New York International Children’s Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: New York International Children’s Film Festival
SINCE: 1997
WHERE: New York City
WEBSITE: www.gkids.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: New York International Children’s Film Festival was founded in 1997 to support the creation and dissemination of thoughtful, provocative, and intelligent film for children and teens ages 3-18. The Festival experience cultivates an appreciation for the arts, encourages active, discerning viewing, and stimulates lively discussion among peers, families, and the film community.

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces 2014 Jury and Preview of Film Lineup

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces 2014 Jury and Preview of Film Lineup

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The 17th New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announced the jury and a slate preview for the upcoming festival, which runs March 7 to 30, 2014, at New York’s DGA Theater, IFC Center, Scholastic Theater, SVA Theatre, and Village East Cinema. Films on the lineup include the US Premiere of AMAZONIA (France), BOY AND THE WORLD (Brazil), and the Theatrical Premiere of the English Version of ERNEST & CELESTINE (France); and Special Preview Screening of MUPPETS MOST WANTED and RIO 2.  The 2014 jury includes actors Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Susan Sarandon, Uma Thurman, and Jeffrey Wright and filmmakers and animators John Canemaker, Bill Plympton, Henry Selick, Gus Van Sant and Taika Waititi. As an Oscar®-qualifying festival, NYICFF jury winners qualify for consideration for the 2015 Academy Awards® in the Live Action and Animated Short Film categories.

2012 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Films and jury

2012 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival Announces Films and jury

The New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival announced the jury and full lineup for the 2012 event, which runs March 2-25 at New York’s DGA Theater, Walter Reade Theater, IFC Center, Peter Norton Symphony Space, Asia Society, Scholastic Theater, and Cantor Film Center. NYICFF 2012 JURY: John Canemaker – Academy Award®-winning animatorAdam Gopnik – Author, essayist and New Yorker contributorTomm Moore – Academy Award® nominated animator/director (The Secret of Kells)Lynne McVeigh – Associate Professor of […]

2011 New York International Children’s Film Festival Lineup

2011 New York International Children’s Film Festival Lineup

The 2011 New York International Children’s Film Festival, which runs March 4-27, 2011 in New York City announced its complete lineup. The festival will open with “Mars Needs Moms” a Special Preview Screening of Disney’s new 3D space adventure comedy. Films on lineup include: “Aurelie Laflamme’s Diary” – US Premiere, Canada. A quirky coming-of-age comedy about ‘tween Aurelie, whose endearing clumsiness positions her as a pitch-perfect, French-Canadian version of a Judy Blume character. (Ages 8 […]