January 6, 2009
The CMS International Children’s Film Festival is inviting entries for its event this year. The CMS International Children’s Film Festival is scheduled to be held in Lucknow, India from 7 – 13 April 2009. A special competition for children’s feature films is being organised in addition to the other features such as animation, shorts, retrospectives, etc. The festival will have the following sections: • World Competition: Children’s Feature Films including Animation features • World Competition for Animation Shorts • Indian Section (both feature, animation shorts) • Recent Films • Retrospectives • Animation Workshop “Cinema is one of the powerful sources of entertainment and enlightenment. We are aware that the visual medium leaves a greater impact on a child’s mind than any other media,” said festival director, Varghese Kurian. Interested parties are requested to submit the registration form available at www.cmsfilms.org/iecff along with a DVD or VHS (PAL) copy to the festival office by 1 February 2009.