Special Events

Teen Animation Festival International 2017

Ages 13-19
Sat & Sun, Apr 29 & 30 2017


Kris Theorin, The Gift of the Woods

The Gift of the Woods from Something's Awry Productions on Vimeo.

Second Best in Festival

Suah Cho, The Lost Dream


Stand-out Film, 14-years and Under

Victor Illman, Most Wanted

Best Design

Benjamin Regasa and Eli Duggan-Daniels, The Wolf in the Woods

Best Story

Raymond Yiu Nam Wong, Different

Most Creative

Holly Cheng, Caged Bird

Best Animation

Kris Theorin, The Gift of the Woods

Staff Favorite

Patricio Silva, Paper Plane

Best International Film

Jonasz Wiewiór, Blue Inventor


Reels: Special Effects

First Place: Jazmin Gonzalez

Reels: School

First Place: Sheldon High School

Runner-up: The Animation Course

Reels: Individual

First Place: Holly Cheng

Runner-up: Sheryl See


First Place: Holly Cheng, Caged Bird

Runner-up: Jacob Sullivan, What to do with FOG

Short Animated Film: Experimental

First Place: April Lee, Of Weasels and Chickens

Runner-up: Benjamin Regasa and Eli Duggan-Daniels, The Wolf in the Woods

Short Animated Film: 3D

First Place: Jonasz Wiewiór, Blue Inventor

Runner-up: Raymond Yiu Nam Wong, Different

Short Animated Film: 2D Digital

First Place: Kris Theorin, The Gift of the Woods

Runner-up: Mana Inoue, More than Words

Short Animated Film: 2D Traditional

First Place: Suah Cho, The Lost Dream

Runner-up: Sheldon High School, K9 Studios, Deep Trouble

The Walt Disney Family Museum thanks the Wells Fargo Foundation for its generous grant support of this educational program.

Other Programs

  • The museum is at capacity on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. There will be no entry for general admission ticket holders, members, or the general public...
    Wed, May 15
  • At this special members only event, join Deja for an intimate discussion about the challenges he and the museum’s collections team faced, including how they managed to narrow down nearly a century’s worth of Mickey artwork and ephemera in order to form this definitive special exhibition.
    Wed, May 15 | 6–8:45pm
  • Join Mickey Mouse voice actor Bret Iwan for a discussion about how he became the voice of the iconic character, his feelings on what it’s like to portray such a celebrated figure, and the ways in which Walt still lends him inspiration.
    Sat, May 18
    Two Shows: 11am–12:30pm & 3–4:30pm
  • Submit your film to our festival—or join us June 2 for screenings of select TAFI 2019 films created by young animators from all across the globe.
    Sat, June 1 & Sun, June 2 |
    Public invited to June 2 screenings ONLY