Author archive for David.Derks

  • See ASIFA at the CTN Animation eXpo November 17, 18 and 19

    By David.Derks on November 10, 2017
    We’ll be at CTN Animation eXpo and want to see you! You can sign up as a first time membership or renew your current membership. Now is a great time as membership dues will be going up next year. Come visit our table (T-125) and say hello! ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum will also be sponsoring a terrific “Birds Of A […]
  • Members Screening of Window Horses

    By David.Derks on October 31, 2017
    First Pond Entertainment and the National Film Board of Canada are Pleased to Invite You and a Guest (ASIFA Member +1) to a screening of Window Horses Rosie Ming lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Now she is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Iran. Once there, she finds […]
  • Members Screening of In This Corner Of The World

    By David.Derks on October 31, 2017
    IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Her life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed. Suzu’s perseverance and courage underpin this beautiful and poignant tale that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come […]
  • 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 […]