LAAF 2020 Announces Official Festival Jury

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The 2020 LOS ANGELES ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Dec 5 – 6th) announces this year’s storied jury panel of filmmakers and industry professionals. Judging this year’s animation shorts, features and scripts are episodic director/showrunner Otis Brayboy, animator David B Fain, co-director of CalArts Experimental Animation program Maureen Furniss, Production Designer / Director Paul Harrod, Six Point Harness animation director Ron Myrick, animation/comedy writer Jared Nigro, award-winning filmmaker Joanna Priestley (including last year’s feature winner North of Blue), filmmaker and Cal State U. Long Beach faculty member Walter Santucci, Oscar winning co-directors Alison Snowden and David Fine, professor and independent filmmaker Sheila Sofian, animation director & creator of Stick Figure Theater Robin Steele, co-founder of FilmFest Distribution Nadav Streett, pop culture journalist and author Pat Jankiewicz and LAAF co-directors John Andrews and Miles Flanagan. 

Final date for entries on FilmFreeway is Nov 23.

Due to the current pandemic, this year’s festival winners will be announced on December 6th on this website.