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Now in its tenth year, the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is a showcase for new and classic children's films, TV shows and DVDs from studios, independent producers and youth producers worldwide that travels to more than 100 venues annually and has more than 10,000 screenings of individual titles throughout the year. Youth are given a true voice - as curators of the Festival, panelists critiquing films, volunteer staff and as filmmakers and videographers showing their work.

A Traveling Festival

The KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is hosted locally by established film festivals, art and children's museums, nonprofit film centers, libraries, schools, and other local organizations. You can host a local film festival or screen a single KIDS FIRST! Film Festival film in your community. For more information, contact us.


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Kids First programming

KIDS FIRST! accepts more than 300 titles every year, changing the programming every quarter. For the first quarter 2007 Festivals and special screenings, more than 70 titles are offered including sneak peeks of direct-to-DVD titles such as "Hip Hop Kidz,” and “Eloise in Hollywood;” feature films such as "Flicka;" new episodes of "Dora the Explorer," "Blue's Clues," "Go Diego Go," "Strawberry Shortcake," "Thomas & Friends," and “Bob the Builder;” new episodes of TV shows such as “Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Mighty Monster Truck;” classic book-based films such as “The Last Unicorn, 25th Anniversary Edition." Independents have contributed feature films such as "Legend of the Sasquatch,” "Boone Style," and "The Tillimook Treasure;" documentaries such as "The Last Atomic Bomb," "Hitler's Courts," and "WordLoveWorldLove;" shorts such as "Almond Blossoms," "In Winter Still," and "The Red Balloon." We are featuring three outstanding titles from Macedonia from the award-winning series, Nashe Maalo: "Ghosts," "Home," "Karmen is Leaving," and "New Girl." Our student filmmakers have excelled in titles such as "Newsbreak: The Sneaker Phenomenon," "Woody Guthrie - Voice of the Common Man," "Viola," and "Whale Sharks of Hollbox."

Sneak peeks of new films and DVDs from major studios, classic films, and hidden jewels from independent and student producers are offered for kids ages two to 18, sorted by age group into five categories: 0-2, 2-5, 5-8, 8-12, and 12-18

KIDS FIRST! Criteria

Accepted titles have been evaluated by juries of adults and kids and, at the bare minimum, all must meet the KIDS FIRST! baseline acceptance criteria of: no gratuitous violence; no racial or cultural bias; no inappropriate sexual behavior; no replicable unsafe behavior; no condescension towards children.

KIDS FIRST! Best Awards

Every title accepted into the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is eligible for a KIDS FIRST! Best of the Fest Award nomination. The competition has become increasingly competitive with a record number of 571 submissions last year. Awards are given in 20 different categories as well as five Best of the Fest Awards.

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About Kids First

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Now in its eighth year, the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is a showcase for new and classic children's films, TV shows and DVDs from studios, independent producers and youth producers worldwide that travels to more than 100 venues annually and has more than 10,000 screenings of individual titles throughout the year. Youth are given a true voice - as curators of the Festival, panelists critiquing films, volunteer staff and as filmmakers and videographers showing their work.

A Traveling Festival

The KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is hosted locally by established film festivals, art and children's museums, nonprofit film centers, libraries, schools, and other local organizations. You can host a local film festival or screen a single KIDS FIRST! Film Festival film in your community. For more information, contact us.


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