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ASIFA-Hollywood to Provide More Student Scholarships

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in News, Special Events | 0 comments

ASIFA-Hollywood to Provide More Student Scholarships

ASIFA-Hollywood recently announced plans to provide more scholarships to animation students and to allocate more funds for artists and film preservation. “While you may know ASIFA-Hollywood for its annual Annie Award ceremony, honoring the best in the animation industry, we want to spread the word about the other areas of our industry that we support,“ says ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank Gladstone. “In the coming year, we plan to allocate considerably more funds to our Animation Aid Foundation, supporting artists who have...

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ASIFA and D23 Invite Members to 30th Anniversary of Disney TV

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Events, Special Events | 0 comments

ASIFA and D23 Invite Members to 30th Anniversary of Disney TV

On Wednesday, November 5, members of ASIFA-Hollywood are invited to a special event at the Disney Studios celebrating 30 years of Disney Television Animation! Guests will include Bill Farmer (Disney legend, voice of Goofy), Jymn Mogon (Writer, Duck Tales and Darkwing Duck), Rob LaDuca (Executive Producer, Jake and the Never Land Pirates), Bob Schooley & Mark McCorkle (Co-creators, Writers, Executive Producers, Kim Possible), and Paul Rudish (Executive Producer, Mickey Mouse cartoon short). Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members...

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Members Screening of The LEGO Movie

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Screenings, Special Events | 0 comments

Members Screening of The LEGO Movie

Warner Bros Pictures invites members of ASIFA and their families (member +3) to a special screening of The Lego Movie Saturday, October 25, 2014, 11:00 AM AMC Burbank 16 125 E. Palm Ave. Burbank, CA 91502 The LEGO® Movie follows the adventures of Emmet, a perfectly ordinary citizen who is mistakenly identified as “The Special,” the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. Drafted into a fellowship of strangers, Emmet embarks on an epic quest to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business. This journey of self-discovery will...

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24 Hours Student Animation Contest an Incredible Success

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Special Events | 0 comments

24 Hours Student Animation Contest an Incredible Success

This year, over 260 students participated in the 24 Hours Animation Contest for Students, having just 24 hours to produce a 30 second film from concept to completion. The five-person teams from 13 schools in the US, Canada and Australia produced a total of 53 projects. Sponsors included CTN, Disney, DreamWorks, FlipBook, Stuart Ng Books, ToonBoom, Wacom, and, of course, ASIFA-Hollywood. 1st place: Deflated SCHOOL: California State University, San Jose 2nd place: The Mane Suspect SCHOOL: QUT, Australia 3rd place: Mathemanimals SCHOOL:...

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World Animation Summit News

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Events, Special Events | 0 comments

World Animation Summit News

The 2014 World Animation and VFX Summits begins on November 2nd. Keynote speakers will include Director Rob Minkoff, David Steinberg, Senior Vice President of Production at World Animation Summit News Nickelodeon, and Paul Babb, CEO of Maxon. November 3rd panels will include “Feature Film Case Studies,” “Film and Legal Issues,” “Oscar Contenders” and “International Film and US Exposure” while the November 4th line up includes “Innovators of the Great White North,” “Everyday Production Challenges, Victories and...

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The Annie Awards Again Welcomes Student Films

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Events, Special Events | 0 comments

The Annie Awards Again Welcomes Student Films

This will be our third year offering an Annie for Best Student Film. To be eligible to receive this award, the film must be entirely the work of an individual student or team of students from an accredited post-secondary, degree granting program anywhere in the world, and must have been produced between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014. Faculty may advise on the production, but all work, from concept through finished film, must be the work of a student or students. The awards does not allow for hands-on involvement by professionals in...

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Attention Pro-level Members of ASIFA

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in News, Special Events | 0 comments

Attention Pro-level Members of ASIFA

Attention Pro-level Members: Please check your ASIFA membership profile to make sure that your current postal address is correct and complete, including zip code. If incorrect, you may not receive the screeners and other premiums sent to you. Pin...

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Book of Life Members Screening

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Screenings, Special Events | 0 comments

Book of Life Members Screening

Reel FX and Twentieth Century Fox Invite you and your family (ASIFA member +3) to a Special Screening of The Book if Life Saturday, October 18th at 2:30 p.m. The Zanuck Theatre (on the Fox lot) 10201 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles 90064 Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members via email. Members must present a photo ID at the Pico entrance gate. Members must also check in with their party at the theatre and will be asked to present their ASIFA membership card at the door. Book of Life is a fantasy-adventure that tells the legend of...

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Irish Film Board’s Presentation of Short Films from Ireland 2014

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in News, Special Events | 0 comments

Irish Film Board’s Presentation of Short Films from Ireland 2014

ASIFA-Hollywood and Woodbury University Welcomes You and a Guest to The Irish Film Board’s Presentation of Short Films from Ireland 2014. 7pm, Oct 3rd, 2014 Kirby Hall Screening Room E100 Woodbury University 7500 N Glenoaks Blvd Burbank, CA 91504 These award-winning shorts include thee animated and five live-action films. Some material may not be suitable for children. Program lasts 1 hr 33 min Information of how to RSVP for this event will be sent to members of ASIFA via email. Pin...

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Members Screening of The Tale of the Princess Kayuga

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Events, Special Events | 0 comments

Members Screening of The Tale of the Princess Kayuga

GKIDS invites ASIFA-Hollywood members to an exclusive advance screening of Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kayuga Directed by Isao Takahata Tuesday, October 7th, 7:30pm LAEMMLE NoHo 7 5240 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies, Pom Poko) revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this hand-drawn masterwork. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess...

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