true to life
These films are based on a true story or set in a real time in history.
Not just for girls! These films feature empowering girls breaking the mold.
These films are based on book or graphic novel.
Returning filmmakers whose films have screened in previous Festivals
Animators All Around
Learn how animation goes from inspiration to sketch to screen - from the filmmakers themselves - in this special panel presentation. Directors Mark Osborne (The Little Prince), Elizabeth Ito (2017 short in competition Welcome to My Life), and Rawan Rahim (2016 Festival short Lilou) will share excerpts of their films, discuss their inspiration, and demonstrate how they create their dynamic work through sketches, storyboards, and stop-motion models. Experience the process firsthand!
Recommended for ages 8+