NY Int'l Children's Film Festival 2017

Explore the world without leaving NYC.

Thank you for another fantastic Fest!

Grand Prize Short

Heads Together
Job, Joris, & Marieke

Grand Prize Feature

Swallows and Amazons
Philippa Lowthorpe

Audience Award: Ages 3-6

Kariem Saleh

Get Animated!

Show of your animation skills! Submit your own stop-motion short and you could win $5,000!
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Bring Home a Piece of the Fest

Get exclusive 2017 merchandise, featuring characters from films like Spring Jam (dir. Ned Wenlock), Brazey (dir. Jared D. Weiss), Pawo (dir. Antje Heyn), 1Minute Nature Films (dirs. Stefanie Visjager & Katinka Baehr), and more!

Learn animation during school breaks

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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.

Get Behind the Camera!

Join our weeklong, in-depth explorations in filmmaking. Kids will work together to form a film crew and perform all the different roles involved in making an animated short film. Learn animation during school break, then see your film on the big screen at next year’s Festival!

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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!

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