Heilbronner Kinderfilmfest
Short film program for and by children.

The Heilbronner Kinderfilmfest, organized by Cherry Tales Filmatelier, is the first film festival by and for young people from the Heilbronn region.
The festival gives viewers of all ages a special opportunity to watch films together and talk about them.
The public, one-day program shows a selection of short films submitted from around the world, as well as films by young filmmakers from the region.

Conditions for submission:

Please do not submit your film if it is not explicitly suitable for children. Bloody violence, harsh themes or sexualised content are not for this festival.

Your film must be understandable in German. This means:

Your film is in German
Your film is without dialogue (understandable)

- Submission is free of charge and must be made online no later than 13/01/2024.
- The films should be suitable for viewers of all ages and understandable in German. Exceptions are foreign submissions, which are also understandable without language.
- Professional and non-professional filmmakers can submit their works.
- All recording formats are permitted.
- The film can also have premiered at other festivals.
- Submissions must be made online. Filmmakers should include a synopsis and any press materials (photos, etc.).
- Screening materials and press kits will not be returned (unless a prepaid return envelope is included).
- All screenings will take place in Heilbronn, Germany.
- Films that are accepted for participation may still be considered for subsequent competition events.

For further inquiries please contact the festival office:
Cherry Tales Filmatelier

Overall Rating
  • Thank you for the opportunity to show my work at your film festival!

    May 2023
  • Niklas Bauer

    Danke für das tolle Screening und auch den Kindern, dass sie unseren Film zum Publikumspreis erkoren haben!
    Auch den tolle digitale Gruß, da wir nicht dabei sein konnten, war uns eine große Freude.
    Gerne wieder und bis bald!

    March 2023