International Children's Film Festival

International Children's Film Festival
Films Division Complex Pedder Road
Mumbai, India

Tel: 02223516127
Fax: 2223516127

Festival Overview

International Children’s Film Festival India: The Golden Elephant is a biennial festival that strives to bring the
most imaginative and delightful international & national children’s cinema to young audiences in India. The
festival presents features, shorts, live action and animation films over seven days of festive celebrations
attended by more than one hundred thousand children and hundreds of film professionals and eminent guests
from around the world.
• To promote cinema that is created exclusively for children
• To bring together high quality, entertaining, multi‐cultural cinema for children who otherwise don’t
have access to such content
• To cultivate understanding of other cultures, lives & experiences through the medium of film
• To encourage children’s content that is non‐violent, humane and thought provoking
• To catalyze critical appreciation and creative pursuit of cinematic art amongst children
• To support the work of talented and dedicated children’s film‐makers and encourage the exchange of
ideas amongst them
ICFFI is organized by Children’s Film Society India (CFSI) – a Government of India organization, under Ministry
of Information and Broadcasting, committed to nurturing a dynamic children’s film culture in the country.
Since its inception in 1955, CFSI has been producing, exhibiting and distributing exclusive, entertaining and
enriching content for children. With an enviable catalogue of around 250 films in 15 different languages, CFSI
remains the prime producer of children’s cinema in South Asia.


• International
• Asian Panorama
• Little Directors
• Children’s World
• Country Focus
• Open Forums
• Workshops
• Special events – Kids Mela


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Curation & Programming
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Open to the public


Entries are open for all.

Children film with any duration and genre , produced after Jan 2015 are eligible for submission.


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