The 2018 LBS Tour Now On

With dates already set for Adelaide, Western Sydney, Darling Harbour, Auckland and more we're heading fro another big year.

It's full steam ahead also with planning for our massive move to the fabulous Classic Cinema in Elsternwick. 

In October the LBS Festival Director will begin visiting major international kids film festivals in Amsterdam, Chicago and Toronto.

And you can enter your own film right here.  Deadlines are regular Dec 7th / late Dec 31st.

It's a huge year for the festival and we need all of your help to spread the word. If you love LBS tell the world!


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You can now download the 2018 LBS Survey. Fill it out after your family's screening and drop it in one of the clearly marked survey boxes, but upstairs at the cinema level and downstairs at the KBS, or down at the LBS Media Wall on the ACMI balcony. By entering you go into the draw automatically for a great prize (drawn at the end of June).

Entries must be submitted at the festival, or mailed to; LBS Survey Prize Draw, GPO Box 2600, Melbourne VIC 3001 by Friday 15 June.

Put your favourite films at the bottom of the page and kids can write reviews on the back.

2018 LBS Survey

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The 2018 LBS Session Timetable is now available here.

Print out before you come, or they're available now in hardcopy at ACMI.

See you all at the festival,

2018 Session Timetable

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Tickets are now on sale for Little Big Shots 2018. Australia's Internation Festival for Kids.

You buy online, or in person at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Federation Square.

Fantastic films for all the family, from across the globe. 

Dates are June 6 - 11 over the Queen's Birthday long weekend (Wed & Thurs June 6/7 school shows only).

Tickets Now On Sale!

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All the films from this year's festival are now online and can be viewed here. Stayed tuned for more information about the 2018 schedule of screenings and other activities during the event. Tickets will be on sale after Easter.

2018 Program Now Online!

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The standard deadline for LBS 2018 will pass this coming weekend on Sunday 17th Dec. 

Calling all filmmakers. Get your entries in before the price doubles up to the final (late) deadline on Dec 31st.

Good luck everyone. 

Ben Laden
Festival Director & CEO
Little Big Shots: Australia's International Film Festival for Kids 

LBS 2018 Standard Deadline This Weekend

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The standard and late deadlines for LBS 2018 are fast approach. Time to get your skates on filmmakers of all ages. Enter now before it's too late.

Entry is via FilmFreeway here.

Get those films in and good luck everyone. The program will be decided by Jan 29 2018.

Ben Laden
Festival Director & CEO
Little Big Shots: Australia's International Film Festival for Kids

LBS 2018 Submissions Deadline Almost Here!

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