San Diego International Kids' Film Festival

San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
7351 Lunada Vista
Rancho Palos Verdes, United States

Tel: 310-541-8040

2019, Finished
Fri 23rd Aug to Sun 25th Aug

Festival Overview

The San Diego International Kid's Film Festival promotes the idea of entertainment with education. Supported by many across the world, the festival supports the entertainment and education industries by showcasing international films, and gives young, aspiring filmmakers a channel to communicate to an international community. The resulting collaboration produces a unique multi-cultural experience, engaging young viewers with positive media, as a diverse education.


Awards in categories:
.Short <40min. Feature>41min,
.TV Episode <45min.
•Adult (Age 18+); Youth ( age15 -18); Children (age 6-14)
•Live-action (Feature and short);
•Animated (Feature and short)
•Documentary (Feature and short);
•Mix-Media (Feature and short)
•Education (Feature and Short)
•Live-action TV Episode or Special;
•Animated TV Episode or Special
•Documentary TV Episode or Special
•Education TV Episode or Special


Action Adventure Animation Art-house Asian Black Black Comedy Bollywood Children Comedy Documentary Drama Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language French Historical Independent Jewish Music Video Musical National Reality Romance Science Fiction Short Silent Sport Student Thriller TV War Western Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Lynn Tang
Film Festival
Primary contact


Open to the public


• The action of the film should be child & family -driven and the stories should be culturally authentic, timely, and of universal appeal.
• Films submitted to SDIKFF should be made for, rather than about, children and family.
• Film content should be creative, highly original, and demonstrate artistic and technical mastery.
• Content should speak positively to children of diverse backgrounds and cultures and should provide strong role models for both boys and girls.
Criteria for non-acceptance of films into the festival include:
• Excessive or gratuitous violence, nudity, or profanity.
• Content that advocates and supports racial, cultural, religious, or gender bias.
• Any submission not subtitled or dubbed into the English language.


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• Short film or video (under 40 minutes): $40.00 USD
• Feature-length film or video (41 minutes or longer): $80.00 USD
• Children Made film or video: 5.00
• Youth Made film or video: $10.00

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