Small and big teen films from the whole world for the 1st time in the centre of Prague on a big screen!

1st Annual Prague International Children and Youth Film Festival will take place on November 14 - 15, 2019 in the centre of Prague in cinema SVETOZOR (adr.: Vodickova 41, Prague 1, Czech Rep.). There will be screened films made by children and youth from all over the world from 8 to 21 years of age.

The competition is divided into 5 categories:

  1. Fiction
  2. Documentary
  3. Animation
  4. Experimental
  5. Other (music videos, commercials, etc.)

and further 3 subcategories according to filmmakers´ age:

  • 8 - 12 yrs.
  • 13 - 16 yrs.
  • 17 - 21 yrs.

The selection and award winning films will be decided by a jury of professionals from film and media. Festival program will be supplemented by two premieres of feature teen films made by adult filmmakers, workshops “Starting Documentary Filmmakers”, “Professional Youtuber” and “Junior Radio Reporter”, celebrity autograph signings, discussions with guests, etc.

Festival director is Zuzana Drazilova, producer of known projects „Daughters od Enemy“, television series „Children of Stalinism“, „Lost Neighbours - Teen Cameras Serach for Traces of Jewish Fellow - Citizens“ etc., teacher at Czech film schools (High Art School MICHAEL, FAMU). She graduated from production department at FAMU in 1996 and was distributor of fiction films as „Run Lola Run“, „Cider House Rules“, „Antonia´s Line“, „Character“, „Ghost Dog“, „Little Voice“, „Central Station“, „The Straight Story“ etc. (some of them were Oscar winning films ).

It is currently possible to submit films until 25 min. using the form (if you have a longer film, send us please an e-mail).

1st entry deadline is October 1st, 2019, 2nd deadline November 1st, 2019 and the latest deadline November 15th, 2019 (the selection will be over the time more competitive). All beginning film fans and filmmakers from all over the world are welcome to sign up, our festival is not a specialized student festival.


Main partner



Praha 1 NET4GA Starbucks ČEPS Dermacol Ambrozia Dismanův rozhlasový˝ dětský soubor

Media partners

Rádio Junior Flowee Superposter

Further supported

Pepsi Ovocný světozor Deloitte T-Shirts4u o2 Bombus Pompo Sprinterstudio Plakátov JCDecaux