Join us as we kick-start the festival with our parade of carnival creatures, giant puppets and live music.
Two children’s entertainers create balloon animals and pull bananas out of iPads, just the way it’s supposed to be done.
BFP17 is proud to present a special accessible screening of this gorgeous Oscar-nominated stop motion animation.
Prototype nights are for both artists and audiences – a chance to test new ideas and an opportunity to respond to what’s being made right here, right now.
Kwaidan is a cinematic and atmospheric piece for teenagers and adults inspired by Japanese ghost stories and horror movies.
Get inspired and make your own creation for the Carnival with a workshop from Creation Myth Puppets
Get inspired and make your own creation and then join us in the Carnival.
Winner of German TV talent show Die Puppenstars 2017, Barnaby Dixon has taken his micro-puppetry to extraordinary levels.
For one night only, have your minds boggled and your eyes popped as we aunt puppetry’s seamy underbelly. FREE tickets.
Jim Parkyn, senior model maker at Aardman Animations, demonstrates professional approaches to puppet head and hand production.
A workshop full of fun and mischief where kids can bring their own character to life on film.