25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020

Entries are open!

We look forward to your productions.

In order to submit your production to SCHLINGEL you have to send the screener and the completed entry form to the festival before the given deadlines. In any case, we ask you to carefully read the regulations. Deadlines for this year's applications are: 1 June (for short films) and 1 July 2021 (for feature films).

The 26th International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience SCHLINGEL takes place from 9 to 16 October 2021. The festival is organised by the association "Saechsischer Kinder und Jugendfilmdienst e.V." and co-organised by  the "Saechsische Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien".

SCHLINGEL is an independent film festival with international competitions and various additional events. It takes place annually. We conceive ourselves as a platform for international children's and youth films in Germany. The festival gives an overview of current international productions and aims at motivating distributors and TV stations in Germany to integrate these films into their programmes.

Regulations and Entry form

Please note: Deadlines are 1 June (short films) and 1 July 2020 (feature films).

Saechsischer Kinder- und Jugendfilmdienst e. V.
International Film Festival SCHLINGEL
Neefestraße 99
09119 Chemnitz


You have questions?

For feature films please use:

For short films please use:

A successfully completed film entry does not automatically mean the inclusion of the film in the festival programme. Please note: After you have downloaded the film application, you can fill in the document. Please don't forget to sign!