Tag: cffs 2019

CFFS 2019, Workshops

Puppet Making with Clyde Petersen

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 5:00pm $65 Tuition $50 for NWFF Members Ages 8-11 In this special workshop offered with the opening night film sing-along The Muppet Movie, students will learn how to create a puppet character with Seattle animator and musician Clyde Petersen. All puppet materials are provided, as well as pizza dinner for students, and […]

CFFS 2019, Workshops

360 Filmmaking: Behind the Scenes of the Festival

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 1:30pm $65 Tuition $50 For Members Ages 11-14 In this workshop, students will learn about virtual reality and 360 filmmaking. They will plan, shoot and edit a short 360 film, getting exclusive access to go behind the scenes of the festival. Students will be able to use Samsung Gear and Ricoh […]

CFFS 2019, Workshops

Workshops & Classes (CFFS 2019)

Let’s All Go to the Lobby! Interactive Filmmaking Installation — Puppet Making with Clyde Petersen — Friendly Rhythms of the Planet w/ Visiting Filmmaker Tatiana Skorlupkina — 360 Filmmaking: Behind the Scenes of the Festival

CFFS 2019, Features

Wendy: Best Friends Forever

Saturday, February 2 – 1:00pm
(Feature from Germany, in German with Eng. subtitles)
Ages 8+
* West Coast premiere! *

Wendy, an expert rider who has fought her way back from an injury, is working at a beautiful old stable called Rosenborg, where she is able to be with her beloved horse Dixie every day. But when Wendy realizes she must save Rosenborg from bankruptcy by winning the prize money at a nearby tournament, she must ride a new horse, Penny. Will her friendship with Dixie survive and will the stable be saved?

CFFS 2019, Features

Gordon and Paddy

Sunday, February 3 – 11:00am
Saturday, February 9 – 1:00pm
(Feature from Sweden, in Swedish with Eng. subtitles)
All ages
* Co-presented with The Nordic Museum! *

Adapted from the beloved book by Ulf Nilsson and Gitte Spee, and featuring the voice of Stellan Skarsgård, this gorgeously animated film tells the story of a very special friendship. The forest’s police chief Gordon, a toad, is about to retire and he needs to find a new assistant. Paddy, a clever mouse with a great sense of smell, seems to be the right candidate. Together they have to solve Gordon’s last case – the mystery of squirrel’s missing nuts.

CFFS 2019, Features, Special Events

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Friday, January 25 – 7:00pm
(Special Event, silent German film with live score, with Eng. supertitles)
All ages

Prince Achmed’s chapter of the Arabian Nights was adapted by Lotte Reiniger in 1926, and is now the world’s oldest existing animated feature. See it with a live score by Miles & Karina that was originally commissioned ten years ago by NWFF for Children’s Film Festival 2008!