Australia’s largest and longest running film festival curated especially for kids aged 2 to 12, Little Big Shots runs for
10 days from Friday 1 July, beginning on the first day with a special Opening Gala event. The festival is designed
to entertain young minds and inspire future filmmakers, featuring a selection of the best local and international
films, made both for kids, and by kids.
Spanning animation, live-action and documentary titles, the Little Big Shots 2016 program features over 80 films,
with 22 films made by child filmmakers and 28 films made by Australian filmmakers. This year also features ten
world premieres and 43 Australian premieres. To bring the very best in film for kids to the festival, titles are also
sourced from 25 different countries, which this year for the first time includes films from Iran and the Republic of
Moldova as well as a unique focus on films for children from the Asia Pacific region.