Corti a Ponte is a great little festival in the Venice area.
Films are screened in Italian or with Italian subtitles in front of an audience from 3 to 99 year old.
The call "piccolo festival" focuses on short films made by children and teens, aged from 3 to 18 years.
Films will be screened in front of an audience aged 3 to 18 years.
The competition for art/professional films is called "Grande Festival". It's on a separated FFW page at

No cash prizes.

Each category will be awarded by a Senior Jury (made of education professionals) and by a Junior Jury (made of children or teens). Each category will be given also an audience award.

Special awards will be given by special Juries:
CIAS award (Coordinamento Italiano Audiovisivo Scolastico)
UNICEF award (UNICEF - comitato provinciale di Padova)

Summary of Regulations

The competition is divided in four sections:
- BY 3.7 - short films produced by children aged 3-7 (non readers or early readers)
- BY 8.10 - short films produced by children aged 8-10 (last three years of primary school)
- BY 11.13 - short films produced by children aged 11-13 (intermediate school)
- BY 14.18 - short films produced by teens (high school)

Each section will welcome short films of 2 categories:
• ANIMATION: short films created with any animation technique (traditional, stop motion, pixilation, 2D, CG, 3D, …)
• FICTION: live action fictional narrative short films. Picture sequences will not be accepted.

There is no limit about production year.
Maximum duration: 10 '.
Works must be in Italian or with Italian or English subtitles.

See complete regulations at

Overall Rating
  • Elina Myshanych

    Thank you very much for selecting and screening "Last Generation iChrone" on your festival! Unfortunately there was no opportunity to visit Padova this year. See you next time!

    May 2023
  • Wonderful festival ,with excellent communication .Thank you for selecting the film "Snoring" in your festival.

    May 2023
  • Foi incrível participar do festival

    July 2022
  • Mohammad ferajzadeh

    An extraordinary festival that pays attention to children's rights.
    I am glad that the film SEROK won an award at this festival
    Good luck.

    May 2022