Family Day | Children’s Film Festival

Event time: 
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

The Center’s annual Children’s Film Festival will feature award-winning shorts for a young audience and the opportunity to make and debut your own short. Filmmaking and digital animation activities for multiple ages will take place with the help of Yale’s Center for Collaborative Arts and Media graduate fellows. Audience members may come and go as they please, and admission is free. No registration is required.


Docent Room | 10 am–1 pm

Animation Lab
Participants create stop-motion animations with graduate students from the Yale School of Art and support from the Center for Collaborative Arts and Media.

Entrance Court | 10 am–1 pm

Stop-motion App Lab with iPads
Participants create stop-motion animations with student fellows from the Yale Center for Collaborative Arts and Media.

Lecture Hall | 10:30 am–2 pm

Paddington 2 (1 hour 43 mins.) | 10:30 am

Selected Shorts (total runtime 54 mins.) | 12:30 pm

World Premiere—Yale Center for British Art Shorts for Kids by Kids | 1:45 pm
Enjoy the world premiere screening of all shorts made today at the YCBA Animation Lab. Filmmakers and artists of all ages, as well as their families and friends, are welcome.


Library Court

Refreshments & Photo Booth

Galleries | 11 am; noon

Family Activity

Second-floor Classroom | 10 am–2 pm

Quiet Room
A semiprivate space is available for participants to recharge and relax.


Long Gallery | 11:30 am; 1 pm

Family Activity

Throughout the building
(This venue is wheelchair accessible)
Open to: 
General Public