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2016 RECAP

The inaugural screenings for THE ARTISTS FORUM FESTIVAL OF THE MOVING IMAGE featured 23 international short film selections from multiple disciplines: narrative, experimental, documentary, animation, and music video works. Additional festival highlights include an opening night filmmakers' reception, an awards ceremony, and our closing night party.

This two day event was held July 6th and 7th, 2016 from 7PM to 10:30PM each night at nancy manocherian's the cell in New York City's Chelsea District. You can find the 2016 program, nominees, and winners below.

Two panels were presented live to tape at MNN Studios: #AFTVNYC 71: EFFICACY AND THE MEDIA MAKER (featuring panelists Jonathan Ullman, Richard Speziale, and DaShawn Pretlow with host Devorah Hill) and #AFTNYC 72:THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE: MAKING MUSIC VIDEOS ON A BUDGET (featuring panelists Aaron Cobbett and Mike Lowther with host Bill Coleman (Peace Bisquit).

Our generous 2016 Festival Partners included: nancy manocherian's the cell theatre, and Mombucha Kombucha.




OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: DAY 1 (JULY 6, 2016)




OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: DAY 2 (JULY 7, 2016)




2016 WINNERS: (15 CATEGORIES)


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