Festivals

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

01-Nov-2019 To 10-Nov-2019

Chicago , United States

The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF) is the first Academy® qualifying children’s film festival in the world. Oscar® qualifying film categories include Live-Action Short Film and Animated Short Film.

Founded in 1984, the CICFF is the oldest and largest film festival for kids in North America. During the 35th season in 2018, Chicago presented 245 films from over 44 countries over the course of nine days.

The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival serves as a global hub for filmmakers and producers of films for young people, as an opportunity to connect with and elevate the aesthetic and production standards for youth cinema production.