25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020

Call for Entries 2019 is closed

We look forward to your productions.

In order to submit your production to SCHLINGEL you had to send the screener and the completed entry form to the festival before the given deadline. In any case, we asked you to carefully read the regulations. Deadline for this year's applications was 1 June (for short films) and 1 July 2019 (for feature films).

The 24th International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience SCHLINGEL takes place from 7 to 13 October 2019. 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: Deadline was 1 June (short films) and 1 July 2019 (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.