The Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival (BAICFF) will return for its 8th consecutive year January 29-31, 2016. The full weekend Festival, beginning with a Friday evening opening night program, will take place in Oakland at the Chabot Space & Science Center. As in years past, the 8th fest features a full line-up of high-quality, family-friendly films from around the world along with a weekend of innovative animation workshops for children. The Festival will include over 60 animated, live action, short and feature-length films, special “How did they do that?” presentations, and Q&A sessions with award winning guest filmmakers. Films hail from 20 different countries including Spain, Egypt, Lebanon, Brazil, Ireland, England, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Russia, Australia, Switzerland, India, Croatia, Argentina, Canada, Hungary, the US & Japan, and almost half are made by female filmmakers. The full program is available at http://baicff.com/films.
BAICFF will kick off it 8th year with a Pixar Story Artist Showcase: A Conversation Amongst Peers. Get a behind the scenes glimpse into Pixar’s story process from 5 veteran story artists showing and discussing their work from some of Pixar’s most popular movies, The Incredibles, Inside Out, Cars 2 and Wall*E. 19-year Pixar veteran and BAICFF co-founder, Jim Capobianco will lead the discussion with his Pixar compatriots Enrico Casarosa, Valerie LaPointe, Nate Stanton and Alex Woo. Opening night will also include a sneak peek of Festival shorts.
To learn more about the festival go to http://baicff.com