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17th Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival
The 17th LAICFF takes place March-May 2023. We'll feature short live-action, animation, and documentaries - made for toddlers through teens.
The festival opens March 24-26, 2023 at WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center, with more than 70 short films from around the world and numerous filmmaker appearances. Single-day WonderCon badges available here
The festival continues at various venues throughout Los Angeles through May. Free admission to screenings at WonderCon with WonderCon badge; free admission to all screenings in LA.
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16th Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival
The 16th annual LAICFF took place April-May 2022. We featured short live-action, animation, and documentaries - made for toddlers through teens. Click Films/Schedule above to see the list of last year's selected films.
The festival opened April 1-3, 2022 at WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center, with more than 50 short films from around the world and numerous filmmaker appearances. Thanks for your support at WonderCon!
The festival resumed with an afternoon of short films and animation from around the world on May 1 at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre in Hollywood. Free admission for all. Thanks for joining us!
Our official Teen Program May 15 at The Yard Theater in East Hollywood went very well - thanks for the great turnout and to the filmmakers from around the world who joined us! Admission was free.
Our big closing day, almost six hours of excellent short films, happened May 29, at The Yard Theatre in East Hollywood. Free admission for all.
Thank you, Los Angeles, for your support!
15th Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival
The 15th annual Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival happened completely online, via Vimeo Showcase, Dec. 26, 2020 - Jan. 3, 2021. More than 120 short films - animation, live action and documentary. More than 10,000 global viewers - free viewing for everyone!
14th Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival
The 14th annual Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival happened Dec. 1-29 2018; and March 29-31, 2019. Thanks for the great turnout!
We opened with short films and animation from 1 pm to 5 pm Saturday Dec. 1 at Plaza De La Raza Cultural Center for the Arts & Education in Lincoln Park, 3540 N. Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA 90031 Thanks for joining us - it was a great opening day!
More screenings were held from 10:30 am to 2 pm Saturday Dec. 29 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium at the Santa Monica Public Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
The festival continued with screenings all day Friday through Sunday, March 29-31 2019 at WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center. WonderCon is the partner festival of Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Free admission for everyone to screenings at Plaza De La Raza and MLK Auditorium. Free screenings at WonderCon with WonderCon badge.
Check out our partner festival, the 18th annual San Diego International Children's Film Festival, at www.childrensfilmsd.org !