Animation Nights New York (ANNY) is presenting its Annual Festival (Online COVID addition) this Saturday & Sunday, December 19-20. The virtual fest is kicking off ANNY’s monthly screening events with two animation programs, each followed by mixer events at 8 p.m. EST in the ANNY VR Event Space. (No headset is required. All platforms are accessible on PC/Mac/Mobile.)
RSVP to the Annual Festival kickoff event here. Donations are accepted and appreciated.
ANNY plans to continue its monthly screenings, rolling Season 5 of its short film presentations into 2021 and onward to a Best of Fest celebration in the fall. Follow these events at www.animationnights.com.
Screening 1 (Sat., Dec. 19; available 3-8 p.m. EST)
“Love Lost & Found”
DAUGHTER. Daria Kashcheeva. Czech Republic, 14:44.
NO REASON. Amanda Bonaiuto. United States, 03:28.
THE CRANE LOVER. Zhang Jinruo. China, 06:47.
YOU USED TO BRING ME FLOWERS. Nofar Schweitzer. Israel, 04:44.
LONE. Samantha Clark. United Kingdom, 04:00.
DANDELION IN THE WIND. Do Thi Ngan Giang. Singapore, 03:33.
SLEDGE. Mickaël DUPRÉ. France, 12:36.
WARMTH MECHANICS. Maria Piskunova. Russian Federation, 01:30.
BILLIE. Maki Yoshikura. United Kingdom, 04:00.
CAFFÈ. Margaret Spencer. United States, 04:48.
JERICHO. Sarah Andrews. United Kingdom, 01:40.
ARMOR DEL AMOR. Kirk Kelley. United States, 01:45.
COPS & ROBBERS. Florian Maubach. Germany, 08:15.
Screening 2 (Sun., Dec. 10; available 3-8 p.m. EST)
GRAVEDAD. Matisse Gonzalez. Germany, 10:30.
HOME: A PORTRAIT OF NEW YORK CITY. John Morena. United States, 2:33.
IHR. Amélie Cochet, Louis Möhrle. Switzerland, 06:10.
RED EARTH. Michael Kenny. Australia, 04:32.
CAN I KEEP HIM?. María Rosario Carlino, Patricia Gualpa. Argentina, 04:28.
RIDE. Richard O’Connor. United States, 1:45.
THE SHADOW OF THE SUN. Ido Hartmann. Israel, 8:17.
BREAK THE FIRE. Mei Li. China, 5:50.
LOVE IS BIGGER THAN ANYTHING IN ITS WAY. Broken Fingaz. 03:39.
QUIET. Maxim Kulikov. Russian Federation, 9:43.
LINES OF OBLIVION. Paola Cubillos. Belgium, 4:03.
The short film programs are curated by Animation Nights New York, with programming by Chitra Roy.