Submissions for the 20th KFF edition are now open.
The 2024 Kids Film Fest, an event organized by Brooklyn Film Society, will be available 24/7 online from June 1-9. The show will consist of numerous short animation, live-action films and documentaries. Selected films will be listed on the following BFF website page: https://www.brooklynfilmfestival.org/kidsfilmfest. From June 1-9 the audience will be able to watch all the films we select at any time and as many times they want.
Kids Film Fest is an initiative of Brooklyn Film Festival, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
The only Kids Film Fest award the fest gives away is the Audience Award, which goes to one project only.
All films are selected from submissions and all selected films run for a single KFF Audience Award.
Preferred films are not longer than 15 minutes in length.
To participate to KFF, a film must be for children of ALL ages (no harsh language or adult themes are accepted).
Films must be not older than 3 years, therefore completed after June 9, 2022.
To participate, films can not be in a distribution agreement nor it must not be released theatrically in the US.
Preview and screening film copies will not be returned unless specified and paid for by the filmmakers. Films may be used by the festival throughout the year at other venues. Filmmaker are notified in advance of any show that includes their films and obviously have the opportunity to decline the offer(s).
For promotional purposes only, kidsfilmfest is hereby granted the right to utilize excerpts (up to 5 mins) from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival.
The individual or the corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.