• The 2018 Oscar Showcase Tour

    By David.Derks on February 19, 2018
    The Animation Show of Shows will present the 2018 Oscar Showcase Tour, screening the 5 Academy Award® Animated Short Films. Many of the nominees and filmmakers will be in attendance. A Q&A will follow the screening with moderator Ron Diamond. Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:30pm 235 Charles E. Young Dr E. Los Angeles, CA 90024 The event is being presented […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s General Membership Meeting set for March 13

    By David.Derks on February 19, 2018
    Set your calendars for our Annual ASIFA-Hollywood General Membership meeting. Join us for dinner and be part of our ongoing progress. Learn about our community activities, Animation Educators Forum, scholarships, film restoration efforts, Animation Aid Foundation, current financials, Annie Awards and our Animation Academy building initiative. Dinner and an informal and entertaining program will be included. Tuesday, March 13 6:30 […]
  • ASIFA International Unveils New Website

    By David.Derks on February 17, 2018
    Photo: “The First Animation Study Annual Conference of China”, was held at Chengdu University in Sichuan Province during 19th-20th of November. ASIFA-CHINA was involved as of co-organizer (and advisor) of the event. ASIFA International launched its newly revamped website. This newly redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features that offers a more comprehensive understanding of […]
  • American Cinematheque’s Studio Ghibli Tribute

    By David.Derks on February 11, 2018
    Seven years after the Cinematheque first brought these anime favorites to our theaters, their assorted heroes, heroines and mystical creatures continue to weave their spell. Join us for some of Studio Ghibli’s greatest masterpieces presented on the big screen in 35mm, including Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, Porco Rosso, Whisper of the Heart and Kiki’s Delivery Service. Series […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood & the Animation Educators Forum Is Now Accepting Applications For 2018 Faculty Grants

    By David.Derks on February 7, 2018
    The AEF Faculty Grant Application site is online and open for submissions. ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) 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. Application deadline is 11:59pm Mar 2, 2018 and recipients will be announced by April 9, 2018. […]
  • You are Invited to a Motion Picture Academy Screening of The Breadwinner

    By David.Derks on February 7, 2018
    From the creators of The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes a new feature based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel. The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is arrested, Parvana disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family. Parvana […]
  • Members Screening of Early Man

    By David.Derks on February 5, 2018
    Lionsgate invites members of ASIFA and one guest each to a special screening of Early Man. Friday, February 9, 2018 Harmony Gold Theatre 7655 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90046 Q&A to follow with Academy Award winning director Nick Park and animation directors Merlin Crossingham and Will Belcher. Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members of ASIFA […]
  • It’s The Year of ‘Coco’ Pixar Wins Best Feature at the 45th Annie Awards

    By David.Derks on February 3, 2018
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 3, 2018) – Pixar Animation Studios was the big winner at this year’s 45th Annie Awards™ as Coco won Best Animated Feature, and garnered top honors across 11 categories including Best Animated Effects – Shaun Galinak, Dave Hale, Jason Johnston, Carl Kaphan, Keith Daniel Klohn; Character Animation –John Chun Chiu Lee; Character Design – Daniel Arriaga, […]
  • Afternoon of Remembrance On Saturday, February 10

    By David.Derks on January 22, 2018
    On Saturday, February 10, the animation community’s annual Afternoon of Remembrance, honoring all of the members of our community who passed in 2017, will be held at the Animation Guild. Doors open at noon for refreshments, Memorials start at 1pm. No need to RSVP. Everyone is welcome. ASIFA-Hollywood, Woman In Animation and the Animation Guild will co-sponsor this event. Afternoon […]
  • The 45th Annie Award Voting Continues! Your Ballot Deadline is Tuesday, January 23

    By David.Derks on January 12, 2018
    If you are an ASIFA-Hollywood pro-member who has qualified to vote for the Annies, our vote is critical to a fair and balanced selection process. Voting instructions have been 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 to vote in every category to […]