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  • 44th Annie Awards ‘Call For Entries’ Now Open

    By David.Derks on August 22, 2016
    BURBANK, Calif. (August 22, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, […]
  • Upcoming Events

    By David.Derks on August 21, 2016
    Currently we are setting up dates, times and places to see the new, highly anticipated indie feature, THE RED TURTLE, from Oscar winner Michael Dudok de Wit. Also on the calendar is a screening of the 2016 Annecy Award Winners from the National Film Board of Canada and a special preview of Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Marsh’s new Disney […]
  • On the Paleo Diet? GLAS Animation BBQ on the 27th

    By David.Derks on August 21, 2016
    Join the good folks from the GLAS Animation Festival on Saturday, August 27th, 8pm at Open the Portal Studios for the GLAS Animation Fundraiser BBQ! Meats and veggies on the grill, beer from Lagunitas as well as local brews, Reed’s Natural sodas and beats and visuals by KRON. There’ll also be a brief screening of some of our personal favorite […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood and Twitter

    By David.Derks on August 16, 2016
    We enjoy watching members of ASIFA-Hollywood, fans and professional organizations discuss our events and programs on Twitter. From photos from recent events to a friendly hello, animation is one of the most discussed subjects on the Web that’s spoken about positively, and we’ve selected a few Tweets that we think will make everyone smile. Finally renewed my @ASIFAHollywood pro card.Looking […]
  • Call For Entries for the 44th Annie Awards Set For August 22

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    BURBANK, Calif. (August 15, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards set to commence on Monday, August 22. The 44th Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 44th Annual Annie Awards […]
  • The La Mirada Symphony’s Golden Clef Awards Honors Roy Disney

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    On August 20th, honoring legendary Academy Award winners Shirley Jones and Paul Williams, The La Mirada Symphony Golden Clef Awards will also present a special tribute to Roy Disney including a screening of DESTINO and a lively presentation by Dave Bossert covering that historic short and the SILLY SYMPHONIES, FANTASIA and FANTASIA 2000. Broadway performers Rex Smith, James Mulligan, Carly […]
  • Sony and Annapurna Pictures Invite You and a Guest (ASIFA member +1) to a SAUSAGE PARTY!

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence within the secret lives of groceries. Saturday, August 20 3:00p.m. Harmony Gold Theater 7655 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, 90046 Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members of ASIFA-Hollywood via email Please note: This film is definitely not for children. Rated R for strong sexual content, pervasive language, […]
  • Only 100 Seats Available for PETE’S DRAGON

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    The Visual Effects Society invites ASIFA-Hollywood Families (Member +3) to a 3D Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ PETE’S DRAGON. Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:00PM Walt Disney Studios Main Theater 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, 91451 (Please enter through the Alameda gate and park as directed.) Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members of ASIFA via email. […]
  • The 44th Annie Award “Call for Judges” Commences

    By David.Derks on August 7, 2016
    Beginning August 8, and for the next two weeks, until August 26, ASIFA-Hollywood will be conducting the 44th Annual Annie Award Call for Nominating Committee Judges. If you are interested in being a committee judge, please fill out and submit the application you will find at the Judges Page. Please note that the registration procedure has been simplified this year, […]
  • State Of The Industry Animation Panel Video: San Diego Comic-Con 2016

    By David.Derks on August 7, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood became a headlining participant at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con with a panel discussion that included a lively panel on the state of the animation industry. The panel included Rick Farmiloe, Careen Ingel, Camille Kanengiser, Peter Ramsey and Marlon West. The panel included moderator Frank Gladstone, who led a spirited discussion on current trends of animation, as well as […]