• NW #Animation Fest Accepting Submissions for 2014

    By David.Derks on November 26, 2013
    The Northwest Animation Festival is now accepting film entries for 2014. Entry is FREE if you get your film in by Dec 1. Send films via online transfer using wetransfer.com, vimeo, or the service of your choice. The simple 20-question entry form can be sent via email. Submit here: www.nwanimationfest.com/2014-submit NW Animation Fest is a variety show that celebrates the […]
  • 10th International #Animation Festival Hiroshima 2014

    By David.Derks on November 26, 2013
    The Fifteenth International Animation Festival Hiroshima Festival 2014 will be held from August 21st to 25th next summer in Hiroshima, Japan. It will be their special edition, commemorating its 30th anniversary of the establishment of the festival office in 1984 organizing the very first festival HIROSHIMA ’85. Since then, they have been very fortunate to be able to continue and unfold […]
  • Member Discounts for CTN Animation Expo

    By David.Derks on September 1, 2013
    CTN Animation Expo (CTNx) is an annual 3-day animation convention that focuses on putting “the talent” center stage. The event will take place November 15 through 17, 2013 at the Burbank Marriott Hotel. Early bird pricing for the Expo discontinues on August 31. ASIFA member discount code is ASIFAX13. Visit the site by clicking here for more information and to […]
  • ‘Lady and Tramp’ animator John Wilson, one of the founders of ASIFA-Hollywood, dies at 93

    By David.Derks on July 15, 2013
    Pioneering animation producer and director John Wilson, who worked on everything from “Lady & the Tramp,” an Igor Stravinsky ballet film and “Grease,” and whose animated films featuring popular music paved the way for music videos, died June 20 in a nursing home in Blackpool, England. He was 93.  Wilson was a decorated veteran of the British African campaign during WWII, a member of […]
  • Stay Tuned! TURBO is fast approaching!

    By David.Derks on July 15, 2013
    Stay Tuned! TURBO is fast approaching! Be sure to look out for an email for the ASIFA screening details soon!
  • Film Titan Ray Harryhausen Dies At Age 92

    By David.Derks on May 8, 2013
    We are sorry to report that Ray Harryhausen, who brought sword-fighting skeletons to the movie Jason and the Argonauts and was known as the master of stop-motion animation for his work on that and other films such as Clash of the Titans, The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and 20 Million Miles to Earth, has died. Harryhausen, who was a producer […]
  • 2012 Oscar Animated Shorts Showcase

    By David.Derks on February 14, 2013
    Animation World Network and ASIFA-Hollywood Proudly Present 2012 Oscar Animated Shorts Showcase. Members and up to four (4) guests are invited to watch the Oscar nominated animated shorts. A key fixture of the awards season, the Oscar Animated Shorts Showcase is the only opportunity for industry audiences outside of the Motion Picture Academy to watch the nominated shorts prior to the 85th […]
  • Focus Features Invites You and Up To 3 Guests to A Screening/Q&A of ParaNorman

    By David.Derks on January 31, 2013
    ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE Best Animated Feature – Sam Fell and Chris Butler Los Angeles: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 7:30PM Landmark Theater 10850 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Followed by a Q&A with directors Sam Fell and Chris Butler, and producers Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner *The Q&A will be followed by a 9:30PM screening of CORALINE. RSVP: FocusGuilds2012.com New […]
  • Greatest Cartoons Ever!

    By David.Derks on December 23, 2012
    Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 2:00 & 7:00pm. Glendale’s Historic Alex Theatre 216 North Brand Boulevard Glendale, California 91203 THE GREATEST CARTOONS…EVER! has showcased some of the very best theatrical cartoons from the movies’ Golden Age, this year featuring iconic characters like Goofy, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tom & Jerry, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, even the original […]
  • Thank You From ParaNorman

    By David.Derks on December 19, 2012
    Thank you for recognizing ParaNorman and its outstanding filmmaking team and making it one of the most honored animated films this year. Visit FocusGuilds2012.com/#/paranorman