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2017 Festival Youth Filmmaking Workshop Videos now on VIMEO!

We love making movies as much as we love watching and discussing them! Over 185 youth participated in our 2017 filmmaking workshops: :  At RISD, kids learned the magic behind green screen and special effect tricks, how to animate their creature creations crafted with clay and found objects plus the art of pixelation and light painting. Designed for ages…

And the 2017 winners are…

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Providence Children’s Film Festival! AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS Best Feature: Fanny’s Journey (Le voyage de Fanny) Belgium, France, 2016 / In French w/ English subtitles / Director Lola Doillon   2nd Place: AT EYE LEVEL Germany, 2016 / In German w/English subtitles / Director  Evi Goldbrunner, Joachim Dollhopf 3rd Place: MY…

Reel Connections at the 2017 Festival

PCFF Reel Connections make real connections between what you experience on the screen and what’s happening closer to home. We invite audiences of all ages to engage in topics from and beyond our film screenings to better understand the diverse and challenging themes and subject matter presented. Reel Connections spark richer discussions—with youth among their…

Free 2017 Festival Programming @ the Library!

What better place to watch a story than in a world full of stories?  Free Festival library programming is presented in partnership with and support from Media Smart Libraries, Providence Community Library, Warwick Public Library and Providence Athenaeum. To amplify and broaden the reach of our programming, PCFF collaborates with organizations in Rhode Island that…

Providence Children’s Film Festival Announces Opening Night Party and Screenings for Friday, February 17

The 8th Providence Children’s Film Festival kicks off Friday, February 17 at the RISD Museum’s Metcalf Auditorium. This special ticketed event will begin at 5:30pm, featuring delicious treats and beverages provided by Delsie Catering & Events, Campus Fine Wines and Munroe Dairy. Following the reception, guests will enjoy a 30-minute screening of Short ‘n Sweet…

2017 PCFF Youth Filmmaking Workshops

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Want to learn how to make a movie? Registration is now open for the 2017 PCFF Youth Filmmaking Workshops for ages 6 to 14. Learn the art of animation, how to make sounds, create special effects and more! All participants’ films will be included in the 2017 PCFF Group Workshop Reel,…