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With SCHLINGEL & eins energie to the cinema

You want to use the holiday time for a cosy film afternoon? Then off to the cinema!


IFF SCHLINGEL shows films in hospitals

A new series of events brings films directly to the hospital and provides a change from everyday hospital life.


SCHLINGEL Winners 2019

11 juries award 19 prizes valued all together at 64,000 Euro.


Short Film Awards

The Professional Jury Short and Animated Film made their decision and selected the winners in the Festival’s Short Film Competition.


24 SCHLINGEL takes a start

The 24th edition of the IFF SCHLINGEL will kick off in just a few days. We are looking forward to an unforgettable festival week with all visitors and guests!

Key Visual

Visual 2019 presented

The 24th SCHLINGEL is approaching - time for us to present this year's visual.


AG Filmfestivals founded in Germany

At a first meeting on 4 July in Kassel, more than 60 German film festivals joined forces to found a working group (AG) film festival.

[Translate to Englisch:] Made by You

Made by You

Within SCHLINGEL „Made by You“ children and young people can submit their own 3,5 minutes film. The best films are going to run on screen at the 24. SCHLINGEL Film Festival.

[Translate to Englisch:] BIKY

Südkorea, BIKY

SCHLINGEL is visiting South Korea. We are currently at the film festival BIKY 부산국제어린이청소년영화제 in Busan and present the German Focus with 4 movies, including a short film programme.


Nomination Media Competence Award

YEAH! Our project YOUNG URBAN CINEMA (YoUCi) is nominated for the Media Competence Award 2019. Tomorrow we will be part of the award ceremony in Leipzig!


Visiting Vietnam

Visiting Vietnam - in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Hanoi we present the "German Film Festival SCHLINGEL 2019".


Fest of Fests - Athen

From festivals to schools - at the 2nd International Forum "Fest of Fests" in Athens we are discussing about the topics film literacy & school education - using the example of our project Young Urban Cinema.


Zlín project presentation YoUCi

Greetings from ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL. Together with CREATIVCLICKS we present our project YoUCi.



SCHLINGEL has a Rendezvous - with Festival de Cannes. We’re looking forward to many interesting films. Maybe we’ll find some treasures for 24th SCHLINGEL.


Young Audience Award

Once again! #yaa2019

Like last year we are providing a jury for the EFA Young Audience Award.



The conference will give the opportunity for an intensive exchange of ideas in form of case studies and working groups on upcoming possibilities of distribution ways.


Bringing the Big Screen to Smaller Viewers

Bringing the Big Screen to Smaller Viewers – in cooperation with eins, we also offer children and teenagers in the Chemnitz area the best film enjoyment.


SCHLINGEL goes Tashkent & Urgench

Togehter with Goethe-Institut Taschkent we present the 6. edition of „SHUM BOLA“. It’s the only film festival for children and young audiences in Central Asia.


New York Int'l Children's Film Festival

2 years ago we saw it on SCHLINGEL‘s big screen.


Greetings from Canada & USA

During the last days we presented together with director @Markus Dietrich the movie "Invisible Sue" at @FIFEM in Montréal.


Spirit of Fire

And the winner is …  We are on the road again, this time as jury members of two festivals.



Hola València
SCHLINGEL presents the German focus at the MICE Film Festival, with nine films.


Saying farewell to the director Václav Vorlíček

At the beginning of February we had to say goodbye to one of the most important pioneers of the Czech fairy tale film, Václav Vorlíček. It makes me sad, but I am full of wonderful memories. He remains a great director and a dear friend.


IFF SCHLINGEL invites you to the “Meeting of the European Children's Film Community” at the Berlinale

Tomorrow the 69th Berlin International Film Festival begins. SCHLINGEL, the Chemnitz-based International Film Festival for Children and Young Audiences, will also be there to watch films for this year's festival edition, initiate new projects and hold talks with international partners and filmmakers.



Did you know... it's French-German Day?! Every year we celebrate our bilateral relations with the help of Cinéfête, a French School Film Festival, that we organize in Central Germany.

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