Become programmer at Cinekid and join our Cinetween Forum Crew!

Do you want creators to understand what children really care about in film and media content? Do you think it is time they really listen to you to help them make cool film and media content? Apply now and join the Cinetween Forum Crew!

Join our team in creating a key part of our programme for film and media during the 35th international film and mediafestival Cinekid in Amsterdam. During Cinekid we organise an international conference for professionals. Cinekid is looking for children who would like curate a part of this ‘Industry Forum’.

The conference sheds a light on various themes and developments within children’s media and is there to inspire and connect creators, producers, broadcasters, buyers, sellers, institutes, festivals and students to stimulate new and qualitative media productions. This year, various themes are digital developments, representation and environmentalism.

What would you want to tell professionals to focus on when they develop new productions in children’s media? What are themes and topics that are important to you? What are your role models and why?

You will be creating a key part of the programme helped and guided by our team. This is a unique opportunity for creators to see what children actually want to see in films and media!. the programming team Cinetweens Forum (?) can really make a difference in the development of new films, games, VR installations etc.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for a maximum of seven English or Dutch-speaking participants in the age of 10-14 years.

When will the event take place?
The Cinekid Forum Crew, together with Cinekid’s Industry Forum programmer, will prepare the sessions on Wednesday 8 September at the Cinekid Office in Amsterdam, from 14:00-17:00 (with all necessary security measures).

The actual conference programme will take place on Wednesday 20 October and on Friday 22 October (both sessions will have a duration of max 1 hour) in Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam and we ask the panel to be also there. The audience of professionals will attend online and live (hybrid event).

What can we offer?

    • Free ticket to a film screening and the MediaLab at Cinekid Festival 2021
    • Unlimited access to the online festival Cinekid Play
    • Cinekid Goodie bag with pop socket, stickers, a key cord, button amongst others.

How can you apply?
If your child is interested in participating, or if you have any further questions, please email Manon Portos Minetti at [email protected]  with the subject ‘Programmer Cinekid’s Industry Forum’. Please send us the age of your child(ren), and in a short video (max 3 minutes) who he/she/they is and why he/she/they wants to participate. Deadline: Monday 23 August