About the festival
LET’S GROW TOGETHER (WE GROW TOGETHER)
the European Festival of Television Creativity for children
The Festival of Television Creativity for children aims to promote the production of TV shows for children, as well as to support this kind of creativity.
The European and regional public broadcasters and the European independent productions whose shows and series were broadcast on the European and regional public broadcasters in the period from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2023 have the right to participate in the Festival.
During the three-day duration of the festival - on November 8, 9 and 10, 2023 - elementary, high school and college students will have the opportunity to see the selected and translated program in the auditorium of the theatre “Pinocchio” in Belgrade, for free.
November 10 is dedicated to the domestic production of children’s television shows - so that the local public can get an insight into the importance of television programs for children.
On the same day, a five-member international jury and a five-member children’s jury will select the winners and announce them at the closing ceremony of the festival.
The first European festival of television creativity for children is thematically dedicated to recycling and the importance of waste separation and environmental protection. Young viewers will take part in educational recycling workshops between programmes on each day of the festival.
As part of the announcement of the festival, a master class will be organized at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade on November 7. On this occasion, the students and the interested professional audience will be introduced to the concept and the way of writing scripts for content intended for children and young people. The position and importance of television in the world of new technologies and internet platforms will be discussed, as well as its role in creating a film audience.
The festival will be accompanied by expert meetings and discussion panels with representatives from Radio Television of Serbia, ministries, television producers, editors, guests from abroad, representatives of EUNIK, producers, directors and civil society organizations concerned with the rights of children and the general public, in order to highlight the importance of producing television content for children.