• You and your family are invited to attend screenings at Disney Studios

    By David.Derks on November 21, 2012
    Saturday, November 24 at 10:30am (FRANKENWEENIE), 12:30pm (WRECK-IT RALPH), and 3:00pm (BRAVE) Main Theater at Walt Disney Studios 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91505 **Please note snacks and light fare will be served between the screenings** RSVP online at DisneyStudiosAwards.com Or by email to DisneyAwardsOffice@disney.com For additional information or assistance, please visit DisneyStudiosAwards.com or call the Disney Awards […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at CTN animation eXpo

    By David.Derks on November 11, 2012
    From November 16 -18, 2012 ASIFA-Hollywood will be at the CTN animation eXpo at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center. Visit us in booth T15. This year at the CTN animation eXpo, the Creative Talent Network is working with some of the best in animation and illustration to bring attendees a slew of must-see events! Their theme this year is See, Hear, […]
  • Disney-Pixar Invite ASIFA-Hollywood Members to be BRAVE! (And have dinner, too!)

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2012
    Members of ASIFA and up to three guests are cordially invited to a very special encore screening of Brave at the Walt Disney Studios!  Thursday, November 8th Disney Main Theater BRAVE at Disney – 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91505 Enter lot through Alameda gate 6:00 pm pre-screening buffet supper; 7:00 pm screening, Q&A to immediately follow. RSVP […]
  • A Universal Pictures Invitation to see TED

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2012
    Members of ASIFA and one guest are invited to a special screening of Ted with Seth MacFarlane and the VFX team from Tippett Studios! Sunday, October 28th Linwood Dunn Theater 1313 Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028 Free parking through the entrance off Homewood Ave. 4:00 pm pre-reception 5:00 pm screening     To RSVP, please contact 818-777-1543 or send an […]
  • The Platform International Animation Festival is Back!

    By David.Derks on October 11, 2012
    The festival will include screenings of: Best of Annecy shorts and graduation films including many US premiers, an archival screening of films by surrealistic stop-motion pioneer Ladislas Starewitch; a special preview screening of Walt Disney Studios new short film Paperman, and, in his first visit to the US since 1990, anime legend Katsuhiro Otomo, presenting his new film, Combustable. This […]
  • The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) in association with ASIFA-Hollywood and Woodbury University Invites You to a Screening of its Latest Productions

    By David.Derks on October 1, 2012
    World-renowned illustrator MICHÈLE LEMIEUX presents “Here and the Great Elsewhere” (2012), made in the pinscreen technique, first invented by Alexandre Alexeieff in the 1930s. Besides presenting her latest film, Lemieux will demonstrate the intriguing and mysterious pinscreen. If you’ve never seen a pinscreen animation, here is a rare opportunity to be astounded! Winner of the Annecy Cristal for “Tragic Story […]
  • Sony Pictures Animation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    By David.Derks on August 27, 2012
    In partnership with ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Magazine, Sony Puts a Spotlight on Its First Decade of Productions; Screenings include Filmmaker Reunions, Rare Footage and Giveaways The 10th anniversary celebration of Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) will be a five-week series of special screenings featuring SPA’s collection of animated and hybrid films. Each screening will feature filmmakers participating in Q & A […]
  • Annecy Animation Festival 2012

    By David.Derks on May 21, 2012
    The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (Festival International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy) was created in 1960 and takes place at the beginning of June in the town of Annecy, France. Initially occurring every two years, the festival became annual in 1998. It is one of the four international animated film festivals sponsored by ASIFA International. The festival is scheduled for June 4th through 9th, […]
  • 10˚ MUMIA Animation Festival

    By David.Derks on May 19, 2012
    The piece in the video below was created by Diego Akel to encourage filmmakers to submit to the MUMIA Underground World Animation Festival. The festival, which is celebrating its 10th year this fall, screens in various Brazilian cities including Belo Horizonte, Betim and Nova Lima. If you’re interested in showing your film at MUMIA, go here for submission details. Entries […]
  • Award Recipients Announced at ASIFA-East Animation Festival

    By David.Derks on May 11, 2012
    ASIFA-East handed out prizes for its 43rd annual Animation Festival. The Rauch Brothers took home the Best in Show for their 9/11-themed short John and Joe. Leonardo De Luzio’s Apt. 5A won for best student film, Karen Aqua’s Taxonomy won for best experimental film, and David B. Levy’s Turning A Corner won for best independent film. The event was held […]