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The Second Annual 2017 ANNY BEST OF FEST

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - September 30 @ 10:00 pm

Free*

ENTHUSIAST PACKAGE (FREE) AND INDUSTRY PACKAGE ($30)
Tickets at www.animationnights.com

Mark your calendars! The ANNY Best of Fest is a TWO DAY symposium (Fri & Sat, Sept 29-30, 2017) featuring animation screenings, fine art installations, virtual reality animation experiences, professional panels, and industry events at 180 Maiden Lane in the Seaport District of NYC.

Enthusiast Packages (FREE) and Industry Packages ($30) are available now! Reserve your tickets, today!

Festival Schedule
ANIMATION SCREENINGS
(Saturday, Sept 30, 7pm & 8pm) – Our panel judges have selected their favorite 20 films of the 175 selected for screening this season. Congratulations to our ANNY Best of Fest Winners! http://www.animationnights.com/screening25/

PROFESSIONAL PANELS
Kickstarter, The Molecule, ASIFA East, Penrose Studios, The Mill, Sesame Studios, Artella, SketchFab, SVA, VR Voice, Tommy Stathes, Stash Media, Max Rothman, John Dilworth, Augenblick Studios, Abelana, Children’s Media Association, High Fidelity, and Framestore are just a few of the organizations on board. (See schedule for panel details.)

VIRTUAL REALITY SHOWCASE
Our showcase is happening on the 29th Floor Showroom at 180 Maiden Lane. It’s a 26,000 sq ft space with 360-degree views from 500 ft above Manhattan. We will be presenting work from a number of amazing creators including Chris Milk, Penrose Studios, Jakob Steensen, David O’Reilly, Pirahna / Hey Mister!, Midas Touch, Artella / Sketchfab, and Nvrmind!

FINE ART INSTALLATION
Anderson Contemporary is curating 2017 Art in Motion featuring installation celebrating animation!
Opening Reception: Wed, Sept 13

INDUSTRY EVENTS
One-on-one Speed Pitching Blocks (Invite only)
We will be putting out a call for artists, soon!
Wrap Party (TBD)

Not an official ASIFA East event*

Details

Start:
September 29 @ 12:00 pm
End:
September 30 @ 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free*
Website:
http://www.annybestoffest.nyc/

Venue

180 Maiden Lane
New York, 10038 United States
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