Ciak Junior International Festival in Cortina d'Ampezzo

two days dedicated to the cinema made by children from all over the world!

From 30 May 2014 to 31 May 2014


Inserted within the rich calendar of Cortina d'Ampezzo events in 2014 - the historical Ciak Junior Festival will be held in the pearl of the Dolomites on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 May.

The Italian Short Film Festival - Ciak Junior is an annual international event aimed exclusively at students of secondary schools, engaged in the role of judges, writers and actors of the selected shorts.

The Junior Short Film Festival is regarded as one of the most prestigious school competitions at an international level; Ciak Junior 2014 celebrates its 25h year, an achievement that rewards the excellent organization of the event and its original purpose.

Designed by the Gruppo Alcuni Ciak Junior in 1989, festival internazionale ciak junior aims to bring young people close to the 'backstage' of audiovisual products through the design and production of a short film. To date, the concorso ciak junior 2014 has allowed the creation of more than 400 movies, which have involved thousands of students in a fun and educational way, as well as keep a fascinating archive on the emotions and ideas of generations of students.


The organizers of the competition Ciak Junior in Cortina have already been in motion for months with the writing of the screenplays, the choice of the authors and the production of short films with the help of a team of professionals. On 30 and 31 May in Cortina, the Festival International of Ciak Junior will end with the awards: the short film school festival will award the best subject, film and group of protagonists, as well as the best actor / actress of the short films in the competition.

Broadcasters from 8 countries will be participating in the Gruppo Alcuni Ciak Junior in 2014: France, Croatia, Belgium, Israel, China and Germany. In Italy, Ciak Junior on Channel 5 will be broadcast from 18 May, in a program of 4 episodes that will conclude with a special edition on the festival of Cortina d'Ampezzo events.

During the short film Ciak Junior Cortometraggio students will gain an understanding into the fears, hopes and projects for young people, on their vision of society and of important issues such as war and disability.

The Cortina events in 2014 include a full program of events running alongside the awards ceremony. In addition to the opportunity to participate in making a short film that will be recorded on the streets of Cortina d'Ampezzo, screenings, dinners and meetings complete the two day program of Ciak Junior in the heart of the Dolomites.

In Cortina d'Ampezzo the big screen will once again return for the students: take advantage of the offers in Cortina and enjoy one of the most famous short film competitions for schools. Ciak Junior 2014 will welcome you on 30 and 31 May in the most popular resort of the Dolomites, Cortina d'Ampezzo!

By Insidecom Editorial Staff