About Us

Kids Kino.Lab is an international development programme for film projects and TV series for young audience. It is dedicated to script writers and producers who are interested in developing their film (live action, animation or documentary) or a TV series from a concept to a highly advanced script stage and initial production assumptions.

Kids Kino.Lab is a project organised by New Horizons Association Educational Department. Find out more about our structure below:

The New Horizons Associationis a non-governmental organisation, founded in 2003 by Roman Gutek. Its main objective is the promotion and popularization of unconventional, artistically challenging cinema. Thanks to such endeavours this type of films have come to be known as New Horizons films in Poland. The association organises film festivals (MFF New Horizons, American Film Festival, The Kids Film Festival), educational programmes (New Horizons of Film Education), runs a cinema (New Horizons cinema in Wrocław) and distributes films.

The Kids Film Festival / Festiwal Filmowy Kino Dzieci

6th edition of The Kids Film Festival will take place from 21ndto 29thof September 2019. The 5thedition of the festival took place in September 2018 in 20 Polish cities and screened over 100 titles. With the youngest viewers at its core, the festival is not limited to the presentation of important, thought-provoking and interesting movies for junior audiences (aged 4-12 years). It serves as a platform for exchanging experiences of people dealing with various aspects of children’s culture – creators and animators in the broad sense of the word.

The Kids Film.Festival / Festiwal Filmowy Kino Dzieci is organised by Educational Department of New Horizons Association, Poland.

Kids Kino.Lab It’s a program dedicated solely to the development of scripts and production basics of films for young audiences. Our goal is to support the production of ambitious movies for children aged 4-12 years, based on the highest artistic and production standards of European cinema. First project from previous edition of our program is already in production (The Real Trouble / Tarapaty, dir. M. Karwowska), next project applied for funds to Polish Film Institute. Kids Kino.Lab works with 8 teams (scriptwriter and producer) on participant’s projects. We develop the script form short synopsis to second draft of script together with production basics (estimated budget, financing and promotion plan).

Warsaw Kids Film Forum is an international co-production forum for films and television series aimed at the children’s market. Our goal is to create a meeting place where European professionals can exchange ideas, experiences and develop new content for children. We want to create a space that will help connecting projects with potential co-producers, distributors, sales agents, broadcasters and film funds.

Warsaw Kids Film Forum will take place from the 25th to 27th of September 2019 in Warsaw.