This year's nominations were chosen by an international committee consisting of Illia Dyadik (Children KinoFest /Ukraine), Michael Habauer (Sächsischer Kinder- und Jugendfilmdienst e.V. /Germany), Selma Mehadžic (Zagreb Film Festival/Croatia), Marta Nieto Postigo (Drac Màgic/Spain) and Hilde Steenssens (Filemon/Belgium).
On Young Audience Film Day on 7 May, the three nominated films will be screened to audiences of 12 – 14 year-olds in the following 31 countries across Europe:
|AUSTRIA: St. Pölten & Vienna
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Sarajevo
CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague
GERMANY: Berlin & Erfurt
ISRAEL: Tel Aviv
ITALY: Florence, Rome & Turin
FYR MACEDONIA: Skopje
THE NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam
|POLAND: Lodz, Warsaw & Wroclaw
And it is the young audience that will act as a jury and vote for the winner right after the screenings. In a truly European vote, jury speakers will then transmit the national results live via video conference to Erfurt (Germany) where the winner will be announced in an award ceremony streamed live on this website.