Youth Film Festivals

Youth Film FestivalsClosing date (est.)
BAM, Texas 
Fresh Film Festival, Ireland22nd Feb
Freeze Frame, Manitoba22nd Feb
CineYouth Film Festival, Chicago22nd Feb
Reel Spirit23rd Feb
Imagination Lunchbox, Maryland28th Feb
Children’s Cinema Awards, Europe27th Feb
BIKY, Korea27th Feb
All American High School Film Festival1st March
Boston Kids International Film FestivalFeb-may
Zebra Animation friendly festival, Slovenia01-Mar
First Cut, Ireland5th March
Gold Coast International Film Festival, Youth Film day, New York6th March
Los Angeles Shorts – High School shorts5th March
Indy Shorts High School, Indiana7th March
Culver youth Film Festival, CaliforniaFeb-Apr
Shenandoah Film CollaborativeFeb-Mar
Vafi Rafi Int’l festival15th March
Coronodo Island Film Festival, California (high School)19th March
REC film festival BerlinJan-June
Los Angeles Children’s film festivalFeb-Nov
Hellbender Student Film Festival, Missouri21st March
Newport Beach Film Festival – youth26th March
American Youth Film Festival27th March
Cartoon Club Rimini31st March
FFF Sun Valley High School Film Festival31st March
Anibar Animation Festival, Croatia31st March
4 river film festival, Croatia1st April
1:11 High School Film Festival, USA1st May
Newark youth International FFApril
Galway Junior Film FleadhMay
Reel youth Film Festival, VancouverApr
Nordic Youth Film FestivalAug-Oct
Kids Movie Festival, UkraineMar-Aug
Anifest, AlbaniaMay?
Dublin Animation Film FestivalJune
Austin Film Festival Young FilmakersJul
Enimation Youth Film festivalJul
Animation Nights New YorkJul
Siffcy IndiaApril -Sept
British Future Film festivalApr-Aug
Cinemagic Film Festival Belfast31st August
Wicked Wales Film FestivalAugust
Noise Flix, DublinSept
Camera Zizanio, GreeceSept
Taiwan International Children’s film festivalMaybe every 2 years,Sept
Juegfilm BelgiumSept-Oct
Online-Festival International Short Film Festival OberhausenAug-Dec
World’s Smallest Animation (student category)Sept-Dec
Monstra Lisbon,(student category)Sept
Corti a Ponte International Short Film festival VeniceSept
Bay Area Youth Film Festival, CaliforniaOct-Dec
Tbilisi Int’l Film Festival,Student categoryAug-Oct
Thessoloniki Animation festivalSept
Upfront awardOct
Sehsüchte – International Student FilmfestivalJan
Seattle Int’l Film Festival Futurewave ShortsJan
Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival (KICFF)Jan
FiSHground Baltic Area at FiSH Filmfestival im StadtHafenJan
Leeds Young Film FestivalJan
Cinemira – Budapest International Children’s Film FestivalJan
FUSE – Film Under Severe ExperimentJan
YAAAS Crossing EuropeJan
Hannover up and Coming?
Fayette Youth Film festival?
John Hopkins Film festival for High Schoolers?
Nextwave Youth Film competition?
Rockland youth Film Festival?
National Film Festival for Talented Youth?
Adelaide Film Festival?
The Next International Film Festival, Denmark?
Richmond Youth Media Fest?
Festival AnimArte 
Timeline Film festival, Italy?