Next CIFEJ General Assembly, Beijing - China, 6 - 10 May, 2014

Published on 19/02/2014 at 07:21

It’s with great pleasure to announce that the next Biennial General Assembly of CIFEJ will be held in Beijing - China. You can find the schedule and all the forms in the “General  Assembly” section.



Published on 10/03/2014 at 00:21

 8-10 September 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Asia welcomes the World Summit on Media for Children. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, hosts the 7th World Summit on Media for Children in September 2014, the first time the global summit on media in the development, education and wellbeing of children is taking place in Asia. For more information please click here.

Irina – The Scarlet Briefcase-CIFEJ Prize Winner in Greece

Published on 11/12/2013 at 04:28

 The CIFEJ jury member at the 16th Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Andrzej Roman Jasiewicz-CIFEJ member and the chair man of children and youth section of Polish Filmmakers Association from Poland- has announced “Irina – The Scarlet Briefcase directed by Bernard Mazauric, as the winner of CIFEJ prize in this festival.

Ajyal Youth Film Festival and Ajyal Industry Forum, Nov. 26th-30th, 2013

Published on 21/12/2013 at 00:25

The Doha Film Institute’s first Ajyal Youth Film Festival was held from November 26th to 30th, 2013 in Doha, Qatar. At the end of the festival, a number of films won cash prizes handed out by hundreds of jurors aged 8 to 21 who were categorized in 3 groups (Mohaq, Hilal and Badr).

The inaugural two-day Ajyal Industry Forum (Nov. 27th-28th, 2013), themed  Our Children First!, ,,,,,, discussed aspects ranging from the value of local content to policy making and film marketing, and presented diverse perspectives of filmmakers from around the world.

First CIFEJ International Media Conference; CIFEJ Days in China and Ukraine

Published on 22/10/2013 at 21:05

CIFEJ Press Release

“CIFEJ Days” was held in Kharkov, Ukraine from September 22 to 28, 2013 with the close collaboration of the CIFEJ Headquarters in Tehran and the International Children Television Festival “Dytiatko” which was opened officially on September 25th.

This event was held few days after the very successful CIFEJ presence in China during 12th China International Children's Film Festival-CICFF which was organized by the Respectful CIFEJ member of the board Dr. Hou Keming, Professor of Beijing Film Academy, Chairperson of China Children's Film Association, and President of China International Children's Film Festival [To see the picture report of the CIFEJ Animation workshop, you are invited to visit Gallery on the CIFEJ website. Other photos pictures will be added in few days, as well].

During the “CIFEJ Days” in Kharkov- the peak of success among all the programmes of CIFEJ in the new term- the First CIFEJ International Media Conference“Global Village, Children, Television and Cinemawas held.

Filmscript workshop “From Idea to Film scriptwriting” conducted by the eminent Iranian filmmaker  “Rasoul Sadr Ameli” and animation and documentary film workshop  conducted by the CIFEJ member of the Board “ Maikki Kantola”for  children and young adults  were among other programmes of the CIFEJ day in Kharkov.

The prize of CIFEJ  was awarded tothe film “All for one”,Television and Radio Company Sigma, programme Teenager (city of Lozova, Ukraine) and the director Daryna Liubshyna.

CIFEJ PRIZE Winner films in previously held festivals in different parts of the world: A Flame in the Wind, director: Farhad Mehranfar; Harun- Arun, director: Vinod Ganatra; Red like the Sky, director: Cristiano Bortone; Themba, A boy called Hope, director: Stefanie Sycholt;  were screened during the festival at children’s schools.

The board of CIFEJ met on September 26thand 27that the Hotel Kharkov conference room to discuss about the future of CIFEJ and its programmes. Organisation of the next CIFEJ General Assembly, initiation of a CIFEJ Club specialized for Children to be familiar with the art of filmmaking suggested and followed up by the Secretary General of CIFEJ, and considering new requests for membership were among the main issues discussed.