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SUBMISSION 2019

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:06
Submission for 2019 opens in October and deadline is Thursday December 6th, 2018.....for more info check out http://thefinancingforum.com/submission
EAVE SCHOLARSHIP 2018 in collaboration with The Financing Forum for Kids Content We are excited to highlight our collaboration with EAVE and happy to announce that a full scholarship to participate in EAVE’s Marketing Workshop has been awarded to one of The Financing Forum’s 2018 Pitching Projects. The scholarship goes to Tuffi Films from Finland and producer Sanna Kultanen with the project ‘Sihja’. The EAVE Marketing Workshop offers a 360° hands-on marketing training on audience engagement and the latest market trends and strategies. The scholarship covers participation fee, hotel and meals (but not travel). The workshop will take place in…

FESTICINÉ

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 09:51
PLEASE MAKE SURE TO LOG IN TO YOUR ACCOUNT ON FESTICINÉ TO SEE THE LIST OF PROJECTS, LIST OF PARTICIPANTS AND YOUR SCHEDULE.CLICK HERE TO LOGIN!

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 23:37
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: The Opening Industry DAY 2018: NEW REALITIES – NEW WORLDS – NEW EXPERIENCES This is the PROGRAMME 2018 and you can join by getting an ACCREDITATION  here!    "The Realities of Storytelling for Kids in VR” - an Immersive Storytelling Experience produced by storycentralLABS for The Opening Industry Day hosted in cooperation with KIDS Regio.  Tuesday 13th March 2018, Malmö1:00pm - 7:00pm  KIDS Regio is thrilled to co-host The Opening Industry DAY as the Opening Industry Hub of The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018. which this year is held in collaboration with Creative Europe Media Desk Netherlands.    Narrative…
Decision-Makers Meet Decision-Makers & Producers Meet Producers For the first time ever, we are hosting two sessions aimed at the two different types of professionals attending the Forum. One is for decision-makers and the other for producers.We want to offer the producers who are attending the Forum a chance to present themselves, and their projects and potentially meet new colleagues, get inspiration or find co-producers. We hope that this session will foster collaboration and create new partnerships.We are hosting a session for decision-makers in order for them to get a chance to introduce themselves and their companies in a more…

WHO CAN YOU MEET IN MALMÖ THIS YEAR?

Sunday, 11 February 2018 19:27
These companies and organisations, will among others attend the Forum in March:ZDF, KiKA, Disney, BBC, YLE, NRK Super, SVT,  VPRO Youth, NTR, NDR, Canal+, Nordisk Film Distribution, Nederlands Filmfonds, Nickelodeon North, AVEK, NFTF, Finnish Film Foundation, Swedish Filminstitute, Danish Film Institute, Film i Skåne, Creative Europe Media Desks of Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy and Flandern, Ffilm Cymru Wales, KIDS Regio, Cine Regio, DocLounge, FARBFILM Verlei, IDFA, Sola Media, Senator/Wildbunch, DCM , Storycentral UK, five exquisite VR creators with their kids-content cases and many more as the list is still in progress..24 selected projects will pitch and both at RealYoung and The…
Official Selection for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018 Congratulations!24 projects has been selected to pitch at The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018.It is allways a hard task to be the ones, that have to make aselection. This project or maybe that? Among so many eligible projects!We think many of you have been in a similar situation and afterwords..."was that a good decision"? Could keep you awake at night.We have now carried through that task, we have made a selection among all theprojects that were submitted to The Financing Forum 2018. 24 great projects that we are eager…

LAST Call for RealYoung 2018

Monday, 08 January 2018 14:49
LAST Call for RealYoung 2018 New ways of reaching young audiences - To lift real life stories for young viewers to the next level, RealYoung initiative brings together creators, funders, distributors, publishers and everyone else targeting younger audiences. Dead-line for submission for the next edition of RealYoung is January 10th. WHY?Every day kids and youth consume a substantial amount of real life stories via YouTube channels, Instagram videos, Snapchats, TV and via many other outlets. Like sponges they absorb peer created content, cute cats, latest football goals, funny clips and much more. But where can they access edgy, daring, stimulating and…

SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED!

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 23:42
SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED! The submission for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018 is closed. We received a great variety of films, TV-series, documentaries, games and multiplatform projects. We want to thank all of the producers from these 21 countries: Greenland, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Slovenia, India, Argentina,Georgia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Ireland, Ukraine, Republic of Macedonia, Greece and Croatia, who submitted projects. What happens next?All of the projects will be categorised and sent to the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee will go carefully through all submissions and select those with the highest chance of a…
LAST Call for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018 If you did not already submit your project, you can do it here:. Submission    The deadline is next week, Thursday December 7th 2017 at 23:59 (CET) Make sure to go to our website and register your project(s) before December 7th in order to get an opportunity to pitch at the Forum next year. We are looking forward to receiving all of your projects! Register your project here, where you can find all further information.We have two special focuses:One for VR/Interactive projects and one for TV-series!As always, we also accept…
2nd Call for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018 Submission is open for the 12th edition of The Financing Forum. We have two special focuses:One for VR/Interactive projects and one for TV-series!The deadline December 7th 2017 at 23:59 (CET)Make sure to go to our website and register your project(s) before December 7th in order to get an opportunity to pitch at the Forum next year. We are looking forward to receiving all of your projects! Register your project here, where you can find all further information.As always, we also accept live action features and animation.Call RealYoung 2018- new ways…
Call for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018 Submission opens October 15th.We have two special focuses:One for VR/Interactive projects and one for TV-series!The deadline December 7th 2017 at 23:59 (CET)Make sure to go to our website and register your project before December 7th in order to get an opportunity to pitch at the Forum next year. We are looking forward to receiving all of your projects! Register your project here, where you can find all further information.As always, we also accept live action features and animation. The Financing Forum for Kids Content's BEST PITCH PRIZE Congratulations to the winners…

