Festival Director:
Ben Laden

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Ben has worked in arts production and management for the past twenty years, with the last ten specifically focussed on programming for children and families. He has greatly enjoyed the challenge of leading Little Big Shots in all aspects since 2011 and is always striving to produce the perfect festival. He is arguably the second best film festival programmer in the world.


Festival Founder:
Nick Place

In 2004 Nick was a man about town with a dream of creating a film festival specifically dedicated to kids here in Melbourne. Since then the festival has grown to tour across Australia and now to Auckland in New Zealand. Nick loves Ice Hockey and long walks on the beach.