NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2017

Member tickets now on sale!
Tickets on sale to public Jan 25.

Opening Night: My Life as a Zucchini

Switzerland - New York Premiere
Animation, Claude Barras, 2016
Recommended ages 11+
Tickets on sale Jan 25! (Jan 18 for members)

Opening Night: Revolting Rhymes

UK - North American Premiere
Animation, Jakob Schuh & Jan Lachauer, 2016
Recommended ages 6+
Tickets on sale Jan 25! (Jan 18 for members)

Opening Spotlight: Your Name.

Japan - New York Premiere
Animation, Makoto Shinkai, 2016
Recommended ages 10+
Tickets on sale Jan 25! (Jan 18 for members)

Members get the best of the fest!

Get Animated!

Show of your animation skills! Submit your own stop-motion short and you could win $5,000!
No purch nec, US + DC & 18+. Ends 2/27/17. Void where prohibited.

Bring Home a Piece of the Fest

Exclusive items from NYICFF 2011-2016 now available in our store!

Learn animation during school breaks

Sign up for our filmmaking day camps

Festival Dates:
February 24 - March 19, 2017

Set sail on an incredible journey. Befriend a monster. Uncover a mystery. Visit a foreign country — or a foreign planet. For four weekends, New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival invites you and your imagination to explore new frontiers through the best new films from around the world. No passport required.

Celebrate Our Birthday (and yours!)

There’s no better way to celebrate than with great friends and great films. Join us as we celebrate 20 years of great films – and you! Learn about our birthday party packages at the Festival.

Become a Member

Members get priority access to Festival schedule and tickets, exclusive merchandise, first notice about year-round special events, and much, much more. Sign up today for the VIP treatment!

Get Behind the Camera

Learn filmmaking from start to finish! In our hands-on animation camps, students will use a variety of techniques from claymation and pixelation to hand-drawn and cutout animation to create their own movie.

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