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Kids for Kids UK: Calling all young filmmakers from the UK aged 6 - 19 years

Kids for Kids UK is pleased to announce it will be hosting its 6th Film Festival Competition for children and young people with support from the BFI Education, London who will be hosting the event for the 3rd year running. The BBFC will classify and award black cards to winning films in the Grand Prize for Outstanding Achievement category.

Date 02/06/2014

Kids for Kids UK is seeking submissions of short films made by children (6-12 years) and young people (13-19 years) of up to 10 minutes in any of the following 3 categories:

-Live Action
-One Minute Films

Selected films for the competition section will be screened at the BFI Southbank in London on Saturday 15th November 2014.

The festival team will appoint an international professional jury and a children’s jury who will award the following prizes: Best Film in each age group and in each category; plus one Grand Prize for Outstanding Achievement for a film made by children and young people from each age group, with the winners of this award also having their film classified by the BBFC.

Awards and Prizes will be announced at the conclusion of the competition at the BFI Southbank. 

Deadline for entries is 31 August 2014

Before you submit your film using the online submission form on the Kids for Kids UK website, please download and read the guidelines here: www . kidsforkidsuk . org and then submit your film submission either on DVD or via We Transfer before the deadline date of 31st August to

If you have any questions please get in touch with the Kids for Kids UK festival team at


For more information about Kids for Kids UK contact

For more information about the BBFC contact Catherine Anderson 0207 440 3285 (out of hours: 07946 423719).

Notes to editors

About the BBFC
The BBFC is an independent, private, not-for-profit company which classifies films, video on all physical formats (DVD and Blu-ray Disc for example) and certain video games, advertisements and trailers.  The BBFC operates transparent, well-understood and trusted co-regulatory and self-regulatory classification regimes, such as its digital video service, based on years of expertise and published Guidelines which reflect public opinion and the risk of harm; and is accountable to Parliament.

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