Festivals

  • 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 […]
  • The Development of the Digital Animator

    By David.Derks on May 11, 2012
    Monday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. Samuel Goldwyn Theater 8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Ticketed seating is unreserved Tickets are on sale online, in person at the Academy Box Office and by mail. When “Toy Story” burst onto the scene in 1995, its computer-generated imagery was, for many, a bold new technique in animation. […]
  • NW Animation Festival: 2012 Call for Submissions

    By David.Derks on March 24, 2012
    The NW Animation Festival is now accepting entries. Showcasing the breadth of the animation world, all methods will be represented: hand-drawn, computer-generated, stop-motion, pixilation, and experimental hybrids. All styles are welcome: hilarious, heart-warming, dark, cerebral, or abstract. Films may come from anywhere in the world. Films may be of any length, short or long. You may submit films made at […]