TEAM

FOUNDER / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Yvonne Grzenkowicz, Film & VR Curation / Programming

ANNY SUPPORT TEAM

Joe Lazenby, House Management & Producer
Chitra Roy, Film Curation & Programming
Kelly N. Barahona, ANNY AFA Correspondent, Research, Copywriting, Newsletter
Evan Vernon, Copywriting, Newsletter
Ruth Ann Wagner, Research
Katelyn Marie Thomas, Website Dev, XR Director, Advisor
Conny Gordon, Media & Event Support
Andrew Anderson, Audio Mixing & Event Support
Danny Argueta, Photo & Video
Tau Issa Robinson-Farrar, Social Media & Event Support
Rachel Braun, Social Media Coordination
Ryan Consbruck, Social Media Coordination & Event Support
Donna Bulford, Advisor
Jessica Frampton, Print Layout & Design
Joy Tien, Print Layout & Design
Alfredo Gil, AV Support
Tom Cassese, ANNY Exchange Support
M. Paul Weeks, ANNY Audience Poll
Josh Sterling, ANNY Cannes Program Coordinator
Jimbo Matison, Brand Ambassador
Selim Bensedrine, Event Support

Interested in joining the Support Team? Please feel free to contact us.

Additional Support & Friends of the Fest

Ronni Anderson
Jamie Pallot
Eric Shantzis
Kevin Gordon
Adrien L’Assaut
James Minto
Samantha Heth
Althea Rao
Gracie Rothey
Caroline Duffy
Tristian Goik
Neil Carty
Arturo Brena
Phil Weinstein
John Morena
Anthony Haden-Guest
Alexandre (Boulder) Girardeau
Madeleine (Moby) Bolinger
Tom Ciccone
Patty Bowman
Andreia Souza
Nam Linh
Kareema Bee
Jill Johnston
Di Cui
Jeffrey Daurio
Atarah Jeffers
Mengxi (Althea) Rao
Avery Grant
Nina Balton
Jason Whalen
Rebecca Morehiser
Mark Sternberg
Yichan Wang
Breana Vazquez
Yichan Wang
Tenzin Lhaze

ANNY Best of Fest JUDGES

2019 ANNY BEST OF FEST
Special Prize Judges
James Pallot (Emblematic Group)
Sabine Heller (Blue Sky Studios)
Chris Perkins (Animation for Adults)
Jay Stern (Iron Mule Festival)
Panel Judges
Ed Hooks (Acting for Animators)
Waltraud Grausgruber (Tricky Women Festival, Vienna)
Sally Berger (Formerly MOMA, Now NYU and Haverford College)
Jill Johnston (SUNY Fredonia)
John Dilworth (Stretch Films)
Lesley Chow (Bright Lights)
Gareb Shamus (Ace Comic Con)
Olesya Shchukina (Estrella Production, Paris)

2018 ANNY BEST OF FEST
Special Prize Judges
Jay Francis (Disney Television Animation)
Chris Perkins (Animation for Adults)
Panel Judges
Joanna Quinn (Beryl Studios)
Paul Young (Cartoon Saloon)
Ralph Eggleston (Disney/Pixar)
Jimbo Matison (Independent Animator)
Maija Burnett (Cal Arts)
Jonathan Marlow (Arbelos, CFI Releasing)
Kajsa Næss (Mikrofilm)
Elizabeth Ito (Independent Animator)

 

2017 ANNY BEST OF FEST
Special Prize Judges
Andrew Gordon (Pixar)
Ronni Anderson (Anderson Contemporary)
Chris Perkins (Animation for Adults)
Panel Judges
Dayna Gonzalez (Jumping Tadpole Productions)
Phil Weinstein (Disney)
Debra Solomon (Independent Animator, Academy Member)

 

2016 ANNY BEST OF FEST
Special Prize Judges
Chris Perkins (Animation for Adults)

Panel Judges
Anthony Haden-Guest (Cartoonist, Art Critic)
Leah Shore (Independent Animator)
Emily Hubley (Hubbub Inc)

Thank you to our Filmmakers.