The New York premiere of Jérémie Périn’s futuristic sci-fi film noir Mars Express will open the seventh edition of Animation First film festival.
Animation First Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Animation First Festival
WHERE: New York, NY, United States
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Animation First is the only film festival in the US dedicated to the unparalleled legacy and enduring ingenuity of France’s animation studios and schools.
The NY premiere of Amandine Fredon and Benjamin Massoubre’s Little Nicholas: Happy As Can Be will open Animation First 2023 festival.
Florence Miailhe will present the NY premiere of her magnificent first feature, The Crossing as opening film of Animation First.
The 2021 Animation First Festival will open with the US premiere of Calamity Jane directed by Rémi Chayé, who will be a festival Special Guest.
2021 Animation First Festival Goes Online with 60 + French Animation Film Premieres and Special Guest Wes Anderson
Animation First 2021 will showcase over 60 French animation film premieres, including Josep; Stinky Dog, and Wes Anderson as special guest.
Less than one month before opening night, the 2020 Animation First festival continues to add new films and events including the US premiere of Hello World!
The 2020 Animation First Festival returns to NYC with the premieres of 15 French films, opening with the US Premiere of The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily by noted illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti.
The French Institute Alliance Française announced the 2019 Animation First festival, showcasing the vast history, enduring ingenuity, and diversity of French animation.