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

Entries now invited for SEPTEMBER - 2021 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, for 2020-21 we have shifted the festival to online platforms and monthly online editions are being organised on Facebook/Youtube since July 2020.

Entries Open for 2021 - SEPTEMBER MONTH EDITION (Online).
Film genres: Features, short films, documentaries and Animation films .

Submission Deadline: September 21, 2021.

Festival Date: September 26, 2021 (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, 2018 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6) Films once entered cannot be withdrawn.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 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.

10) SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 21, 2021.

Overall Rating
  • Thank you for recognizing the importance of raising suicide awareness with our youth ๐Ÿ’œ Itโ€™s not a US problem, itโ€™s a global problem. Incredibly honored to have been chosen Best Animation with your festival in India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

    September 2021
  • Aeshvarya Thakur

    The Golden Bee International Children's Film festival is a platform that converges global children's cinema. For indie filmmakers, it's a great platform to showcase their work, devoid of the borders.

    September 2021
  • shanta chowdhury

    It was an amazing experience and a great honor to be selected and win the official laurel at this amazing festival. Due to pandemic conditions, it deserves big applause for wonderful online screening and perfect communication.

    July 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank You.

  • ์˜๋ฏผ ์ตœ

    It was great to be screened at the festival. I hope it will be a film festival where many children can participate and enjoy. Thank you for giving me the best movie award in May. ^^

    July 2021
    Response from festival:

    Thank You so much.

  • Pierre Meynadier

    Golden bee Festival was a great experience and an excellent way to get visibility in India. My interview with the director gave me proof of the passion that drives this team, and I had a real moment of happiness by receiving the award for best feature film. An excellent experience, then.

    July 2021
    Response from festival:

    It was great having you in the festival Pierre Meynadier. Thank You.