30/03/18 30/03/18
My Neighbour Totoro

When two girls, Satsuki and her younger sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalised mother they…

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31/03/18 31/03/18
Nella the Princess Knight Animation Workshop

Come meet some of the artists working on Nickleodeon’s Nella the Princess Knight and learn how you can start animating at home.

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30/03/18 30/03/18
The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween.

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31/03/18 04/04/18
Paddington 2

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and…

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03/04/18 03/04/18
Postman Pat Family Animation Workshop

Join professional animator John Ashton and find out more about the shows he’s worked on including The Clangers, Postman Pat and Roary the Racing Car…

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03/04/18 03/04/18
Power to the Children

Children in India have taken their lives into their own hands. They don’t want to tolerate social grievances as well as environmental pollution any…

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Welcome to Leeds Young Film Festival 2018

Leeds Young Film Festival is the UK’s largest film event of its kind, where the whole family can watch, learn and play. Join us and over 12,000 other children and their families this Easter, 26 March - 5 April to explore the world of film, animation and virtual reality through screenings, exhibitions and workshops across the City with our programme zones. Make your screen time shared time with family favourites and brand new films at Reel Kids; learn and play with Aardman, Minecraft, Cartoon Network and more at Animation Central, and visit the UK’s first family-focused virtual reality event to get your hands on some of the lastest VR experiences and even create your own at the FREE VR Zone.

Leeds Young Film Festival is presented by Leeds City Council with the support of the BFI Film Festival Fund, awarding funds from The National Lottery, and by public funding from Arts Council England.

Explore the full programme here or browse through an electronic version of the full 48 page LYFF 2018 Guide below.

 

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