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presents the

2019 ANNY Best of Fest

Saturday & Sunday, Oct 5 – 6, 2019

180 Maiden Lane
Seaport District, NYC

The 2019 ANNY Best of Fest is a TWO DAY conference (Saturday & Sunday, October 5-6, 12pm-10pm) featuring Animation Screenings, Fine Art Exhibits, VR Workshop Presentations, an XR Showcase, Professional Panels, and Industry Events, held at 180 Maiden Lane in the Seaport District of NYC. Stay tuned for more news!

2019 ANNY Best of Fest

Highlights from last year’s festival.

2018 Festival Highlight Reel

Main Venue

180 Maiden Lane, Seaport District, NYC

Festival Events

ANIMATION SCREENINGS (Saturday & Sunday, Oct 5-6, 8pm)
Industry Judges select their favorite 20 films of our 165 in-competition films screened with Animation Nights New York, this season.

FINE ART INSTALLATION (Saturday & Sunday, Oct 5-6,12pm)
Anderson Contemporary is curating Art in Motion IV  featuring Fine Art Installation celebrating animation!
Opening Reception: TBA

XR SHOWCASE (Saturday, Oct 5, 12pm – 6pm & Sunday, Oct 6, 12pm – 6pm)
Our Emerging Technology Animation Showcase is happening on the 3rd Floor of 180 Maiden Lane. 

Virtual Reality Workshop Presentations (Saturday, Oct 5 & Sunday, Oct 5)


Industry Roundtable Discussions (Saturday, Oct 5  & Sunday, Oct 6)
ANNY Exchange Networking Musical Chair Events (Saturday, Oct 5 & Sunday, Oct 6. Invite only.) Animators/directors will have an opportunity to talk one-on-one with Industry reps!

Event Details: Sat & Sun, Oct 5-6, 2019, 12pm-10pm, 180 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
Getting to the ANNY Best of Fest: Take the 4, 5, 6, A, C, 2, 3, J, or Z train to Fulton Street. Street parking is available.

We hope to see you at the festival!

Festival Schedule

We are planning great things for you!

Day One

Saturday, Oct 5, 12pm – 10pm

Day Two

Sunday, Oct 6, 12pm – 10pm

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