Author archive for David.Derks

  • Classic Animated Shorts from Paramount with Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone

    By David.Derks on May 13, 2017
    Video from the 2017 UCLA Festival of Preservation Event: “Classic Animated Shorts from Paramount” screening at the Billy Wilder Theater. UCLA Film & Television Archive head of preservation Scott MacQueen, ASIFA-Hollywood president Jerry Beck and executive director Frank Gladstone discuss the animated shorts RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY, THE RAVEN and DINAH, recently restored with funds provided by ASIFA-Hollywood in collaboration with the Archive. Video […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood To Give $160K To Animation-Based Programs & Events

    By David.Derks on May 10, 2017
    For Immediate Release Contact:  Gretchen Houser, Houser PR Gretchen@houserpr.com BURBANK, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA’s Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum […]
  • Careers in Animation Panel in San Francisco

    By David.Derks on April 29, 2017
    For our ASIFA San Francisco Members, there is a panel on CAREERS IN ANIMATION tomorrow, April 30 that is being hosted by the SFSU Cinema Department. Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2 PM San Francisco State University Fine Arts Building 10 Coppola Theatre (FA101) 600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132 Free! Public Invited Panelists will include: Don Allen Motion graphics […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Scholarship

    By David.Derks on April 17, 2017
    Please note: this page was updated on 5-3-2017 to reflect the increased amount of scholarships to $40,000 ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum are proud to announce the 2017 ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Student Scholarship program. The online application site will open on April 23 and close on June 20, 2017. Our scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

    By David.Derks on April 10, 2017
    Burbank, Calif. (April 10, 2017) — The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). The competition for the Grants, designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Aubry Mintz Will Appear with Co-Author Ellen Besen on TCM!

    By David.Derks on April 9, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood board member and current member of the steering committee for The Animation Educators Forum (AEF), Aubry Mintz and animation educator and co-author, Ellen Besen will be guest presenters of an evening of NFB Animation on the Turner Classic Movie Channel (TCM ), April 9 at 5:00 PM PST. The program will survey the incredible body of work produced by […]
  • The American Cinematheque has Bugs!

    By David.Derks on April 5, 2017
    Bugs Bunny Cartoons Classics – Family Matinee! The Aero Theatre – Sunday, April 16 at 2:00 PM 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, 90403 (Warner Bros. 90 min.) It’s rabbit season! Celebrate spring with a thoroughly jolly, rabbit-filled family matinee of classic Warner Bros. cartoons. Free Easter candy for all the kids in attendance! For all American Cinematheque Screenings, ASIFA Hollywood discounts will apply if you present […]
  • Members Screening of Smurfs: The Lost Village

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Sony Pictures Animation Invites You and Your Family (Member +3) to an Exclusive Screening of Smurfs: The Lost Village. A Q&A with director Kelly Asbury, character designer Patrick Mate, animation supervisor Alan Hawkins and CG supervisor Mike Ford will directly follow the screening. In this fresh new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and […]
  • Members Screening of The Boss Baby

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Dreamworks Animation Invites You and Your Family (ASIFA Member +3) to a Special Screening of THE BOSS BABY Followed by a Q&A with Director Tom McGrath and Producer Ramsey Naito, moderated by Jerry Beck. DreamWorks Animation, director Tom McGrath and producer Ramsey Naito invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks like Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, THE BOSS BABY, a hilarious story […]
  • For Our East Coast Members: The Phantasmagorical Worlds of Steven Woloshen

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Montreal-based independent filmmaker Steven Woloshen has been passionately creating cameraless, handmade abstract films and time-based installations for more than thirty years. Discussion with Steven Woloshen will follow the screening. Friday, April 7 7:30 p.m. Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum 900 East Avenue Rochester, New York 14607