save the date!
our annual Festival takes place March 3 through 19, 2023

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Our annual fundraiser and celebration is back. Join us for a night out as we honor longtime NYICFF board member Scott Cohen and take in some inappropriate* short films.

All proceeds benefit the re-launch of our FilmEd Field Trip program.

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*films submitted to the Festival that may not be appropriate for kids, but we just can't keep them to ourselves

the cast of Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical at an event presented by New York International Children's Film Festival

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    All panels are now available online! Check out these insightful conversations on a more inclusive kids' media landscape—for industry professionals and hopefuls at all stages of their careers.

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    and the winners are...

    That's a wrap on our 25th Anniversary Festival! Thank you to all who made it such a success both in-person in NYC and in homes across the country.

    2022 award winners

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