Framed Film Festival at Barbican


barbican-logoIf you’re a budding filmmaker or just love films, then make sure you don’t miss Framed Film Festival coming up in November!

It’s the Barbican’s annual showcase of the best of international films, events and creative learning events, all for children under 12 and teenagers.

There are animations, live action, UK premieres, special introductions and workshops too!

It all kicks off on 16th November with a screening of the amazing animated film Hedgehogs and the City. And some of the animation team will be there to introduce the film too. Click here to find out more and get tickets!

AninA_LEADOther films to keep an eye out for are AninA, David Sheinmann’s footie drama Believe all about a young British boy who is amazing at playing football and Fidgity Bram about a seven year old boy who can’t sit still!

Then on Sun 17 November, Framed Film Festival has teamed up with BAFTA to bring BAFTA Children’s Behind the Scenes – an interactive look at some of the nominees for the BAFTA Children’s Awards!

Presented live on stage by Shannon Flynn (Friday Download, Dani’s Castle) and Bobby Lockwood (Woolfblood) with contributors including the teams behind Wizards vs Aliens and The Amazing World of Gumball. Keep an eye out for more guests to be added to the line up. Click here to book tickets.

Frozen_LEADAnd to cap it all off, the Festival will close on Sun 24th November with a super special preview of Disney’s latest animated comedy adventure, Frozen.

The fearless princess, Anna, sets off on an icy adventure to find her sister Elsa who, with one of her magic spells, has plunged the kingdom into an eternal winter. Not released in cinemas until Dec 6th, this is an opportunity to be the first in the capital to see it! Click here to book tickets.

Custard-Pie-Centenary_Hollywood-Cavalcade_LEADOne event we’re particularly looking forward to is the special Custard Pie Centenary!

To celebrate 100 years since the first custard pie was thrown on the big screen, they’ll be showing pie-themed shorts with live music – and even an on stage demonstration from a team of pie experts! Click here to find out more

And if you’re interested in getting into the film industry, then there’s loads more special events, masterclasses and workshops!

Event Info:

Framed Film Festival runs from 16th to 24th November.

Full listings can be found at or call the Box Office on 0845 120 7527