Film Submission of JUNIORFEST 2019

The Film Submission of JUNIORFEST 2019 is now open

Barbora Kyas (Černá)Programme Director

1. 3. 2019

The 12th edition of JUNIORFEST, the International Film Festival for children and young people in Pilsen, Domažlice, Horšovský Týn, Dobřany and Přeštice, Czech Republic, will take place November 8-14, 2019.

Please read all the instructions carefully before submitting a film.

Deadline for submitting a film for JUNIORFEST 2019 is August 31st, 2019.

JUNIORFEST’s aim is to bring world-class cinema to a young audience.

  • We accept features, documentaries, animations films from all over the world.
  • The main target groups for JUNIORFEST are children and young people (age 5-17).
  • We only accept films with first official screening date after January 1st, 2018.

The applicant is obliged to fill in the online application form at

For films in competition, we are mainly looking for films that will have the Czech, European or World Premiere at JUNIORFEST.

Our main competitions and traditional non-competitions sections are:

  1. International Competition of Feature Films for Children – category 5-11 years of age
  2. International Competition of Feature Films for Young People – category 12-16 years of age
  3. International Competition of Animated Feature Films for Children – category 5-12 years of age
  4. Playful Films – the collection of quality live-action and animation film productions for Children
  5. Teenage Movies – the selection of world production focusing on films for Young People