Years running: 10 (since 2009)

Lahore International Children’s Film Festival

International Children’s Film Festival.


It's an an annual event to showcase the best of local and international films made by, for or about children. Aiming at education as well as entertainment, the film festival is dedicated to promote alternative learning among children and young people. Each year, the festival brings some of the best international films to Pakistan to promote creativity and world cultures and the arts. It enhances children’s knowledge about cultural diversity and offers them an opportunity to enjoy and learn. As Pakistan’s only international children’s film festival, LICFF has very soon achieved an important place in Lahore’s events calendar.

The Festival will showcase films by, for and about children in the following age groups: 

  • Up to 7 years, 
  • 8 – 13 years old, 
  • 14 – 18 years old, 
  • 18+ (films about children, suitable with parental guidance or might not be suitable for minor viewing.)


  • Best Children's Feature Film
  • Best Animation Feature Film
  • Best Short Film (Animation)
  • Best Short Film (Live Action)
  • Pakistani Cinema
  • Child Made Film


The festival take submissions online through filmfreeway or festhome, however if you don’t have the preview online, a dvd can be sent to us with the Entry form enclosed. Two copies of the film in digital format with subtitles in English: one each for preview and screening. A Data CD consisting of a) synopsis in English, b) Film Stills as many as possible  c) Director’s Photos, Biography and Filmography d) Poster of the film (optional)

Selection Media Type: online, MOV, MP4, DVD PAL

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: english

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers





Official website



The Little Art
81 F, Johar Town, Lahore, Pakistan

Tel: +92-42-35220796, +92-315 4036167


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    March 10, 2017
  • Deadline
    June 30, 2017
  • Notifications
    July 31, 2017
  • Event dates
    20 — 25 November 2017
Categories & Fees

Competitive section for live action short films for children and young people.

  • Deadline — free

Competitive sections for documentary films, for and about children and young people.

  • Deadline — free

Competitive section for feature length films (fiction and animation) for children and young people.

  • Deadline — free

Competitive section for animation short films for children and young people.

  • Deadline — free

Competitive section for films made by under 18 children and young people.

  • Deadline — free
  • Deadline — free

Competitive section for films from Pakistan.

  • Deadline — free

Non-competitive sections for feature length films for youth and families.

  • Deadline — free

Non-competitive section of short films.

  • Deadline — free
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