Author archive for David.Derks

  • Animation Educators Forum Scholarships Application Extended for One More Week

    By David.Derks on June 27, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Educators Forum (AEF) scholarship application deadline has been extended to June 30. Applications can be found at the AEF online application site. Scholarships are designed to support college students in their sophomore year and above and for graduate students continuing their animation education. Awards range from $2500 to $5000 and can be applied to tuition, books and supplies, […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

    By David.Derks on June 27, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is going to be at San Diego Comic-Con next month and we want to see you there! Be sure to visit our booth at space 1534 and say hello to us! We will also be hosting two panels this year, which will include moderators Tom Sito and Jerry Beck. Friday, July 21 – 5:00pm – 6:00pm ASIFA-Hollywood Presents: The […]
  • Only Two More Days to Apply for our Animation Educators Forum Scholarships

    By David.Derks on June 18, 2017
    Update: the deadline for submitting applications for the ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Educators Forum scholarship online application site has been extended to the end of day, June 30. Scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college students entering the sophomore year and above and for graduate students continuing their animation education. Awards range from $2500 to $5000 and can be applied to […]
  • TRON, Tyrus Wong and BAMBI at the Egyptian!

    By David.Derks on June 18, 2017
    Saturday, June 24 – 7:30 PM in 70mm! TRON 1982, Disney, 96 min, USA, Dir: Steven Lisberger. Hacker Kevin Flynn is digitally abducted into the inner realm of the ENCOM computer, where he must compete in virtual gladiatorial games in order to survive. During a Light Cycle match, Flynn teams up with the brave security program Tron and together the […]
  • Members Screening of Despicable Me 3

    By David.Derks on June 18, 2017
    Illumination continues the story of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru […]
  • For Our Southern Members, The ASIFA-SOUTH Animation Conference & Festival

    By David.Derks on June 13, 2017
    “The only film festival in the Southeast hosted by the International Animated Film Association.” This year marks the 22nd anniversary of ASIFA-South (formerly ASIFA-Atlanta). Starting out as a showcase, over the past 15 years the RYO showcase has expanded into a three-day long festival and conference held August 25 to 27. This year’s jury is made up of talent from studios […]
  • Advanced Special Screening of In This Corner of the World

    By David.Derks on June 13, 2017
    The Shout Factory invites You and a Guest (Member +1) to a Special Advance Screening. Winner of the Animation of the Year award at the 40th Japan Academy Prize, In This Corner of the World follows Suzu Urano, who, in 1944, moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima. Suzu’s life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed. […]
  • Members Screening of F is for Family

    By David.Derks on June 6, 2017
    Gaumont invites members of ASIFA-Hollywood and one guest each to a screening of F is for FAMILY Including a conversation with show creators Bill Burr and Mike Price. The panel will be moderated by animation legend Jerry Beck. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 6:30pm Doors Open 7:00pm Screening followed by the Panel and Q&A  The Landmark Theatre at the Westside Pavilion 10850 […]
  • Members Screening of Cars 3

    By David.Derks on June 6, 2017
    DISNEY-PIXAR Invinvotes members of ASIFA-Hollywood and their families (member +3) to a special pre-release screening of CARS 3 A new generation of blazing-fast racers, blindsides Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson), pushing him out of the sport he loves. He will need the help of a young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo), plus inspiration  from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet. Is #95 up to […]
  • Members Screening of BoJack Horseman

    By David.Derks on June 6, 2017
    Members of ASIFA-Hollywood and one guest per member are invited to a special evening celebration BOJACK HORSEMAN’S New Season Q&A with creator/EP Raphael Bob-Waksberg and star Will Arnett Monday, June 12th Panel begins at 7:00 p.m. with Reception to Follow Netflix FYSee Space 8942 Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members of ASIFA-Hollywood via email. […]