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NY Kids Fest seeks animation

The New York International Children's Film Festival (NYICFF) will take place February 4-19, 1999 in New York City. The festival will showcase 50-60 new works of all types, including animation. Festival organizers are seeking "creative, intelligent, passionate work that does not speak down to children," and "will consider difficult subject matter, controversial themes." There are no juried prizes, rather, audience members complete ballots to select audience awards in different age categories. In addition to the films in competition, the festival will feature special presentations, retrospectives and discussion panels. The entry deadline is November 1, 1998. For an application, send name and address to Beginning October 7, application forms will be available on-line at