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Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival

Live Action Shorts

Luminaris

Juan Pablo Zaramella

In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things. (Spain)


Luminaris

Juan Pablo Zaramella

In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things. (Spain)


Star-Crossed

Katie Aldworth

Young love is not bound by gravity, but galaxies can get in the way. (USA)


The Flavor Monster

Rod Maxwell

In this short documentary, makeup and effects master Rod Maxwell creates this “monster” for the Truth campaign, part of an ongoing education program around the dangers of tobacco. (USA)


The Wishing Well

Rod Maxwell

An experimental one-man production, created and starring one person who plays a cast of characters without speaking a single word. Entirely self-shot, directed and edited from a home studio. Love doesn't come so easily, in this romantic comedy of a pop-up book come to life.(12:00) (USA)



Animated Shorts

Fish Tank Fantasy

Alison Chin

Frustrated by the boundaries of life, a fish has an epiphany that could bring him happiness. (USA)


Airport Goodbye

Katie Maren

Childhood memories remain forever special. (USA)


Deathly Beloved

Natalie Xavier

Seymour the skeleton boy has a large skull and falls down frequently. When he meets the ghost girl Prudence, things change for him. (USA)


Fish Tank Fantasy

Alison Chin

Frustrated by the boundaries of life, a fish has an epiphany that could bring him happiness. (USA)


Made by Kids Animation Showcase

Varazdin Animation Festival (VAFI)

All-new collection of films made by kids of all ages through our partnership with VAFI. Short, animated films made by children in Croatia, Russia, China, Japan, Canada, U.S., Italy and more! (Global)


Made by Kids Animation Showcase: The Sequel

Varazdin Animation Festival (VAFI)

More all-new, creative and delightful films made by kids of all ages through our partnership with VAFI. Short, animated films made by children in Croatia, Russia, China, Japan, Canada, U.S., Italy and more! (Global)


Stepped On

Latoya Raveneau

A boy is not allowed to speak, but finds his value as a friend goes beyond words.


The Mantis Parable

Josh Staub

A parable of friendship, hope and promises kept. (USA)


Tuurngait

Paul-Emile Boucher

An Inuit child wanders away from his village, fascinated by a wild bird. (France)


Umbrella Girl

Saeko Igarashi

A girl learns an umbrella not only keeps you dry, it can take you on adventures. (USA)