The 14th Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival 2018 hosted and supervised by Busan Intl. Kids and Youth Film Festival organizing committee will be held for 7 days from 9-15 July 2019 in Busan, South Korea.

BIKY is the oldest&biggest young festival in Korea that has provided a venue for children and teenagers to communicate through various films from all around world.

BIKY has one competition called 'Ready~Action!' for films directed by children and teenagers. BIKY aims to discover films by young directors and develop new contents in the relevant fields for the future.

For Adults, we have various types of theme in non-competitive section. Please entry your outstanding film for young audience. It'll be a great opportunity for them to understand diverse cultures.

*Non-competitions for adult director
Staying Together- Films focused on conflict and harmony within communities
Finding Myself- Films take a journey to discover real identities
Embrace the Difference- Films that tell ways to embrace differences and respect each other
Beyond the Boundary- Films that show exciting and meaningful adventures
Asian Panorama- A celebration of Asian children and youth films in various styles
Special Program- A collection of films under one specific theme
Open Cinema- Family film collection for open-air cinema

*Main Awards
National - 3 Main awards will be selected in each part of 'Ready~Action! 12/15/18'
International -1 Creative cities of UNESCO will be selected in each part of 'Ready~Action! 12/15/18'

*Other Awards
Audience award / Asia Tie-up award / Samir NASR Scholarship / LEE Joo-young Scholorship

-Adult films will be screened at non-competitive section

- The only competitive section for young directors age under 18.
- Only short film within 30 min, completed in 2018 and 2019.
- Juries will be composed of young committee members and winners of last year's of 'Ready~Action!' section.

Overall Rating
  • Max Shoham

    I was deeply honoured to have my film, Sincerely Anthony, screened at this wonderful festival. And then it won! The organisers were terrific and always communicated well with me. I would love to be able to attend this festival next year. Thank you so much, Busan International...I am grateful for the recognition.

    September 2018
    Response from festival:

    Omg! we are deeply moved by your comment. It was our pleasure to screen your outstanding film. we cheer for your next project and hope to see you in Busan!!

  • Brilliant festival! Smart program, great organization. I'm very glad that I was a part of this process. Thank you very much to all the staff!

    August 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thanks for kind words Tatiana! we were honored to invite you.
    Hope to see you again !

  • D-Mulsion Production

    The communications are extremely great. The hospitality is great. I would love to submitting again. Highly recommend!

    July 2018
    Response from festival:

    Thank you D-Mulsion Production. We look forward to seeing your next film!

  • Yaser Talebi

    "This is a great festival my film was in. Busan International Kids and Youth Film Festival was professional and communicated extremely well. Looking forward to submitting again. Highly recommend"

    July 2017
    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much for your kind words.
    We always cheer for your projects.
    We'll try our best to be a great film festival.

  • Jacqueline Sánchez-Carrero

    Fantastic experience!! We were there last year and it was spectacular

    July 2017
    Response from festival:

    Jacqueline! We are very appreciate for your great review!
    we never forget your warm heart to all staffs and Korean audience. we hope meet you next year!