Yvonne Grzenkowicz

Yvonne Grzenkowicz

Founder / Executive Director
eyesnare inc | Animation Nights New York

Founder of Animation Nights New York | ANNY Exchange
Co-Owner of AFA: Animation for Adults

Full Bio
Founder and Executive Director of Animation Nights New York and co-owner of the UK/US based animation news site & podcast, Animation for Adults. Background in narrative/figurative painting & drawing, character animation, and website development. Curator of Film, VR, and Games for Animation Nights New York and involved in development and production of the ANNY Virtual Events Space platform. Frequent Panelist, Guest Lecturer, Program Curator, Event Producer, XR Producer & Developer.

Professional Credits
WebXR Development, Full Stack Development, Event Production, Animation Curation, Business Development: Animation Nights New York & ANNY Exchange + ANNY Virtual Events

Animation Curation:
Independent Motion: Twelve Animated Short Films from Around The World | Cathy and Jesse Art Gallery | Rockefeller Arts Center, SUNY Fredonia

Animation: Taste, The Starving Games, Archaeology, The Great Cookie Thief, Portugal.The Man 2013 Evil Friends Tour (Live Visuals)

Film Editing: THRU (The Hereafter Remains Unknown)

Film Production: Street to Table
Industry Awards
Women Who Code
Applaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to WatchApplaud Her Awards: 100 Technologists to Watch

NYCEDC Founder Fellow

Epic MegaGrant Recipient

NYC SBS Certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)

VES NY Chapter Board Member

Rising Star Award | Canada International Film Festival

Highest ranked paid education app for iPad | The Great Cookie Thief | iTunes Store

Top 10 Kids' App Winner | The Great Cookie Thief | Apps4Kids.net

Royal Reel Award | Taste | Canada International Film Festival

Second Place in Animation | Taste | 6th Annual Macon Film Festival

NYC WNET / Channel Thirteen's Reel 13 Shorts Winner | Encore Presentation Screening | Taste | Channel 13 / NYC WNET

Corazon Prize | Taste | Santa Fe Reporter 3-Minute Film Festival

Best Short Short Winner | Taste | Atlanta Underground Film Festival Shortsfest