Author archive for David.Derks

  • Special Screening of Dear Basketball

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2017
    Members of ASIFA and a guest (ASIFA Member +1) are invited to a special Screening of Glen Keane’s New Short, DEAR BASKETBALL Based on Kobe Bryant’s poetic tribute to his love of the game, the film, with music by John Williams, will be followed by a discussion of the production and a Q&A with Kobe and Glen. Monday, November 6 […]
  • Special Advance Members Screening of COCO

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2017
    Miguel dreams of becoming a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, but following a mysterious chain of events, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Q&A with […]
  • GLAS Animation Festival Coming This March

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL March 22-25, 2018 Berkeley, California GLAS is pleased to announce the poster designed by Ori Toor for the 2018 GLAS Animation Festival. Passes for the 2017 GLAS Animation Festival are on sale now! Special Discounts GLAS offers special pass discounts to ASIFA members and students. If you’re an ASIFA member, you can enjoy 15% off festival passes.. […]
  • Around Los Angeles: Member Discounts at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    Egyptian Theater 6712 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028 Thursday, October 26 – 7:30 Double Feature! Information on how to receive the discount will be sent to members of ASIFA via email MOTHRA (1961) Sony Repertory, 101 min. Dir. Ishiro Honda. In director Ishiro Honda’s mix of giant-monster mayhem, enchanting music and Cold War tensions, a ruthless promoter from the superpower […]
  • Nickelodeon Animation Studios and GKIDS welcomes ASIFA-Hollywood Members To A Screening of Napping Princess

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    Napping Princess is a new sci-fi film from visionary writer-director Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Eden of the East). The year is 2020, three days before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Kokone Morikawa, who should be studying, is dozing off, stuck between reality and a dream-world full of fantastic contraptions. But after her father, […]
  • The ANIMATION IS FILM Festival Begins This Weekend

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is partnering with the ANIMATION IS FILM festival to make discounted tickets available to our members (and any members of other ASIFA chapters) for a great line up of films and events! ANIMATION IS FILM is a major animation festival taking place October 20-22, 2017 at the historic Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. This is an official ASIFA-Hollywood sanctioned […]
  • Members Special Pre-Release Screening of Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

    By David.Derks on October 17, 2017
    In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 21-minute featurette “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” Olaf teams up with Sven on a merry mission to bring home the best traditions and save Anna and Elsa’s first Christmas in forever. Featuring Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Chris Williams. Directed by Stevie Wermers-Skelton and Kevin Deters. Produced by Roy Conli. Original songs by […]
  • VIP Tickets On Sale for the 45th Annie Awards

    By David.Derks on October 17, 2017
    BURBANK, Calif. (October 17, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that VIP tickets for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ are now on sale at annieawards.org/tickets. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The price of a VIP ticket admits you to the pre- and post- […]
  • UCLA and the Hammer Museum Present a Free Screening of DUCK SOUP

    By David.Derks on September 18, 2017
    When the tiny nation of Freedonia goes bankrupt, its wealthy benefactor, Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont), insists that the wacky Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) become the country’s president. The neighboring country of Sylvania sends two spies—Pinky (Harpo Marx) and Chicolini (Chico Marx)—to set the stage for a revolution. Filled with genius gags and physical comedy, this satirical romp represents classic […]
  • ANIMATION IS FILM Festival Discounted Tickets for ASIFA Members Available for Pre-Sale Now!

    By David.Derks on September 18, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is partnering with the new ANIMATION IS FILM festival to make discounted tickets available to our members today, before they go on sale to the public! ANIMATION IS FILM is a major animation festival taking place October 20-22, 2017 at the historic Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The Festival will present a highly selective showcase of the best animated […]