Cinekid Festival invites artists, designers and agencies to submit art and design projects for the upcoming MediaLab, as subject for keynote presentations and for consideration of the Cinekid Lion Media Award. The call offers an opportunity to become part of the festival and reach out to an international media experts audience.
Submissions for the 2017 Cinekid Festival digital culture programme and the 2017 Cinekid Media Awards are accepted until June 1st, 2017. The categories in 2017 are Interactive Installations, Digital Design, Game & App Design, and Hybrid Art. Submissions should be recently completed, and/or in development to be completed in October, projects of excellent artistic quality and befitting the festivals young audience. Cinekid welcomes submissions from international artists, designers, students and collectives.
The Cinekid Festival is one of the world’s oldest and most respected film, television and digital culture festivals for children and youngsters. The festival yearly welcomes 60.000 visitors, 700 international professionals including partner festivals, producers, broadcasters, distributors, agents, curators and artists, and garners a wide variety of national and international media attention.
Cinekid presents the MediaLab, a 1200 m2 exhibition with interactive artworks and digital projects. Its main focus is contemporary visual culture. Project winners are awarded the coveted Cinekid Lion Media Award and an opportunity to showcase their work in the MediaLab at the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam. A selection of artists and designers will be invited as keynote speakers at the international Cinekid for Professionals programme.
The 31st edition of the festival will take place in Amsterdam from 21 till 27 October 2017. The MediaLab is open for schools from 18 October.
Submit your project
For further information on submitting a project please be in touch with Ward Janssen, head of digital culture, at email@example.com