• Voting for the 44th Annie Awards Has Begun! Annie Ballot Deadline is January 23rd

    By David.Derks on January 8, 2017
    If you are an ASIFA-Hollywood pro-member who has qualified to vote for the Annies, you have already received this years Annie ballot! Your vote is critical to a fair and balanced selection process. Voting instructions will be sent along with your ballot, but, as a preview: All qualified voters will be able to vote in every category, though you do not have […]
  • Can’t Be At The Annie Awards? Watch The Show Live On Our Streaming Channel!

    By David.Derks on January 8, 2017
    If you can’t go to the Annie Awards this year, why not do the next best thing and watch us on our streaming channel, live, direct from UCLA’s Royce Hall. We have a multi-camera and audio set up and we’ll cover the entire ceremony: the celebrations, the touching moments, the laughs, the flubs, even audience reactions. You won’t miss a […]
  • Great Animation Events at the Cinematheque!

    By David.Derks on December 22, 2016
    At the EGYPTIAN THEATRE SPIRITED AWAY (2001, Studio Ghibli, 125 min.) Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Iconic anime feature and a office smash in Japan and world-wide. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, 10-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dreamlike spirit world, where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods. Friday, January […]
  • REGULAR SHOW Bows Out with a Bang!

    By David.Derks on December 22, 2016
    Members of ASIFA-Hollywood and a guest are invited for a special advanced screening of the finale of Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning hit series Regular Show, followed by a Q&A panel with JG Quintel (Creator, Voice of Mordecai and High Five Ghost), William Salyers (Voice of Rigby), Minty Lewis (Storyboard Artist, Voice of Eileen) and Curtis Lelash (Senior Vice President, Original Series, Cartoon Network). […]
  • Registration For The GLAS Animation Fest is Now Open

    By David.Derks on December 16, 2016
    Start planning your trip to Berkeley, California next March for the 2017 GLAS Animation Festival. Glas Festival Pass: Attend all 4 days of and have access to all GLAS events with the Festival pass including all screenings, panels, workshops, installations, guest lectures, and parties! Weekend Pass: Planning on coming on Saturday and Sunday only? Don’t worry. We have a weekend pass just for you. SPECIAL DISCOUNTS! ASIFA – Members: GLAS […]
  • The Annual “Greatest Cartoons Ever” Event at The Alex Theater in Glendale

    By David.Derks on December 16, 2016
    The historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, will again host The Greatest Cartoons Ever!, an annual film festival featuring the most-wonderful animated shorts from the Golden Age of Hollywood – presented as they were intended, on the big Alex Theatre screen. Now in its 6th year, the Alex Film Society’s cartoon line-up includes Buccaneer Bunny (1948, Friz Freleng), Lonesome Ghosts (1937, […]
  • Annie Awards VIP Tickets are Now for Sale Online!

    By David.Derks on December 16, 2016
    This year, due to popular demand, only VIP-level tickets will be available for the Annie Awards. No General Admission tickets will be sold. A VIP ticket admits you to the champagne reception before the ceremony, the Annie Awards ceremony and the post ceremony dinner and after-party. Ticket holders will be seated either in the Orchestra section of the theater, if […]
  • The Annies are Coming! Make Sure You’re an Annie Voter…

    By David.Derks on December 16, 2016
    As a professional member, you must also be approved to vote for the Annies. To see if you’re already on the voting rolls, visit the ASIFA-Hollywood Website Login Page and log in. If you have already applied, your approval status will be displayed on this page and, if you have been approved, you don’t have to do anything more. Your […]
  • AEF Now Accepting Applications Through February 6, 2017 for Faculty Grants

    By David.Derks on December 7, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Guidelines for Faculty Grants Information about Faculty Grants Faculty Grants are designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Applications must be submitted online at before Monday Feb 6 2017 at 11:59pm and recipients will be announced before April […]
  • Annie Awards Nominations Announced

    By David.Derks on November 28, 2016
    NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gretchen Houser, Houser PR E: ANNIE AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED! 44th Ceremony Set for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall BURBANK, CA (November 28, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete […]