Venue: HIPP / Time: 09:00-13:00

Tutor: Ove Rishøj Jensen, EDN, Denmark

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. Experts from the industry and young experts will be joinig the workshop. 

Selected Projects 2017: 
Maiden of the Lake, Pohjola-filmi Oy, Finland 
Millennials - A Portrait of a Generation, BoeKamp & Kriegsheim GMBH, Germany
My Faith, Klassefilm aps, Denmark
Another Reality, Elemag Pictures GmbH, Germany
Mi Casa, Kepler Mission Films, Spain

Cecilia Lidin, Danish Film Institute
Ulla Hæstrup, Danish Film Institute
Outi Rousu, AVEK,Finland
Meike Statema, IDFA, The Netherlands
Lisa Nyed, Film i Skåne, Sweden 
Annette Brejner, The Financing Forum for Kids Content, Sweden 

Young Experts:
Joel (15)
Johanna (14)
Asta (13) 
David (11)
Arvin (11)


RealYoung is a collaboration between IDFAEDN and The Financing Forum for Kids Content.

For more information visit:

It is possible to participate as Observer during the work-shop. To become RealYoung Observer, you need an all-access accreditation and after making your registration you send an e-mail to

Project Manager Bengta Dahlsjö at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your seat. 

Please note, that we have a very limited number of seats available. 





Venue: Palladium / Time: 

kids@docs is a new initiative by the Finnish documentary financers AVEK, the Finnish Film Foundation in collaboration with the public broadcaster Yle and the four productions will be launched at the Yle platforms in March 2017.

The Finnish production project kids@docs is especially adapted for online environments. It aims to find documentary content for kids at age 7-12, using a new digital language of storytelling.

We are happy to welcome one of the initators, Outi Rouso from AVEK, who will give an insight into the making of all four projects:

#ThisIsMe – a web doc & web campaign on social media
Put yourself on line – a web doc including vlog
Maiden of the Lake - a web documentary using 360° technique
Dinnertime 360 - an interactive documentary & VR

Only for the participants of The Financing Forumfor Kids Content 2017!

 kids ThisIsMe

Photo: #ThisIsMe