07 July 2011
International Children’s Film Festival India: The Golden Elephant is a biennial festival that strives to bring the most
imaginative and delightful international & national children’s cinema to young audiences in India. The festival presents
features, shorts, live action and animation films over seven days of festive celebrations attended by more than one hundred
thousand children and hundreds of film professionals and eminent guests from around the world.
· To promote cinema that is created exclusively for children
· To bring together high quality, entertaining, multi-cultural cinema for children who otherwise don’t have access to such content
· To cultivate insight and understanding of other cultures, lives and experiences through the medium of film
· To encourage children’s content that is non-violent, humane and thought provoking
· To catalyze critical appreciation and creative pursuit of cinematic arts amongst children and young people
· To support the work of talented and dedicated children’s film-makers and encourage the exchange of ideas amongst them
ICFFI is organized by Children’s Film Society India (CFSI) – a Government of India organization committed to nurturing a
dynamic children’s film culture in the country. Since its inception in 1955, CFSI has been producing, exhibiting and
distributing exclusive, entertaining and enriching content for children. With an enviable catalogue
For guidelines and entry forms, please visit the web site.