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Little Big Shots

An international film festival for kids,  featuring the best international and local shorts, animations, documentaries and amazingly, child-produced films

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“One of the most important children's festivals in the world.”

Sydney Morning Herald 

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Inspiring young minds through film 

If you've got a little Spielberg at home or your whole family loves films, this international kids film festival is perfect popcorn fodder! An incredible showcase of films by filmmakers from over twenty countries. Mini movie moguls will laugh along, whoop and be inspired by the huge variety of animation, live action and documentaries on offer. You don't want to miss this fabulous family film festival!

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Little Big Shots
Australia’s international film festival for young audiences featuring shorts, animations, live action, documentaries, comedy and child-produced films.

Special Gala Opening Night 

Friday 8 September, 7pm

At the Gala Opening Night, your budding Oscar hopeful will feel like a star as they dress to impress and walk the red carpet before the film screening of  the Best of the Fest.

Hosted by kid comedian Sean Murphy and complete with a disco after the session, this is set to be the best popcorn-filled evening for the whole family!

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