Nancy Denney-Phelps - Fredrikstad Animation Festival

Nancy Denney-Phelps

Nancy Denney-Phelps is a journalist who writes about European animation and festivals. She is also a producer of music for animation. Alongside her composer/musician husband, Nik Phelps, she co-founded the Sprocket Ensemble, which is dedicated to presenting live performances of original music with screenings of contemporary animation from around the world. Nancy’s writings have appeared in publications such as Cartoon and Animatoon, as well as on her regular blog for AWN (Animation World Network). She is a regular correspondent for ASIFA/San Francisco and a member of the ASIFA International Board of Directors. Nancy is also an Ambassador-at-Large for the Emile Awards. She works as an advisor to several animation festivals and, in 2019, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Animakom FEST Animation Festival in Bilbao, Spain.