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AFA Announces Partnership With Animation Nights New York (ANNY)

AFA: Animation For Adults the website for animation aficionados, and Animation Nights New York (ANNY) the organisation which hosts monthly animation screenings, networking events and an annual festival today announce a partnership. As part of the deal, AFA will become a part of the Eyesnare Inc family- ANNY’s parent company, Together the two companies will work closely together for the promotion of animation, through online coverage, events and more both separately and on joint projects. 

Since their foundings Animation For Adults and Animation Nights New York have been working towards the same goals” says Chris Perkins, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of AFA. “I’m excited for us to work with Yvonne and ANNY and help make them a reality”.

“AFA has grown so much in the last 5 years and ANNY has grown right along with us. Combining our forces to serve a common goal just seems like the natural thing to do” adds Rachael Ward, US Editor and co-owner of AFA. “ For years now, I have been inspired by the dedication shown by Yvonne and the staff at ANNY for going above and beyond in their pursuit of quality animation. Spectacular little gems and incredible talent that has largely gone unknown to mainstream audiences. It is my hope that this partnership will illuminate ways to find the right audience that will appreciate this art form its magic of capturing the human experience.”

“In my heart, I've always considered AFA: Animation for Adults a sibling organization of ANNY” says Yvonne Grzenkowicz, Director of ANNY and Eyesnare Inc. “It makes sense for us to join forces for future projects. As organisations supporting Independent Animation, we are stronger together!”


Established in 2013, AFA is a website for adult animation enthusiasts featuring animation news, reviews, articles, opinion pieces, interviews and podcasts, bringing aficionados the latest and greatest developments in the medium.


Animation Nights New York is a curated monthly screening event and annual Festival held in NYC. We present animated short films and virtual reality animation experiences from all around the world. ANNY Best of Fest is a two-day annual conference held in NYC (Late Sept/Early Oct). Our Festival features animation screenings, fine art exhibits, professional panels, VR workshop presentations, and XR showcase, VR workshop presentations and industry events.