ABOUT ANNY

“Georges Méliès rocket reached the moon, Felix the cat hit the road, and the great journey continues.” -Anthony Haden-Guest

Animation Nights New York (ANNY) is a curated monthly animation screening event held in NYC. Admission is free.

ANNY Best of Fest is a two day symposium held annually in NYC (Sept 29-30). The festival features animation screenings, fine art installations, professional panels, a virtual reality animation showcase, and industry events.

EVENT DATES

Aug 2017 – Jul 2018   |  Animation Nights New York curated monthly screening events
Sept 2018  |  2018 ANNY Best of Fest

PLEASE NOTE: Animation Nights New York (ANNY) has ROLLING DEADLINES. If you have not received a notification it means your film is still in the running to be screened at one of our monthly events!

AWARDS & PRIZES

The monthly screenings (Aug – Jul) are curated. These events culminate in a juried annual ANNY Best of Fest (Sept) symposium. The films selected as “screened” at the regular monthly programs are automatically submitted to the annual juried show. Films are selected for our annual festival by a panel of  judges comprised of industry veterans.

The 2017 ANNY Best of Fest Grand Prize and Animation for Adults Winners each received a prize from Wacom. Our Grand Prize Winner will also had an opportunity to chat with 20-year Pixar veteran Andrew Gordon about their film! All of our 2017 ANNY Best of Fest Winners received an Industry Badge for our 2017 Annual Festival (Sept 29-30), a one year subscription for Toon Boom, a one year subscription for Craft, a one year subscription for Stash, a three month subscription for Midas Creature, and a three month subscription for Sketchfab Pro . (2017 ANNY Best of Fest filmmakers may also be eligible for distribution via Shorts HD, if applicable.)

RULES & TERMS

We accept short animated films in all styles, mediums, and genres. There is no limitation on the age of the film. We do request that you be able to submit a high resolution 1080p digital file as a final format via Film Freeway, Dropbox or YouSendIt. We also accept VR, AR, and MR animated pieces.

Please note: Animation Nights New York has ROLLING DEADLINES. Submit now! If you have not received a notification it means your film is still in the running to be screened at one of our monthly events!

Please Attend! If you live in the NYC area we would like you to attend the screening and networking event.

If you live outside the NYC area we would like you to be available to attend the networking event virtually via Skype or Google Hangout. (Coming soon.)

Please note: If the film submission is accepted into the screening events, the entrant grants Animation Nights New York (ANNY) a non-exclusive, royalty free license for use for theater screening, and to publish excerpts in print or electronic media to promote the event in any and all media. The filmmaker must secure all rights and clearances. Foreign films must be submitted in English or with English subtitles.

Again, the deadline is rolling! Please submit your short animated films!

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