SUMMER IS OVER..

Friday, 08 September 2017 12:37
SUMMER IS OVER.. We are back from the summer break, revitalized and hope you are too!   DEADLINE for registering your projects for FF 2018 is December 7th ! Our SUBMISSION opens in October and the DEADLINE for registering your projects is December 7th! Look forward to an expanded Forum:  A special call for ‘Games / VR / Apps’ which will get its own focus section during the Forum 2018.  Producers will have a chance to meet each other and network during our carefully organised ‘Producers Meet Producers’  ‘ThinkJam 2 – Co-creation with Kids’ - since our first edition was so…

CHECK OUT OUR BRAND NEW ADVISORY BOARD

Friday, 07 April 2017 11:41
As a part of the rebranding of the Forum, we have gathered a group of experts and professionals to help guide us in the future and help make the Forum even better. Meet them all here!

THANKS TO ALL OUR PARTICIPANTS

Friday, 07 April 2017 11:39
Thank you all for coming! This year's edition of The Financing Forum for Kids Content is now over and together with our volunteers we want to thank you professionals, who came to Malmö to investigate, network, inspire and make new alliances in children's media. For all of you that weren't with us this year - you can find a selection of photos from all three days on our Instagram account @kidsforum2017 and on our Facebook page. You can read the editorial articles from our catalogue on our website - just follow this link! 
The VR Treehugger experience project explores human perception through bleeding edge tech and is set to unveil the first chapter of Treehugger Wawona - an interactive installation that combines today’s cultural hunger for mind-blowing experiences with art, environmentalism and technology in an attempt to curb deforestation. Ersinhan Ersin, Creative Director of the London based creative studio Marshmallow Laser Feast invites us to immerse ourselves into his latest project Treehugger: Wawona. The project is a follow-up to last year’s globally acclaimed project ‘In the Eyes of the Animal’, which recently won the Wired Audi Innovation Award for experience design. The studio mashes up…
SVT, YLE, NRK, DR, NDR, MDR; NTR, Nordisk Film Distribution, AVEK, EAVE, Nordisk Film and TV Fund, FARBFILM Verleih, Norwegian Film Institute, Danish Film Institute, Finnish Film Foundation, Swedish Film Institute, Filmfonds Netherland, Senator/Wildbunch, Film i Skåne, Cross Video Days, EditHouse, EastWest, IDFA, EDN, Egmont, ARRI Media, Sola Media,  Nickelodeon and many more...

PROGRAMME UPDATED

Thursday, 02 February 2017 14:22
How do you build a successful 360 degree brand for a pre-school audience? The answer to this question comes from Finland! Our programme is constantly updated with content and presentation of speakers, check it out!Anttu Harlin, co-creator and CEO of Gigglebug Entertainment, will speak about the challenges and lessons he got from the journey with Gigglebug, pitched at The Financing Forum in 2013. The biggest ever animated kids TV-series produced in Finland has grown from a seedling of an idea in 2011 into a Nordic success story on TV, apps, books, music and live events. Case-study on Gigglebug, The Opening Industry Day Conference,…

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2017

Thursday, 02 February 2017 14:15
We are happy to announce the selection of projects that will pitch in Malmö in March!Find the complete selection list here!
In collaboration with KIDS Regio and Creative Europe Desk Berlin-Brandenburg sold out very quickly! Children’s films form an important component of an independent and multifaceted film culture within Europe and they need our special attention in a difficult market environment. This year’s KIDS Regio Berlinale Meeting Point will investigate on inspiring projects and engaging strategies that are challenging, but feasible and entailed in the changing viewing habits of the younger audience.For more information, please contact Project Manager of KIDS Regio Viola Gabrielli at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FINAL CALL FOR REALYOUNG 2017

Thursday, 12 January 2017 17:57
RealYoung is a specialized, multi-part program focusing on documentary stories for younger audiences. At RealYoung, filmmakers will develop, present and network with the aim of bringing their next kids or youth documentary across borders to an international audience. RealYoung is a collaboration between IDFA, EDN and The Financing Forum for Kids Content.The deadline for submitting projects is 16 January 2017.For more information visit: www.thefinancingforum.com/realyoungFor questions please contact Project Manager Bengta Dahlsjö at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LAST CHANCE FOR EARLY BIRD

