Dytiatko International Children Media Festival (11)

DYTIATKO International Children Media Festival


01 Nov 2018
Call for entries

31 May 2019
Festival closed

16 Jul 2019
Notification date

04 Sep 2019
07 Sep 2019


64 Sumska Str.,  61002, Kharkov, Kharkiv Region, Ukraine

Festival description
Short Films
Feature Films

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 January 2018
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Any language
English Russian Ukrainian
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- The works submitted for the participation in the Festival must be made in Ukrainian, Russian or English or translated to these languages (voice-over, subtitles, dubbing).

- Author's works of different genres and creative decisions with duration of up to 30 minutes can participate in the Festival.

Duration of works in the "Best children's film" - up to 120 minutes.

Festival start: 04 September 2019      Festival end: 07 September 2019

Festival founded by Kharkiv Regional Council in 2009.

Tasks of the Festival:

- establishing and developing connections among children studios, exchanging experience and improving professional level of participants;

- showing vast audience interesting, unique works and projects from different countries of the world, presenting world experience in the field of film and television industry for children and youth;

- creating artistic and communication areas for exchanging experience, presenting new projects during the conduction of the festival and interfestival period;

- drawing attention of state, social and commercial structures to the issues of development of children on-screen works, the processes of identity formation by receiving information broadcasted by electronic mass-media, the needs of children creative teams, the fate of gifted children and their future.

The jury determines one winner in each nomination of the Festival, except nomination «The Best Television Program made for children». Other participants of the Second stage of the Festival receive special Diplomas of the Festival.

The Children’s Jury determines one winner in nomination «The Best Television Program for children». The Children’s Jury can establish additional special prize.

Only works created in the festival year and also throughout the year, which precedes the festival one but only those, which, due to the certain reasons, did not get to participate in the program of the previous Festival can participate in it.

Authors works of different genres and creative decisions with duration up to 30 minutes take part in the Festival.

Duration of works in the nominations “Best feature length film for children ” and “Best animated film for children” - up to 120 minutes.

Works, submitted for participation in the Festival should have English subtitles (except for works in English and works that have voice-over or English dubbing-in).

To participate in the Festival, it is necessary to submit the following:

- the materials for the catalogue: a short annotation of the work, the information about the authors, photo of the author, 3 frames of competitive work;

- the authors’ written consent in regard to the use of the works presented and/or their parts for shows during the Festival, in TV programs showing the Festival, and during educational events.

Up to four individuals from the circle of the authors or their authorized person (one adult and three children) can present selected works for participation in the second stage of the Festival.

The Organizing Committee selects, forms and shows in special Festival programs live action, documental, animation and other films, television programs, cycluses, retrospectives created in any country of the world.

The participation in the nominations is free of charge. The participant of the Festival pays independently all charges related to sending the materials for the participation in the Festival, travel expenses to the place of the Festival and return trip.

The applications and the works for the participation in the Festival can be submitted at the following address: 64 Sumska St., suite 96, Kharkiv city, Ukraine 61002, with inscription “To the Festival “Dytiatko”.

The organizers are not responsible for mistakes and inaccuracies in the submitted application. Mounted parts or parts of several programs are not accepted.

In case of violation of any clause mentioned above, the application for the participation in the Festival is not considered.

Works which are sent to the Festival are not refereed. After conducting events of the Festival materials are not returned to the authors. They become a part of the Festival database.

The Organizing Committee has the right to non-commercial display of competitive works of the Festival at the events, which are conducted by the Organizing Committee of the Festival (at the Festival platform, in special programs on other Festivals), also to display in Television programs about the Festival and during informational and educational events, to display on television channels aiming at illumination and popularization of the Festival.

The Organizing Committee has the right to non-commercial display of works on days of the Festival which are not selected for competitive and non-competitive program of the Festival.

Participants of the Festival who submitted the work are responsible for authorship failure.

The Organizing Committee is not responsible for Participants’ violation of the third parties rights.

Program and events of the festival and also other questions concerning organization of the Festival conduction are established by the Organizing Committee.

Participation in the Festival foresees agreement with this Regulation.



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