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Breaking record of 220 delegates at the 13th Financing Forum for Kids Content 2019 March 12-14 Among them are 41 Decision Makers, 26 Pitching Teams, 22 countries, 17 ObserverPLUS, 16 Speakers and 13 Young Experts who gather to share, exchange, enhance and inspire each other, us and in the end, the Young Audiences, we have as target group. We have as a kick start to our Pitching Events, as usual curated a number of talks and case-studies, that makes the Opening Day a must - so participants can sit down, listen, open their minds and get in depth with a…
NEXT WEEK MORE THAN 200 INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS WILL COME TO MALMÖ for Opening Day Delegates from 22 countries gather to share, exchange, enhance and inspire each other, us and in the end the Young Audiences, we have as target group. We have as usual curated a number of talks and case-studies, that makes the Opening Day a must - so participants can sit down, listen, open their minds and get in depth with a large amount of industry inspiration. We highly recommend the following slots: How to use transmedia formats -in between games and film- to connect with your young…

The Opening Industry DAY 2019

Saturday, 23 February 2019 18:27
The Opening Industry DAY 2019: AUDIENCE THINKING – Co-Creation KIDS Regio is thrilled to co-host The Opening Industry Day as the Opening Industry Hub of The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2019. Inspired by the results of the 1st German Conference on the Future of Children’s Film in September 2018 and the ongoing commitment of the KIDS Regio community we will specifically focus this year’s OID on the engagement of the young target group throughout the whole creational process of media content. Tuesday 12 March 2019, Malmö 1:00pm - 7:00pm After having introduced this year’s topic at the KIDS Regio…
ABOUT TIME TO REGISTER AS OBSERVER AT THE FINANCING FORUM 2019! We have as usual curated a number of talks and case-studies, that makes the Opening Day a must - so you as participant can sit down, listen, open your mind and get a large amount of industry inspiration in a few hours. As part of our new facet of Immersive and Digital Factual we highly recommend you to join us March 12 In the afternoon for the presentation of a: World class visualization platform in Sweden: The  Wisdome Project The use of digital visualization techniques offers unprecedented new opportunities for enhancing and…
TIME TO REGISTER AS OBSERVER AT THE FINANCING FORUM 2019! As every year, our Opening Day is jampacked with inspirational slots. As a new facet to the Forum, we present a track on Immersive and Digital Factual. New Business Opportunities:  Collaboration with museums and other public institutions, seems to offer an array of new business opportunities for content producers. In our opinion, this will most probably count even more so for collaborations on content, that is created to attract and engage Young Audiences. This is why we are deeply interested in Digital Art and Immersive Experiences, since they seem to increasingly play a part…
Every year the Selection Committee has a hard time, when it comes down to making the final selection of projects. There is a number of diverse criteria, that together has to be looked carefully at. Due to the overwhelmingly many strong and eligible submissions this year, the committee has decided to break the rule of 24 and selected no less than 27 projects to Pitch. Among these producers are first time selected countries: Canada and Egypt. Hungary, Ukraine, Croatia, Slovenia and Czech Republic have slightly increased their number of submissions and we are happy to also find them on the…
Who can you network with during The Financing Forum in March? You can already now make your accreditation to secure your attendance, to be able to network with the following organisations during the Forum: DR Ultra, YLE, KiKA, Arte Jr, UR, Canal+ , S4C Wales Children, AVEK, Finnish Film Foundation, Swedish Film Institute, Norwegian Film Institute, Shaw Rocket Fund/Canada, Ceska Televize, Filmfonds Netherlands, Film Camp, Film i Skåne, SF Studios, FARBFILM Verleih, LOOKS International GmbH, Global Screen, DCM, Wild Bunch, Ffilm Cymru Wales, Dutch Features, Pink Parot Media/Spain, Payai Creation Ltd /Thailand, Cine Regio, Tallin Baltic Event, EDN, IDFA, ECFA, Folkets Bio,…

Submission is now closed!

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 08:20
Submission is now closed! We are excited to have received the highest number of submissions within the last many years and from 22 countries! Thank you to all producers, who have submitted projects for pitching and for RealYoung. Our Selection Committee are up for a busy holiday reading all submissions in order to make a final selection. No later than February 1st will the list of the Official Selection for the 2019 Financing Forum in Malmö be announced via the newsletter and on our web-site. Warm welcome to our new team members: We proudly say warm welcome to Henriette Berntsen…

LAST call for submissions

Friday, 30 November 2018 09:26
LAST call for submissions - Less than a week to deadline Dec 6th at 23:59 CET! For the 2019 Financing Forum, the submission deadline for projects is December 6th! More about our submission rules and regulations here! For RealYoung 2019, the deadline for submission is also December 6th.More info on how to submit for RealYoung here Contact regarding submissions: Line Producer Maritte Sørensen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We celebrate 5 years anniversary for our initiative for documentaries, REALYOUNG in 2019! 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.RealYoung is a 3-step programme where creators, funders, experts and publishers together with young experts will develop, present and network with the aim of bringing great real life stories for kids or youth across borders to an international audience.We are now calling for six documentary projects aimed at younger audiences to take part in RealYoung 2019. Read more about…
2nd call for submissions - Less than 3 weeks to deadline Dec 6th! For the 2019 Financing Forum, the submission deadline for projects is December 6th! More about our submission rules and regulations here! Contact regarding submissions: Line Producer Maritte Sørensen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. WHAT CAN YOU GAIN FROM ATTENDING THE FINANCING FORUM?If you are a producer without a selected project at the Forum (or you have a project in a state too early for submission), you can attend as an observer. Distributors can benefit from attending as observers as well. This offers an invaluable opportunity to network with leading professionals in the children's media field. The…

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!

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