Barnefilmfestivalen April 26—May 1 2022

Industry Days

Welcome the the Industry Days at KICFF!

Wednesday April 27th

MASTERCLASS at 10.00 (in Norwegian)
INDUSTRY LUNCH from 12:00 – 14:00 at Teateret
PANEL DISCUSSION at 14.00 (in Norwegian)

Thursday April 28th

INDUSTRY LUNCH from 12:00 – 14:00 at Teateret
FILMS ON THE HORIZON (FOH) at 17.30 (In English)
The SOUTH NORWEGIAN FILMCENTRE invites you to an informal dinner after FOH

Friday April 29th

MASTERCLASS at 10.00 (In English)
PITCH COMPETITION at 13.00 (In Norwegian)
INDUSTRY LUNCH from 12:00 – 14:00 at Teateret
KRISTIANSAND ZOO AT NIGHT from 17.00 – 19.30

Saturday April 30th

FAMILY DAY inside and outside Kristiansand Cinema
AWARD CEREMONY at 17:00 at Aladdin Scene
CLOSING PARTY after the award ceremony

You will find the accreditation form here.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us!

Films on the Horizon 2022

We proudly present five upcoming Norwegian animation films. The films are in various stages of production. The presentations will be in English at Aladdin Cinema on Thursday April 28th at 17:30. Host for the evening is Ingrid Dokka, CEO of The South Norwegian Film Centre.

In English.


For the fifth year running, the media fund Zefyr and Kristiansand International Children Film Festival hosts a pitch session at this year's festival. An award of NOK 100.000 is presented to the best pitch of a project to be realized within the Zefyr region.

In Norwegian.

MASTERCLASS: Hello world

Meet director Kenneth S. Elvebakk for a masterclass with focus on his newest documentary "Hello World".

In Norwegian.

MASTERCLASS: Why Documentaries for Kids?

Join Kirsten Bonnén Rask for a talk about: What can documentaries tell that fiction cannot? What kind of stories are best told in documentary forms? How does children respond and why is it important that children have access to documentaries as well as fiction?

The masterclass will be held in English.