Animation and Film Festival

This event is open to the public on a space-available basis


7 – 9pm


Join the Animation & Game Art department at Maine College of Art & Design on Thursday, May 2 for the First Annual Animation & Game Art Film Festival.

Featuring 36 original submissions from Maine College of Art & Design students from across the College and including 2D and 3D animation, experimental live-action, animatics, stop motion animation, video game playthroughs and more, guests will watch the submissions, participate in live-voting and applaud the award winners!


Special thanks to the curatorial team including faculty and staff members Ben Spalding, Starr Miller, Steve Drown and Amelia Garretson-Persans, as well as the jury panel comprising alums Melanie Kim '23, Corey Boynton '21 and Tori Shoemaker '20.

Award Categories

Best Game Playthrough, Best 2D Animation, Best Animatic, Best Storytelling, and Best Sound Design/Scoring and more.