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  • ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annie Awards Opens August 14

    By David.Derks on August 10, 2017
    BURBANK, Calif. (August 10, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ to begin on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, […]
  • Pre-Release Members Screening of LEAP!

    By David.Derks on August 8, 2017
    11-year-old orphan, Félicie has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave the orphanage in pursuit of their passions…but, there’s a catch. Félicie must pretend to be the child of a wealthy […]
  • Screening of Disney XD Marvel Spider-Man

    By David.Derks on August 6, 2017
    Disney XD and Marvel invite members and a guest (ASIFA Member + 1) to experience “great power and great responsibility” first-hand with a special screening of MARVEL SPIDER-MAN. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Cort Lane (SVP, Animation & Family Entertainment), Marsha Griffin (VP, Animation Development & Production), Eric Radomski (SVP, Production), Kevin Shinick (Supervising Producer), and […]
  • The USPS Honors Disney’s Ink & Paint Artists with new Disney Villains Stamps

    By David.Derks on July 18, 2017
    “The Postal Service is highlighting the Disney Villains and the pioneering spirit of the Ink and Paint Department that brought many of these characters to life,” says Postmaster General Megan Brennan. “These stamps designs are our way of saying Disney Villains will forever entertain us and serve as a tribute Disney’s artistry and storytelling skill.” The Disney Villains from the […]
  • GLAS Presents Sensual Animation

    By David.Derks on July 18, 2017
    Animation is a flexible space for the expression of id, taboo, fantasy and pleasure. Libidinal expression has pulsed throughout the history of animation and these films continue the pursuit to scratch that itch. Join us for this special screening, enjoy some drinks, and get to know the GLAS crew. Thursday, July 27 Doors open at 7:30 Screening starts at 8:30 […]
  • Members Screening of The Emoji Movie

    By David.Derks on July 18, 2017
    THE EMOJI MOVIE unlocks the never-before-seen secret world inside your smartphone. Hidden within the messaging app is Textopolis, a bustling city where all your favorite emojis live, hoping to be selected by the phone’s user. In this world, each emoji has only one facial expression – except for Gene, who was born without a filter and is bursting with multiple […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

    By David.Derks on June 27, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is going to be at San Diego Comic-Con next month and we want to see you there! Be sure to visit our booth at space 1534 and say hello to us! We will also be hosting two panels this year, which will include moderators Tom Sito and Jerry Beck. Friday, July 21 – 5:00pm – 6:00pm ASIFA-Hollywood Presents: The […]
  • Only Two More Days to Apply for our Animation Educators Forum Scholarships

    By David.Derks on June 18, 2017
    Update: the deadline for submitting applications for the ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation Educators Forum scholarship online application site has been extended to the end of day, June 30. Scholarships are merit-based awards designed to support college students entering the sophomore year and above and for graduate students continuing their animation education. Awards range from $2500 to $5000 and can be applied to […]
  • TRON, Tyrus Wong and BAMBI at the Egyptian!

    By David.Derks on June 18, 2017
    Saturday, June 24 – 7:30 PM in 70mm! TRON 1982, Disney, 96 min, USA, Dir: Steven Lisberger. Hacker Kevin Flynn is digitally abducted into the inner realm of the ENCOM computer, where he must compete in virtual gladiatorial games in order to survive. During a Light Cycle match, Flynn teams up with the brave security program Tron and together the […]
  • Members Screening of Despicable Me 3

    By David.Derks on June 18, 2017
    Illumination continues the story of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. After he is fired from the Anti-Villain League for failing to take down the latest bad guy to threaten humanity, Gru finds himself in the midst of a major identity crisis. But when a mysterious stranger shows up to inform Gru […]