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Animation Nights New York

6 October - 7 October 2018

Contact: Yvonne Grzenkowicz


Phone: -

Fax: -

Address: New York, NY

Festival website

  • About
  • Submission Info

Animation Nights New York is a monthly screening event and annual festival held in NYC. We show animated short films and virtual reality animation experiences from all around the world. Film Submission is free. Admission to our screening events is free. Film Submission has a rolling deadline.

The ANNY Best of Fest is a two day symposium featuring animation screenings, professional panels, industry events, fine art installations, and a virtual reality showcase held in NYC.

Theme(s): Animation

Year established: 2015

Is this festival exclusively animation?: Yes - this is exclusively an animation festival

Submission deadline:
17 December 2020

Entry fee:
FREE! There is no charge for this festival


  • Animation Nights New York Screened Film (selected for our curated monthly screening event)
  • ANNY Best of Fest Winner (selected for our annual festival)
  • ANNY Best of Fest Grand Prize Winner
  • ANNY Best of Fest Animation for Adults Prize
  • ANNY Best of Fest Special Selection
  • Animated Short
  • Best Animation

Submission methods:

  • FilmFreeway
  • Online Link (& Password)
  • Other
  • Withoutabox

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 Dropbox or YouSendIt.

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!

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 Animation Nights New York, 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.

Deadline is rolling! Please submit your short animated films!

Link to entry form

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