Welcome to the RADIANCE International Kids Art & Film Festival - a platform where kids are prepared to become global leaders, who heal the world, and stimulate healthy societal policies through the Arts. Radiance is a festival "for children, by children".

MISSION
To raise a new generation of prominent children in the arts and entertainment sector who will spread their positive radiance to the world.

VISION
To be the leading purpose driven entertainment and arts festival for the unlocking of children's potentials worldwide, starting with Africa.

GOAL
Our goal is to become a leading voice in the crusade for inclusiveness toward children living in poverty, those with disabilities, and sensory / developmental challenges.

At Radiance, our biggest awards will be presented to participating kids, living with disabilities / sensory and developmental challenges. Every child in this category will receive a Radiance Hero Award, as well as any corresponding award they might win in the respective categories listed below:

KIDS – EXCLUSIVE CATEGORIES:
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BEST OVERALL FILM MADE BY CHILDREN
BEST CHILD ANIMATOR
BEST CHILD VFX ARTIST
BEST CHILD SCREENWRITER
BEST CHILD PRODUCER
BEST CHILD DIRECTOR
BEST CHILD FILM EDITOR
BEST CHILD DOP (DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY)
BEST CHILD CHOREOGRAPHER
BEST CHILD SOUND DESIGNER
BEST SOUNDTRACK COMPOSED/PERFORMED BY A CHILD
BEST CHILD LIGHTING DESIGNER
BEST CHILD ART DIRECTOR
BEST DOCUMENTARY MADE BY A CHILD
BEST AR/VR MOVIE BY A CHILD
BEST 360 VIDEO MADE BY A CHILD
BEST MUSIC VIDEO MADE BY A CHILD
BEST MOVIE MADE BY A SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD

BEST CHILD ACTOR
BEST CHILD ACTRESS

ADULT-INCLUSIVE CATEGORIES:
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BEST LIVE ACTION FILM MADE FOR KIDS
BEST ANIMATED FILM MADE FOR KIDS
BEST CHILD ACTOR
BEST CHILD ACTRESS
BEST SOUNDTRACK COMPOSED/PERFORMED BY A CHILD
BEST 3DAB&OMSC (SPECIAL NEEDS) KID IN MOVIES

AWARDS FOR LIVE PERFORMANCES / ACTIVITIES DURING THE FESTIVAL:
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BEST CHILD GRAPHIC ARTIST
BEST CHILD ILLUSTRATOR
BEST CHILD CARTOONIST
BEST CHILD VISUAL ARTIST
BEST CHILD PERFORMANCE (MUSIC)
BEST CHILD WRITER (MUSIC LYRICS)
BEST CHILD PERFORMANCE (POETRY / SPOKEN WORD)
BEST CHILD PERFORMANCE (DRAMA / THEATRE)
BEST CHILD MONOLOGUE
BEST CHILD INSTRUMENTALIST (MUSIC)

**All the winners in this category will receive certificates. They will also receive trophies if we are able to get sponsors**

CATEGORY 1 - AWARDS FOR SUBMITTED CONTENT: (KIDS EXCLUSIVE)
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All Film submissions made in the competitive film categories must be made entirely by children, with very little adult supervision (if any)
It is absolutely free to submit to any of the kids-exclusive categories, but every film that fails to meet our criteria will be disqualified immediately.
All submissions by kids must come with a cover letter from a parent or guardian.
All the winners in this category will receive certificates. They will also receive trophies if we are able to get sponsors.

CATEGORY 2 - AWARDS FOR SUBMITTED CONTENT: (ADULT-INCLUSIVE)
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All films submitted in this category MUST be absolutely child-friendly, and family-oriented films. Any film that does not meet these criteria will be disqualified.
Adult (18 & above) are expected to pay a submission fee for their submission to the relevant categories, and the fees are non-refundable.
All the winners in this category will receive certificates. They will also receive trophies if we are able to get sponsors.

CATEGORY 3 - AWARDS FOR LIVE PERFORMANCES / ACTIVITIES DURING THE FESTIVAL:
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This category covers activities that will take place during the festival. All these activities will be live, and the winners will be selected by industry experts with years of experience.
All the winners in this category will receive certificates. They will also receive trophies if we are able to get sponsors.