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This event will be for those who enjoy film study as well as the entire family. There will be a variety of films shown and question & answer sessions highlighting many central Illinois natives and film groups.

The festival will offer tickets for individual screenings of two animated Classics, a full day pass, and a full festival pass to accommodate any schedule. It will also have a free Children's Animation Program Saturday morning. All day passes and festival passes are available online at a discounted rate. Opening Night tickets will be sold separately for a special sneak peek screening and exclusive interviews with the film's Director and team.


  • Opening Gala with a reception following an exclusive film showing and presentation - get the chance to speak with accomplished directors, writers, and producers in the industry
  • FREE Children's Animation Program - Saturday morning
  • Disney Classic - A Goofy Movie shown in HD for the first time with director Kevin Lima answering audience questions
  • DreamWorks Classic - The Prince of Egypt with director Brenda Chapman answering audience questions



Seating Policy

Seating for showings is not guaranteed; theaters will be filled on a first come first serve basis. We encourage you to come 15 minutes prior to showing. Once released, please view the schedule to facilitate planning your time at the festival.

Refund Policy

All sales are final. Schedule is subject to minor changes.