The 52nd ASIFA-East Animation Festival! – Jury Screenings

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ASIFA-East Fest #52 – Virtual Jury Screenings

Hello!  Welcome to another edition of the ASIFA East Animation Film Festival.  It is our 52nd festival, and we are keeping it virtual!  We bring you 3 nights of animated short films, ready for viewing and voting! 

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Please file into our delightful Vimeo presentations.  If you are an ASIFA-East Member, don’t forget your virtual ballot, brought to you by MailChimp and coming to an inbox near you! And have a chat about what you see over on our Discord at #festival 

The Jury Screenings Vimeo Stream!

If you want to vote, renew your membership here!

If you renewed your membership after March 4th 2022, it will take some time to for us to receive records of your transaction. Please email a copy of your receipt to be including in the voting!

Watch our first night of Student Films here!

March 22-24!

Every Night at 7:30 PM EST (show starts at 7:45 PM)

Download your program list hereSTUDENT FILMS and INDEPENDENT & COMMERCIAL

Student Films 1 – Tuesday, March 22nd

Student Films 2 – Wednesday, March 23rd

Independent Films & Commercial Work – Thursday, March 24th


**Note to Filmmakers: you will be contacted regarding your place in the screening programs, please be patient, and forward any questions to 

This year our festival streams will be available on Vimeo FOR ONE WEEK, to let everyone get a chance to screen and vote on the films!  

We have digitized our trusty paper ballots onto the internet so that our members* can vote on the films from the comfort of their own homes. You can always join or renew your membership HERE!  Stay tuned for more info about virtual ballots and about our awards ceremony in 2022!

*You must sign up for membership before the day of the screening, to ensure that you are added to the mailing list for the ballots.

Voting Instructions: 

The day before the screening, check your email inbox for our Mailchimp Survey!   On your ballot there are a range of numbers from 1-5.  This is the overall score for the film, 5 being the highest/best score, and 1 the lowest/worst. 

Please do not leave any blanks!  Only current ASIFA-East paid members are allowed to vote on the festival entries.   Please submit only once and you will receive a confirmation of your submission. 

For the Independent, and Commercial categories, we also have Craft Prizes!

Below the top overall score for the film, are the scores for our merit awards.  Please select a score here only if you think the film is worthy of merit for excellence in these areas.  If you do NOT think any merit applies, do NOT select a score.  The merit awards recognize outstanding achievement in the following areas:

  • Animation
    • Technique, layout, character acting, etc
  • Design
    • Character design, backgrounds, etc
  • Writing
    • Script, screenplay, dialogue, including humor
  • Sound Design
    • Sound effects, voice over, soundtrack, musical score
  • Education
    • Scholastic worth, teaching ability
  • Experimental Film
    • a mode of filmmaking that rigorously re-evaluates cinematic conventions and explores non-narrative forms or alternatives to traditional narratives or methods of working

 – your friendly neighborhood President, Tristian Goik

Artwork by John Lustig