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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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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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The new program for Little Big Shots 2017 is now up on the LBS website.

Go to https://www.littlebigshots.com.au/program/2017-2018 to check out the 83 fantastic films we have lined up for kids and families at this year's festival.

The event runs from June 8 to 12 at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Tickets will be on sale by the end of March. Sign up to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to get all the details.

Together let's make LBS 2017 #thebestyearever.

LBS 2017 Program Now Up!

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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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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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Tickets are now on sale! Go here to book yours before we sell out!

Announcing our special feature presentation for 2017!

With special permission from ABC Me;

Odd Squad: The Movie

Odd Squad: The Movie

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Less than a week to go now before Little Big Shots screenings at the fabulous Sydney Opera House kick. With two days of schools shows, a red carpet gala and general public screenings across the weekend, it's shaping up as a huge week in the LBS year. 

If you haven't already booked I'd hop to it as the wonderful SOH Children, Families and Creative Learning team tell us that tickets are selling faster than ever. Book your tickets now to experience the world's best short films for kids and families.

LBS at The House in 2016!

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Little Big Shots is proud to announce that in partnership with the Australian Council on Children and the Media this year be screening in a brand new Adelaide venue. 

On Friday 7th and Saturday 8th October a selection of sessions from the 2016 LBS program will be screening at the Palace Nova Cinemas, on Rundle St.

Don't miss out. Book your tickets through the ACCM website at http://childrenandmedia.org.au/events/little-big-shots-film-festival.

See you all there.

New Adelaide Venue for 2016!

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Little Big Shots: Australia's International Film Festival for Kids begins tonight at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, with the red carpet launch.  Red carpet opens at 4pm and the screening of the 'Best of the Fest' starts at 5.30pm. Afterwards there's an awesome kids disco downstairs in The Cube Lounge. Tickets still available at https://www.acmi.net.au/film/seasons-and-screenings/little-big-shots-2016/. Festival then runs everyday until Sunday 10th July.

LBS 2016 Begins!

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On Saturday April 30th at 2.30pm we're holding a very special fundraising event in Melbourne.

Join us for a super fun day of entertainment, giveaways, treats and a big raffle as we screen the Melbourne premiere of exciting Academy Award nominated animated film, Boy and the World. We'll also be announcing the winners of our kids jury Awards for 2016!

Fundraiser Screening - Boy and the World - April 30th, ACMI