A very special thank you to our Youth Advisory Council, a group of local teens whose passion and hard work make the Youth Pavilion possible! Throughout the year, the YAC provides support for film clubs at local middle schools, creates film projects together and helps program the Youth Pavilion. If you are 14 years or older and would like to join the YAC, please apply on our website, www.biff1.com. Please register for all events on Eventbrite at BIFF1.com



TEEN OPENING NIGHT AND TEEN SHORT FILM
COMPETITION AWARDS
Friday, February 23, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater - North Entrance
Register on Eventbrite here

Welcome to Opening Night at the Youth Pavilion!

Jim Packer, President, Worldwide Television
and Digital Distribution Lionsgate

Sure, it’s fun to make a film, but what do you do with it when you’re done? A look at the other end of filmmaking – distribution. What is it, how can you get in, and the changing landscape of distribution for Lionsgate and the movie business as a whole.

Join us for a fun-filled night of music, movies and awards! Local teens, musicians and filmmakers will have the spotlight as we celebrate the winners of our teen short film competition.

Doors open at 6pm Light dinner will be provided by Sushi Zanmai.

Music provided by:

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Dafna Margalit

Dafna is a student a Fairview High School. Her award-winning music advocates for causes important to her. She has showcased her original music at eTown Handmade Songs, where she won the singer/songwriter contest.

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Finn O’Sullivan

Finn O’Sullivan is a fifteen year-old singer/songwriter who attends New Vista High School. She plays guitar, ukulele, and piano. Finn was a 2016 eTown Handmade Songs competition winner, and she continues to record her songs with one of eTown’s producers. Finn is also an avid reader and writer.

WORKSHOPS

VIRTUAL REALITY
WORKSHOP

Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater - North Entrance

Learn how 360 films are made! The VR experts from Boulder’s Reality Garage will give a demo and “tech talk” on Virtual Reality. Utilizing state of the art equipment, they will scan a few attendees, create models from their scans, animate them, and create a short VR piece that attendees can then view. If you’ve never experienced VR, it will change your world!

TWEEN AND TEEN
FILM WORKSOP
Grades 5+

Saturday, February 24, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alfalfa’s Community Room, 1651 Broadway, North Entrance

Please park at the Boulder Public Library – do not park at Alfalfa’s Learn some tricks to help get you started with filmmaking. Teens from local high schools will teach some filmmaking basics as well as some fun techniques you can add to your filmmaking toolbox. Register here.

KID FLIX 2
Ages 8+

Saturday February 24, 3:00pm - 4:10pm
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater - North Entrance

80 min A teenage monster confronts a bully in Welcome to My Life (USA), a Japanese-Australian boy finds adventure in his lunchbox in Riceballs (Australia), and a competitive swimmer must prove that big talent can come in small packages in Little Mouse (Hungary). Live action and animated shorts from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival offer witty and wise takes on friends, family and fitting in.

ANIMATION STATION
WORKSHOP
Ages 6+

Saturday, February 24, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Boulder Public Library - Arapahoe Room

Register on Eventbrite here

Explore the wonders of stop motion animation in a fun, easy way that gets kids moving! Presented by ASIFA and Mighty Fudge Studios

KID FLIX 1
Ages 3+

Saturday, February 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater - North Entrance

63 min A diverse community must put aside their differences to enjoy a tasty meal in Stone Soup (France/Belgium), a hungry creature devises a way to get his fill in Tiger (Germany), and a young croc enjoys a tasty treat in Crocodile (Germany). With visually innovative animation and many Audience Award winners from New York International Children’s Film Festival 2017, Kid Flix 1 is truly delicious for ages 3 to 7.

PARENT/CHILD FILMMAKING
WORKSOP
Ages 6+

Sunday, February 25, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Alfalfa’s Community Room, 1651 Broadway, North Entrance

Please park at the Boulder Public Library – do not park at Alfalfa’s. Register on Eventbrite here. BIFF Youth Advisory Council members will help kids create a story and transform it into a film. All participants in the workshop will receive a copy of their film. Parents must attend the workshop with their kids.

ZOMBIE WORKSHOP
Ages 8+

Sunday, February 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alfalfa’s Community Room, 1651 Broadway, North Entrance

Please park at the Boulder Public Library – do not park at Alfalfa’s Register on Eventbrite here. Learn to transform yourself and your friends into ZOMBIES! (Warning: workshop materials include latex and skin paint)

FILMS

KID FLIX 1

Saturday, February 24, Noon - 1pm
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater
North Entrance
Ages 3-7

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A diverse community must put aside their difference to enjoy a tasty meal; a hungry creature devises a way to get his fill; and a young croc enjoys a tasty treat. From the NY International Children’s Film Festival 2017, Kid Flix is truly delicious.

KID FLIX 2

Saturday, February 24, 3 - 4:10pm
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater
North Entrance
Ages 8+

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A teenage monster confronts a bully; a Japanese-Australian boy finds adventure in his lunchbox; and a competitive swimmer must prove that big talent can come in small packages. Shorts from the 2017 NY International Children’s Film Festival offer witty and wise takes on friends, family and fitting in.

Pick of the Litter

Sunday, February 25, 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Boulder Public Library Canyon Theater
North Entrance

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This film follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Only the best of the best make the cut, the pick of the litter.

Director Don Hardy in person.