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About the Festival
The Khem Comic Fest is an annual convention held at Hahnes Building in Newark, NJ featuring creators of comics, books, film, animation and other media with a focus on artists and characters of color.
Welcome to Khem Animation Film Festival (KAFF) the newest addition to the Khem Comic Book Festival to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding creative talent we have within Animation, VFX and gaming industries. The Award's ceremony will take place at the prestigious Hahnes Building in Newark, NJ on Saturday the 13th of April 2019.
Looking forward to showcasing your work at our festival. Make your submission today!!
Check out our Panels and Screenings from our last festival!
Last year 1500 visitors came through our doors to purchase everything from comic books, movies, art and games to jewelry and beauty products.
Khemfest would not be possible without our generous sponsors. Please support them as they are supporting our efforts!
Since this is a non-profit event, all staff are volunteers generously donating their time and we could really use your help! If you are interested in volunteering for this kid-friendy event, please click the link below!
On the brink of something great, downtown Newark is a remarkable community for the adventurous where you can explore, invent, and have access to it all. Hahne & Co. also sits just minutes from transportation to New York City and beyond.
We are proud to partner with Hahnes Building to bring the Khem Comic Fest to the community.