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Kids Kino.Lab

Festivals 2019-07-09

Kids Kino.Lab development programme – call for applications is now open!

You can now submit your project for Kids Kino.Lab workshops! 

Kids Kino.Lab it's an international development programme for film projectsand TV seriesfor young audience. It is dedicated to script writers and producers who are interested in developing their film (​live action, animation or documentary​) or a TV series from a concept to a highly advanced script stage and initial production assumptions. For submissions we invite filmmakers from ​Belgium​, ​Czech Republic​, ​Greece​ and ​Poland​. 

Submission deadline: 30th of September. 

Former Kids Film.Pro goes international as Kids Kino.Lab 

The project started as Kids Film.Pro in 2014 and was limited just to Polish projects. This year’s edition will turn into an international workshop under a new name: Kids Kino.Lab and it includes partnership countries. We are happy to introduce our partners: 

  • International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino!, Poznań, Poland 
  • JE.F Festival, Antwerp, Belgium 
  • Zlin Film Festival, Zlin, Czech Republic 
  • Athens International Children’s Film Festival, Athens, Greece 

Kids Kino.Lab works with 12 teams (scriptwriter and producer) including 4 series and 8 feature filmson participants ideas. Our goal is to develop the script form short synopsis (budget, financing and promotion plan). 

Schedule 

This years edition of Kids Kino.Lab will consist of 4 stationary workshopsessions and at least 3 on-line sessions.The workshops will be conducted in English only on the following months: 

  • November/December 2019, Poznań, International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! 
  • March 2020, Antwerp, JEF festival
  • May 2020, Zlin, Zlin Film Festival
  • August 2020, Athens, Athens International Children’s Film Festival
  • Selected projects will be presented at the ​Warsaw Kids Film Forum ​2020 – an international co-production forum, which is an industry part of​ ​Kids Film Festival​.

Rules 

  • This year we accept projects from our partnership countries: Czech Republic, Belgium, Greeceand Poland
  • We do accept both feature films and tv series projects in all the categories: animations/ documentaries/ live-actions.
  • Noshort films and tv specials are accepted. 
  • Workshops will be leaded just in English
  • The cost of the programme is 1600 EUR per team
  • As the organizer we cover the accommodation and food for participants. 
  • The travel costs are on the participant’s side. 
  • The workshops is aimed for teams: producer + scriptwriter

Our experts 

Kirsten Bonnen Rask– feature films script Tutor. 

Kirsten is an experienced script consultant in all formats – shorts, features, TV series, and documentaries for adults as well as for children. 

Armin Prediger– series script Tutor. 

Armin has worked in the film industry for 25 years, 18 of those as a writer, head writer and script editor in live-action and animation. 

Ronald Kruschak– producer’s Tutor. 

Germany-based producer, writer and tutor/lecturer with a track record of twenty years of filmmaking focusing on Family Entertainment. 

Philip LaZebnik– feature films script Tutor. 

Philip is a screenwriter, writer of plays and a screenwriting consultant. Originally associated with Disney Studios and Dream Works. His screenwriting credits include Mulan and Pocahontas for Disney, and The Prince of Egypt and The Road to El Dorado for DreamWorks, among many others.