What is the Young Audience Award?

Every year thousands of young film enthusiasts aged 12-14 from across Europe act as a jury, watch nominated films in cinemas and online, and vote for the winner of the Young Audience Award. It is an official category of the European Film Awards.

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OUR PARTNERS

The local YAA events are organised with the support of the respective national partners.
Visit the interactive map in the menu to learn more.

 

ALBANIA

Albanian National Center of Cinematography
Tirana Film Office

GREECE

Hellenic Film Academy, CineDok Kids
Athens International Children's Film Festival (ATHICFF)
Olympia Film Festival

 NORWAY

Kristiansand International Children´s Film Festival
Norwegian Film Institute

     

AUSTRALIA

Australian Teachers of Media Queensland
Asia Pacific Screen Awards

GREENLAND

FILM.GL

 POLAND

Gdynia Film Centre
International Young Audience Film Festival AleKino!
Podkarpackie Film Commission
Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival
Andrzej Wajda Centre for Film Education
New Horizons Cinema

     

AUSTRIA

Austrian Film Academy

HUNGARY

National Film Institute Hungary

 

 

BELGIUM

International Film Festival for Young Audiences Filem'On

 

 

ICELAND

Icelandic Film Centre
Reykjavik International Film Festival

 

 

 PORTUGAL

Portuguese Film Academy /Portuguese Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual, I. P. (ICA)
Plano Nacional de Cinema (PNC)

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Sarajevo Film Festival
Kino Meeting Point

 

BULGARIA

Sofia International Film Festival
Cinema House

 

CROATIA

Zagreb Film Festival

 

CYPRUS

Cyprus Film Days For Children and Youth Film Festival

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

Krutón z.s.
International Film Festival for Children and Youth JUNIORFEST

 

DENMARK

DaBUF - The Association of Danish Filmclubs for Children & Youth
UCN, Centre for Educational Resources

 

ESTONIA

NGO Black Nights Film Festival /
Youth and Children’s Film Festival - Just Film

 

FINLAND

Koulukino - Skolbio

 

FRANCE

Jean Vigo Institute

 

GEORGIA

Taoba International Youth Film Festival

 

GERMANY

Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
International Film Festival Schlingel
German Children's Media Foundation Golden Sparrow
Vision Kino

IRELAND

Irish Film Institute
Junior Film Fleadh

 

ISRAEL

Jerusalem Cinematheque Israel Film Archive

 

ITALY

Niels Stensen Cultural Foundation
Giffoni Film Festival
Alice nella città, with Fondazione Cinema per Roma
The National Museum of Cinema

 

KOSOVO

DokuFest

 

LATVIA

National Film Centre of Latvia

 

LITHUANIA

Lithuanian Film Centre

 

LUXEMBOURG

Luxembourg City Film Festival

 

MALTA

Spazju Kreattiv
The Creative Europe Desk Malta

 

MONTENEGRO

NGO Podgorica film festival
Film Centre of Montenegro

 

NETHERLANDS

EYE Filmmuseum

 

NORTH MACEDONIA

The North Macedonia Film Agency

 

 ROMANIA

EducaTIFF
Romanian Film Promotion

 

 SERBIA

 Free Zone Festival

 

SLOVENIA

 Otok Institute

 

SPAIN

 Filmoteca de Catalunya, Drac Màgic
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Spain
Seville European Film Festival

 

SWEDEN

BUFF Malmö Filmfestival

 

 SWITZERLAND

Festival du Cinema Jeune Public
Festival Zoomz
JugendFilmTage - Festival Cine Jeunesse Suisse

 

TURKEY

YAPIMLAB

 

UK

British Film Institute
Depot cinema

 

UKRAINE

Ukrainian Film Academy

 

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