Festival Archive

The National Media Museum has played host to a range of festivals celebrating the best in UK and international cinema. Find out more about our past film festivals here.

  • Bradford International Film Festival

    Bradford International Film Festival was first held in 1995, showcasing a diverse selection of new and classic films from around the world. Over two decades the festival grew into one of the country's most respected and eclectic celebrations of cinema, welcoming many illustrious names from the world of film-making including Lords Attenborough and Puttnam, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jean Simmons, Malcolm McDowell and Ken Loach.

    See the Bradford International Film Festival archive

  • Bradford Animation Festival

    The UK's best-loved animation and video games festival has played host to screen talks, workshops and special events led by some of the industry's top names. Past guests have included representatives from world-renowned studios Pixar, Aardman, Weta Workshop and Sony Interactive, plus animation legends Ray Harryhausen, Richard Williams, Bob Godfrey, Caroline Leaf, Michael Dudok de Wit and Bill Plympton.

    See the Bradford Animation Festival archive