Kids Program (2011)

A very special program of films selected to spark the imaginations of our littlest, most special audience. Heaps better than Saturday morning TV and not a toy ad in sight. There's a couple of wonderful new films from Disney and the wondrous, Oscar-nominated adaptation of The Gruffalo. Pure magic!

Featured in AIAF2011
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: General (G)
Verena Fels

A lonely cow decides to make friends with some sheep, a dog, a couple of chickens, a pig and a budgie on the other side of the room. There's just one little problem ...

Runtime: 6:20
Year: 2010
Ballet Of Unwatched Chicks
Shawn Seong-Young Kim

Yay, we're hatched!! A troupe of happy little chicks breaks into a crazy, joyous dance.

United States
Runtime: 1:49
Year: 2011
John Skibinski

A frill-necked lizard's simple attempt at getting dinner doesn't quite go according to plan.

Runtime: 2:36
Year: 2009
Siri Melchoir

In a vibrantly colourful town, all the people and all the animals can whistle. Except, that is, for Whistleless, the whistleless little bird. What can be done?

Runtime: 4:47
Year: 2009
Sam Chen

The dangers of the jungle floor are not all that they seem to be when the lights come up and the applause begins.

United States
Runtime: 5:56
Year: 2010
Play Ball
Jennifer Oxley

Probably the best use ever made of a giraffe.

United States
Runtime: 0:49
Year: 2009
The Squirrel And The Swallow
Arjan Boeve

When the winter forces Swallow to leave for a warmer place, his best friend Squirrel tries to figure out a way to stay in touch with Swallow and help keep him safe.

Runtime: 6:31
Year: 2010
The Gruffalo
Jakob Schuh, Max Lang

An Oscar-nominated adaptation of the much loved book. A plucky little mouse uses his wits to stay the claws of those who would eat him - until the product of his own imagination catches up with him.

Runtime: 26:57
Year: 2010