RICFF 2012: Day One

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: Day One

Presented by CalArts in partnership with Northwest Film Forum

The annual REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival returns with two full weekends of exhilarating short-film programs to enchant moviegoers of all ages. The festival showcases work from around the globe—including Brazil, Colombia, Israel, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Taiwan and Vietnam—to raise the curtain on a world of celluloid wonder sure to inspire the whole family.


SATURDAY, MAY 5: Screening Schedule

Get transported to an enchanted, animated animal kingdom to explore the worlds of a loveable array of critters, varmints and other furry and feathered creatures!

Snowflakes and Carrots Samantha Leriche-Gionet, Canada
Ballet of Unhatched Chicks Shaun Seong-Young Kim, USA
Jillian Dillon Yvette Edery, Germany
Pipì, Pupù & Rosmary Enzo d'Alò, Luxembourg/Italy
Frog, Rabbit and the Red Telephone Alla Churikova, Germany
Hoggie & Snip Magnus Hjerpe, Canada
Walkin' On Snow Grass Makiko Sukikara, Japan
Who's There? Vanda Raymanova, Slovakia
According to the Birds Linde Faas, The Netherlands
Amazonia Sam Chen, USA

Ages 4 and up. Running time: 67 min.
One film with English subtitles, in German.


Journey deep into the worlds of funny and fantastic kids through the lens of these live action and animated shorts that prove every child is truly one-of-a-kind!

Trevor Matthieu Saghezchi, France
Driving Accident Rio Fitch, Canada
Marvin Mark Nute, UK
Love Bug Kat Candler, USA
The Perfect Human SJ Chiro, USA
Adventures of Owen David Cadiz, Canada
Toot Toot Simon Williams and Brendon Skinner, Australia
The Toboggan Richard B. Pierre, Canada
Superdad and Pelé Annette Saugestad Helland, Norway
Big Drive Anita Lebeau, Canada

Ages 7 and up. Running time: 63 min.
Two films with English subtitles, in French and Norwegian.
One film depicts a bullying situation with a happy resolution.


Gather ’round a cinematic campfire of fractured fairy tales and fanciful fables, including an Oscar-winning short and new animation from Aardman Studios—shot on the world's largest stop-motion set!

Gulp Sumo Science/UK
Kahanikar — The Storyteller Nandita Jain, UK
How the Chipmunk Got Its Stripes Tulalip Native Lens, USA
Olga Kai Pannen, Germany
The Lost Thing Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan, Australia
Home Was the Sailor Seana Kozar, Canada
The Bear Facts Jonathan Wright, Canada
Molly in Springtime Pierre-Luc Granjon, Canada 

Ages 8 and up. Running Time: 70 min.
One film with English subtitles, in German.


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Funded in part with generous support from Nickelodeon and the Los Angeles Times.

Associated Images: 

SAT 5/5
12:00 pm
SAT 5/5
1:30 pm
SAT 5/5
3:00 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff