes positive, educational, and entertaining children's and family-oriented films. The next festival is scheduled June 9 – 25, 2023. This educational and fun film festival is two weeks of eye-opening and exciting activities which include film screenings, media literacy and video production workshops for children, teens and independent producers. The Atlanta Children's Film Festival kicks-off on June 9, 2023. Check on KVC's website for more details about all the workshops and screenings in March 2023.

Many thanks for funding and support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Georgia Council for the Arts, the Tyler Perry Foundation, Emory University Department of Film and Media, South Arts and DeKalb Entertainment Commission.

This festival is produced and presented by KVC, a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational media arts organization that specializes in teaching youth media literacy, video production and communication skills. Our mission is to use video production as a teaching tool to educate and empower today's youth with media literacy, communication and critical thinking skills that will help them become independent thinkers and creators for tomorrow. KVC Inspires Youth to Think-Dream-Create!

Since we started the festival, it has been a great success! Through this annual summer festival, we have reached over 10,000 youth. Our audience consists of children of diverse ethnic groups. We are reaching and teaching more children each year. In 2008, KVC was awarded DeKalb County Arts Visionary Award for starting the festival and creating an innovative art programs to teach children.

KVC will partner with to help connect independent children producers to Studio Executive and Hollywood Producers to pitch their creative work. To find out more go to Also, independent producers (adults only) will get the following prizes:
Winner(s) – 6 months subscription to

To sustain the growth and future of the festival, we are pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities. Our intent is to identify sponsors who align with our core values and develop a partnership that ensures engagement with your target consumer base.

Kids Video Connection can help your business with:

• Brand recognition
• Community outreach
• Tax credit
• Lead generation
• Becoming an advocate for media education and cyber safety.

If you want to reach more families and children, be one of the Awesome sponsors of the Atlanta Children's Film Festival. For more information, please contact the film festival director, Alesia Johnson, at (404) 993-5696 or by email

Up to 6 category winners will be awarded a cash prize, free entry to a future festival, award laurel, and a 1 year subscription to

We are seeking positive educational and entertaining programs for children, teens and family-oriented programs . Also, we are seeking shorts produced by students (children and teens).

Make sure to include the following information:
1. Film Title
2. Film Duration
3. Name of Director
4. Name of Writer/Producer
5. Name of student's school (if applicable)
6. Month & Year of completion

Overall Rating
  • Hui Tan

    It is my great honor to receive your announcement!
    I deeply appreciate Atlanta Children's Film Festival to provide this opportunity for filmmakers to represent their films and share their experiences!
    Tan, Hui

    December 2022
  • It's such a lovely film festival. It shows various films about children and their families. I was so moved the staff are all very kind. I participated online this year, but I really want to visit in person next time :)

    August 2022
  • Jackie Ross

    It was wonderful to attend the festival and it was a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Such an amazing and diverse selection of films. I truly felt like "one of the family".

    August 2022
  • Neil Jensen

    This was a very fun festival. The emphasis of family friendly and positive films for children was constant throughout the entire festival. A good selection of films from around the world, as well as local filmmakers. I was honored to have A Cookie on a Plate be a part of this festival.

    August 2022
  • P. Yun

    this was a wonderful experience. the communication was excellent and personal responses were always quick. it was an honor to be recognized and have my animation included in the program. and it was a huge encouragement to be given an award for best student animation. a big thank you to the organizers and all who made this great festival possible. thank you again!!

    August 2022