Hey movie lovers, the Bay Area International Children's Film Festival 2019 (BAICFF) takes place this February in Oakland, and the programming is more than just screen-time. Expect films by and for children along with cool classes where they can get their hands and minds busy making movie magic. Ticket prices vary based on what you want to do and how old you are.
When: February 16-17, 2019
Where: Chabot Space and Science Center, Skyline Drive, Oakland, CA
In addition to screenings of films throughout the weekend (see the schedule), many workshops look compelling for my own children, including Clay Puppet Animation.
Animation & Shorts Workshops at BAICFF
BAICFF workshops allow kids to work in small groups to create engaging short animated films. The entire festival audience has a chance to view the creative results each afternoon as the footage is edited into a humorous, collaborative short film with music and sound effects and projected on the big screen! The workshops this year include outdoor live-action pixilation, and the ever-popular stop-motion technique with found objects and signature professional clay animation figures.
Tickets to BAICFF shows and workshops
- Guest Adult: $22 / Youth: $14
- 2-day Weekend Pass: Adult $32 / Youth: $20
- Chabot Member: FREE
- Workshops require pre-registration and are $30 per child
- Tickets can also be purchased at the Front Desk on the day of the event
- All tickets include General Admission to the Chabot Space Center
For more information, call the Chabot Box Office: (510) 336-7373.
See the BAICFF website for show line-up and details to figure out if your child might enjoy attending.
[All photos provided by Bay Area International Children's Film Festival and used with permission]