Barnefilmfestivalen April 22 – 27 2024

Conference 2023

We are excited to present this year's conference program. Check it out!

The conference will present a dream meeting with Michel Ocelot and a masterclass with Kajsa Næss, and we will be introduced to the new technology behind "Three Robbers and a Lion" and an exciting panel debate about original content in children's films and television programs in the midst of special effects, AI and algorithms. The conference will be held on Friday April 28th from 09.00 to 15.30.


08:45 - 09:00 The day starts with morning coffee


09:00 The municipality's director of culture, Camilla Jarlsby, opens the conference


09:05 Opening speech by Einar Aarvig og DigiBas


09.20 Dream Meeting with the legendary Michel Ocelot and moderator Oda Bhar.

10.20 - 10.40 Coffe and mingling


10:40 – 11:40 Masterclass with Kajsa Næss on her movie «Titina».


11:40 – 12:15 Lunch


12:15 – 12:50 New Technology Combined with Tarditional Craftmanship. A presentation on the new technology used in making "Three Robbers and a Lion".


12:55 – 13:25 When algorithms curate childrens TV by Dr. Morten Goodwin professor at the Uiniversity of Agder.


13:30- 14:00 Case: Presentation of AIM, the AI-driven multiformat univers Kristiansand Zoo and Qvisten Animation.


14:00 - 14:15 Coffe and mingling


14:15 – 15:30 Panel debate: Do Children Get the content they deserve?
Moderator: Signe Zeilich-Jensen

The panel: Kristine Vinderskov, (Head of Kids & Family at Nordisk Film Distribution), Tonje Voreland (director, NRK Super), Frank Mosvold (animation producer and director), Silje Riise Næss (is heading the section for Commissioning at The Norwegian Film Institute), Gisle Halvorsen (head of drama, NRK Super), Ellen Alveberg (head of drama, Qvisten Animation), Kajsa Næss (director). Read more: