Festival Launch 2016

Into Film Festival

8 - 24 November 2017

The Into Film Festival is a free, annual, UK-wide celebration of film and education for 5-19 year olds.

The Into Film Festival supports our vision to put film at the heart of children and young people's learning, contributing to their cultural, creative and personal development. 

Our aim is to help educators bring learning to life for 5-19 year olds across the UK by inspiring young people to watch, make and understand film in new and creative ways. To support this, the Festival provides thousands of free film activities, workshops and cinema experiences to engage and entertain young people and educators alike.

This year's Into Film Festival takes place from 8-24 November and bookings go live exclusively for club leaders on Wednesday 6 September. Bookings for all other educators will go live the day after, on Thursday 7 September.

Find out more about our upcoming 2017 Into Film Festival strands.

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Free activities include:

  • UK-Wide Screenings

    Over 600 venues across the UK to choose from.

  • Educational resources

    Rich materials to support learning and the curriculum.

  • A wide choice of films

    Over 130 film titles to choose from.

  • Industry experts

    Special speaker Q&As and masterclasses.

  • Filmmaking workshops

    Learn tips from the best in the business.

  • Exclusive events

    Film previews, premieres and more.

Highlights from the 2016 Into Film Festival

Highlights from the 2016 Into Film Festival, featuring Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne, and an African python...

What our educators say

"The Filmmaking Guides have been invaluable in helping novice filmmakers, from ensuring their story is well told, to thinking about light, camera angles and editing."