Barnefilmfestivalen 27. april2. mai 2021



We will open the Entry Form for the KICFF 2022 edition in September 2021. 


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KICFF is Norway’s largest film festival aimed at children and youth, aged 3-19. The festival takes place from April 27th to May 2nd 2021, in the towns of Kristiansand, Arendal and Farsund, located in the beautiful Southern Norway.

We accept entries of features, documentaries and short films. We welcome both live-action and animation films from all over the world.

Please note that we only accept films with first official screening date after January 1st, 2020.

Some of the films will be selected for competition, but most of the films will be screened outside competition. For films in competition, we are mainly looking for films that will have their Norwegian, European or World Premiere at KICFF.


  • International Short films (up to 60 min.)
    First official screening after January 1st 2020.
    Entry Deadline 10th of January 2021

  • All Feature-length films (over 60 min.)
    First official screening after January 1st 2020.
    Entry Deadline 10th of January 2021

  • Norwegian Short films (up to 30 min.)
    Completed in 2020 or 2021.
    Deadline 1st of February 2021


Submission is done via the festival platform Filmchief. 
We prefer online or downloadable screeners. Please note that we will only be in touch if your film is chosen for KICFF 2021.