Cinekid for Professionals invites media makers, researchers and artists to submit their presentation proposals for the 2018 Cinekid Professionals Programme. The call offers an opportunity to become part of the Cinekid industry programme and reach out to international media professionals.

Deadline for proposals: 2 July 2018

Professionals Conference new style: Media Jungle Programme 

A safari to the rare, the eccentric and the meaningful

Cinekid for Professionals intends to cater to all its visitors, therefore conference attendees of the 2018 edition get to set out their own path through a wide array of topics and speakers held in parallel round-table sessions. Attendees compose their own tailor-made full day conference programme. Topics will range from trends in film and television creation and distribution to digital culture and media literacy themes.

When: Wednesday 24 October 2018

Where: Westergastheater, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam.

Presentation Proposals

Cinekid welcomes proposals for the Wild Card table and is looking for presentations in the area of children’s (3-14 years) media and encourages proposals that are innovative, engaging and/or inspiring. Proposals may include: best practices and/or case studies, research results, workshops, playful hands-on sessions, digital projects to be tested with kids and more.

Proposal requirements: Please motivate why the proposal is relevant for our audience and include a synopsis of your presentation topic and a biography in your submission. When selected, you will receive an email in the week of 23 July 2018.

Cinekid covers travel, accommodation and accreditation.

Submit your proposal before July 2nd to


About Cinekid for Professionals

Cinekid for Professionals is the international industry event during the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with a laser focus on children’s media.

Who attends? Each year 500 industry professionals involved in film, television, cross-media, digital arts, and media literacy attend Cinekid for Professionals. This includes producers, directors, buyers, broadcasters, programmers, academics, institutes, funding bodies, journalists, researchers and artists all within the field of children’s media.When & where? Each autumn international professionals gather at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam during the Cinekid festival.

Cinekid for Professionals 2018 will take place 23 - 26 October.