Thursday, 12 January 2017 17:53
Register for the forum until January 15th and get 15% discount!  Access to all three days, price excluding 25% VAT - 1,450 SEK This accreditation includes: Observers seat at the Forum Pitching Event 1 + 2 March 15th + 16th Two networking lunches Two networking coffee breaks Possibility to book meetings with decision-makers (subject to availability) Exclusive login to The Forum members area The indispensable Financing Forum Guide, packed with information about and contacts for broadcasters, funders, distributors, commissioning editors and co-producers Access to all slots during The Opening Industry Day Two Evening Cocktail Mingles Read More: http://www.thefinancingforum.com/observers-acc  

MEET US AT BERLINALE MEETING POINT

Thursday, 12 January 2017 17:50
Yet again, we will collaborate with KIDS Regio and Creative Europe Desk Berlin-Brandenburg on: Berlinale Meeting Point: Connect, Engage, InspireFebruary, 11th 2017, 2:00 – 3.30 pmVenue: Vertretung des Freistaats Thüringen beim Bund (The Representation of the Federal Region Thuringia)/ Mohrenstraße 64 / 10117 BerlinChildren’s films form an important component of an independent and multifaceted film culture within Europe and they need our special attention in a difficult market environment. This year’s KIDS Regio Berlinale Meeting Point will investigate on inspiring projects and engaging strategies that are challenging, but feasible and entailed in the changing viewing habits of the younger audience.For more information,…

SUBMISSION IS CLOSED!

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 14:38
The submission for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2017 is closed. We received a great variety of films, TV-series, documentaries, games, transmedia projects and apps.  We want to thank all of the producers from Iceland, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Turkey, Macedonia, Croatia and Latvia, who submitted projects. What happens next? All of the projects will be categorised and sent to the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee will go carefully through all submissions and select those with the highest chance of a successful presentation and outcome of pitching at The Financing Forum…

DEADLINE: DECEMBER 8TH 2016

Thursday, 01 December 2016 22:22
Friendly reminder: Only one week left Deadline 8th, 2016 For submissions to The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2017 All genres accepted More information about submissions:thefinancingforum.com/submission To make a submission for The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2017, you must sign up for an account.For questions regarding submissions please contact Operations Manager Catherine Champagne, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Call 2017 To lift real life stories for young viewers to the next level, RealYoung initiative brings together creators, funders, distributors, publishers and everyone else targeting younger audiences. WHY? Every day kids and youth consume a substantial amount of real life stories via YouTube channels, Instagram videos, Snapchats, TV and via many other outlets. Like sponges they absorb peer created content, cute cats, latest football goals, funny clips and much more. But where can they access edgy, daring, stimulating and thought-provoking reflections on real life? Kids and youth grow up with visual media as the prime source for navigating and…

Submissions Have Opened!

Thursday, 03 November 2016 22:35
Submissions Have Opened!We are now open for submissions! Make sure to go to our website and register your project before December 8th in order to get an opportunity to pitch at the Forum next year. We are looking forward to receiving all of your projects! Register your project here.  RealYoung Continues!RealYoung is a 3-step program focusing on documentary stories for younger audiences. Here you will develop, present and network with the aim of bringing your next kids or youth documentary across borders to an international audience. RealYoung is initiated as a collaboration between IDFA, EDN - European Documentary Network and The…
The Staff of The Financing Forum for Kids Content have a busy fall ahead, so join in and meet us at EAVE 3 in Prague, at REGION Fun in Katowice, at IDFA in Amsterdamand with KIDS Regio for THE NORDIC VIEW at MIA Young Audience Spotlight in Rome October 23rd: MIA Young Audience Spotlight The Nordic View October 23rd 2016 in Rome Organised by MIA in cooperation with KIDS Regio and the Financing Forum for Kids Content and with further support of Creative Europe Media Desk Italy & Sweden. Networks are keys to success particularly while developing, producing and distributing…
November 16-20, 2016 (Luxembourg) Don't miss the deadline for EAVE's Marketing Workshop, a hands-on four-day event where you can gain experience about the latest market trends and develop unique and innovative methods of marketing and audience engagement for your projects. Participants can apply with or without a project in any stage of production and work on their projects with top-level marketing specialists, such as Head of Studies Pim Hermeling (September Films), trailer editor Fraser Bensted (Picture Production Company), Gudrun Burie (The PR Factory), marketing consultant Sarah Calderon (The Film Agency), interactive and social media consultant Dan Light (Glass Eye), producer…
EAVE AND THE FINANCING FORUM FOR KIDS CONTENT ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP Producers of THE FINANCING FORUM FOR KIDS CONTENT network will be offered a special discount rate to participate at the renowned EAVE MARKETING WORKSHOP in November 2016. In addition, one of the applicants will be offered a FULL SCHOLARSHIP. The scholarship covers the participation fee for the workshop and the accommodation fees (including hotel & all meals). Annette Brejner, Head of The Financing Forum for Kids Content declares: "We are looking much forward to our extended partnership with EAVE, which has been an inspiration to the industry for years.…

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