Frequently asked questions


  • Where and when does the Cinekid Festival take place - Date and Venue?
    The 31st International Children's Film, Television and New Media Festival Cinekid will take place from the 21-27 October 2017 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Address: Pazzanistraat 33, 1014 DB Amsterdam. 


  • How do I purchase tickets for conferences & seminars?
    You can purchase tickets online. Go to the ticketing page and select the ticket you want to purchase and follow the further steps. The CfP Amsterdam Experience is only available for accredited guests as well as the discounts on the conference & seminar programme. For further questions regarding tickets, please send an email to
  • How do I purchase tickets with discount for conferences & seminars as an accredited guest?

    To purchase tickets with discount, please go to the online ticketing page and select the ticket you want. Click ‘forgot your password’, and enter the email address you used to register for your accreditation. You will receive a password in your inbox. Click ‘back to ticket page’, and select the ticket you would like to buy. Please log in with this email address and the newly acquired password, this makes sure you can secure your discount. Follow the further steps to complete the payment procedure. For further questions regarding tickets, please send an email to

  • What are the dates and locations of Cinekid for Professionals?
    24 – 27 October 2017 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Cinekid for Professionals takes place at the same location as the Cinekid Festival. Find all the CfP locations here.
  • How do I apply for accreditation for Cinekid for Professionals?
    For accreditation for Cinekid for Professionals, please visit our accreditations page. It is also possible to purchase tickets for our open conference & seminar programme, find more information on our tickets page.
  • Can I attend the Junior Co-production Market?
    We are looking for professionals that can significantly contribute to the projects that are pitched at the Junior Co-Production Market. If you’re interested to attend and consider your presence valuable for the producers, please contact us via If you would like to know our regulations and/or to register for our Junior Co-production Market: click here.
  • Can I attend the ScreeningClub?
    Guests with CfP accrediation will be granted access to our ScreeningClub. If you would like to read our regulations and/or to submit your finished production or programme for the ScreeningClub: click here.
  • How are the entries of the Junior Co-production Market judged?
    Entries are judged by the Head of CfP together with the general Advisory Board and staff of CfP. We evaluate your project based on the minimum financing quote of 10%, creativity, quality and potential to cross borders.
  • What does the accreditation fee cover?
    The accreditation fee 2017 is €125. This will cover access to:
    • Free tickets to festival screenings
    • Opening Drinks on Tuesday 24 October
    • Industry lunches & drinks
    • Discount on a ticket to our Professionals Conference on Wednesday 25 October 
    • Discount on a ticket to our Media Literacy Conference on Thursday 26 October
    • Possibility to buy a ticket for our Industry Dinner on Thursday 26 October 
    • Cinekid for Professionals Awards + Drinks on Friday 27 October
    • Full access to the Junior Co-Production Market
    • Access to the ScreeningClub


  • When could my film be considered for selection in Cinekid’s International Film Competition?
    The film competition programme is limited to 15 feature films. International films for Children and Youth films produced in 2016 / 2017 can be selected for the competition programme, provided that the film has not been released in the Netherlands. New Dutch produced films can be selected for international competition, provided that the film has not been released in the Netherlands before the starting date of the national autumn holiday 2017.

    For further details about the programme and prizes, click here.
    For the regulations, click here. To submit your film, click here.
  • Does Cinekid have an international shorts programme?
    Features can be selected for all programmes. However, short films can only be selected for occasional special programmes and for the ScreeningClub Market. Cinekid does not host an international shorts competition.


  • When could my New Media production be considered for selection for the MediaLab or the Cinekid Lion for Best New Media Production?
    For further details about the programme and prizes, click here.
  • I want to send assets (images, trailers etc.) but there is no upload option on the registration form.
    You can send a link to the assets ( of your FTP server) for the Cinekid Media Awards to


For all other questions regarding Cinekid for Professionals, please don't hesitate to contact: