Welcome to Golden Bee International Children's Film Festival, India (ONLINE EDITION - Screenings on Facebook).

Entries now invited for APRIL - 2022 monthly online edition of Children Films. Festival is organised with Live screenings on Facebook/Youtube and post-screening discussion with filmmakers.

(About the Festival)
Established in 2016, Golden Bee International Children's Film Festival is one of a kind film festival taking entertaining and informative cinema to children. In India, there are very few dedicated film festival for children. Golden Bee is a pioneer in showcasing content specially prepared for children. In last five years the festival has covered 21 Indian cities across 12 states and screened 280+ films. The festival has also conducted technical workshops for children such as Storytelling, Photography, Filmmaking and Creative Writing.

Due to COVID-19, we have shifted the festival to online platforms and monthly online editions are being organised on Facebook/Youtube since July 2020.

Entries Open for 2022 - APRIL MONTH EDITION (Online).
Film genres: Features, short films, documentaries and Animation films .

Submission Deadline: APRIL 3, 2022.

Festival Date: APRIL 17, 2022 (Sunday).

Film Festival Categories:-

1) Short Films
2) Feature Films
3) Documentary
4) Animation Films
5) CSR and NGO Films

In addition to professional filmmakers, films made by children ( upto 18-years of age) on the festival theme can also become part of the festival.

Please Read Rules & Terms Carefully Before Submitting Your Film.

For any query, please feel free to email us at goldenbeefilmfestival@gmail.com.

Awards are given in several categories across several genres.

a) E-Award Certificate will be given to the Winners.

b) Official Selection Laurel will be given to the Selected Films.

1) Genres: Short Films, Documentary, Feature Films, Animation Films etc. are invited for submission in the festival.

2) Duration: Films from 1 min to 120 min.

3) Cut off Year: Films produced after January 1, 2020 are eligible for the festival.

4) Entries are invited in all languages. Non-English language productions must include English subtitles.

5) NO SCREENING FEE will be paid to Filmmaker/Production House for the festival screening.

6) Films once entered cannot be withdrawn.

7) Online Film Screenings will take place on the FACEBOOK/YOUTUBE Page of Golden Bee International Children's Film Festival.

9) All matters NOT mentioned in these rules will be decided by the Festival Director. The discretion to make an exception to any rules and regulations of the festival will rest with the Festival Director.


Overall Rating
  • Sreejith Nair

    Thank you to Golden Bee for not only screening my film RAJASAUR, but to also grant me my first award. I had an amazing time with this festival and loved having a Q&A with director Rao Narender Yadav!

    February 2022
  • Happy that Madappally United was selected to be a part of the festival and thrilled that we won. Look forward to being back with more of our work in the years to come.

    February 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank You!

  • Michael Abimanyu

    Obe of the best festvals. It has the live screening and the QnA sessions that are very useful for filmmakers. Thank you for including Dance Again in Feb 2022 festival. Did not expect to win any awards, so it's a leasant surpruse for me and all the crews of Dance Again.

    February 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank You.

  • The Premier Media

    A great film festival by an Excellent team. It was a wonderful experience interacting during the Film screening. regards Santosh Panda, Writer and Director, Dennaa The Wings ( The Premier Media), Odisha, India

    February 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank You for participating.

  • judith coppinger

    Thank you so much for including Lucas and the Witch in your festival. It was very well organised and professional. I really the opportunity to do the QnA after. I highly recommend the festival.

    February 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thank You!