Invitation to Press Conference
From September 25th to October 1st 2017, the 22. International Filmfestival for children and young audience will take place in Chemnitz. Due to this event we would like to invite you to the press conference:
Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 11am
At the Kinderfilmhaus (association’s seat of the festival operator)
Neefestraße 99, 09119 Chemnitz
Your conversational partners will be:
Michael Harbauer // head of the festival
Dr. Volker Petzold // member of the programme committee
Antje Schönfeld // member of the programme committee short-film
Frederik // festival mascot
The international competition programme, the fringe events including industry meetings and seminars, the SCHLINGEL-juries and innovations in 2017 will be presented.
Over 140 national and international films and short films will be shown during the festival, most of them celebrating their German premier in Chemnitz and will be introduced by their film teams. More than 21.000 visitors are expected, of which almost 300 are national and international professionals. SCHLINGEL is an independent film festival with competitions in different categories and diverse fringe events. It understands itself as a platform for international children’s and youths’ movies in Germany and gives every year in autumn an overview of the most recent productions from all over the world. Operator is the Sächsische Kinder- und Jugendfilmdienst e.V. in Chemnitz. Co-organiser is the Sächsische Landesanstalt für privaten Rundfunk und neue Medien SLM. The Festival is under patronage of Saxony’s Prime Minister Stanislav Tillich.
Please inform us, if you’re going to attend the press conference!