DEUTSCHES FILMMUSEUM / DEUTSCHES FILMINSTITUT
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DEUTSCHES FILMMUSEUM / DEUTSCHES FILMINSTITUT

DEUTSCHES FILMMUSEUM / DEUTSCHES FILMINSTITUT

Information

60596 FRANKFURT, GERMANY

Activity

Film Festival

Description

Founded in 1949, the Deutsches Filminstitut – DIF is the oldest cinematic institution in Germany and also one of the country's largest.To collect, process and analyse information on film is one of the main purposes of the DIF. A second purpose is the collection of films, their preservation and, if necessary, restoration in order to bring them back to the screen.Deutsches Filminstitut and Deutsches Filmmuseum (DFM) are able to provide an exceptional variety of services and comprehensive expertise.The Deutsches Filminstitut in Frankfurt is a full member of the German Federation of Cinémathèques, contributing to the duties of a central German Cinémathèque. Furthermore the institute is a full member of the Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film (FIAF) and of the Association des Cinémathèques Européenes (ACE).As longest running children’s film festival nationwide, the International Children’s Film Festival LUCAS joins sophisticated, promising productions aimed at children of

Objective

The 37th LUCAS – International Children’s Film Festival takes place from September 21st to 28th 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The German Filminstitut – DIF, Frankfurt am Main, is responsible for management and organisation of the festival. LUCAS – International Children’s Film Festival is a member of the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA). LUCAS – International Children’s Film Festival is organized for children, young people and adults. It is meant to give an overview of new international productions of films for children and to act as an incentive for distributors in Germany to take up new productions of children’s films in their programme. The festival consists of different competition programmes and a supporting programme with changing annual focus’. This year’s competition programmes include children’s feature film, short film for children, short animated films for children as well as feature films for young adults. Films with a minimum length of 3 minutes up to full length films can apply for competition. Films are only eligible for selection and invitation to LUCAS Children’s Film Competition if they observe the following conditions: a. Films must have been finished in the years 2013/2014. b. Films must not have been released in Germany, that is no distribution, TV-broadcasting or home entertainment-distribution in Germany before the time of the festival. c. Films must be available with English subtitles as long as the original language is neither German nor English. Priority will be given to films that have not been previously released or that have not been presented in another children’s film competition. http://www.lucas-filmfestival.de/en/professionalbranche/entry/