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  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

    By David.Derks on April 10, 2017
    Burbank, Calif. (April 10, 2017) — The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). The competition for the Grants, designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Aubry Mintz Will Appear with Co-Author Ellen Besen on TCM!

    By David.Derks on April 9, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood board member and current member of the steering committee for The Animation Educators Forum (AEF), Aubry Mintz and animation educator and co-author, Ellen Besen will be guest presenters of an evening of NFB Animation on the Turner Classic Movie Channel (TCM ), April 9 at 5:00 PM PST. The program will survey the incredible body of work produced by […]
  • The American Cinematheque has Bugs!

    By David.Derks on April 5, 2017
    Bugs Bunny Cartoons Classics – Family Matinee! The Aero Theatre – Sunday, April 16 at 2:00 PM 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, 90403 (Warner Bros. 90 min.) It’s rabbit season! Celebrate spring with a thoroughly jolly, rabbit-filled family matinee of classic Warner Bros. cartoons. Free Easter candy for all the kids in attendance! For all American Cinematheque Screenings, ASIFA Hollywood discounts will apply if you present […]
  • Members Screening of Smurfs: The Lost Village

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Sony Pictures Animation Invites You and Your Family (Member +3) to an Exclusive Screening of Smurfs: The Lost Village. A Q&A with director Kelly Asbury, character designer Patrick Mate, animation supervisor Alan Hawkins and CG supervisor Mike Ford will directly follow the screening. In this fresh new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and […]
  • Members Screening of The Boss Baby

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Dreamworks Animation Invites You and Your Family (ASIFA Member +3) to a Special Screening of THE BOSS BABY Followed by a Q&A with Director Tom McGrath and Producer Ramsey Naito, moderated by Jerry Beck. DreamWorks Animation, director Tom McGrath and producer Ramsey Naito invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks like Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, THE BOSS BABY, a hilarious story […]
  • For Our East Coast Members: The Phantasmagorical Worlds of Steven Woloshen

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Montreal-based independent filmmaker Steven Woloshen has been passionately creating cameraless, handmade abstract films and time-based installations for more than thirty years. Discussion with Steven Woloshen will follow the screening. Friday, April 7 7:30 p.m. Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum 900 East Avenue Rochester, New York 14607
  • New York Members Screening of Boss Baby

    By David.Derks on March 16, 2017
    DreamWorks and 20th Century Fox Invite You and a Guest (ASIFA Member +1) to a Special Screening of Boss Baby Followed by a Q&A with Director Tom McGrath and Producer Ramsey Naito, moderated by NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Professor John Canemaker DreamWorks Animation, director Tom McGrath and producer Ramsey Naito invite you to meet a most unusual baby. […]
  • From the UCLA Archives “Family Flicks” Series, a Free Screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s SPIRITED AWAY

    By David.Derks on March 15, 2017
    From Studio Ghibli, Miyazaki’s whimsical tale of Chihiro, a courageous girl who uses her wits to escape a strange world of spirits. Sunday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. The Billy Wilder Theater 10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024 Spirited Away is a 2001 anime fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at WonderCon 2017

    By David.Derks on March 11, 2017
    WonderCon returns to the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of March 31 through April 2, and ASIFA-Hollywood will be there! Join us for this amazing convention filled with all the things you love: comics, movies, TV, animation, books and authors, action figures and collectibles, the Masquerade, anime screenings, portfolio review and games! Where We’ll Be Located We’ll be in space […]
  • Ghost in the Shell at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on February 27, 2017
    In the near future, a sentient computer program, Project 2501, tries to control the cyber and human worlds. Standing in its way is kick-ass, super-sexy cyborg cop Major Motoko Kusanagi and her team at Section 9. (In Japanese with English subtitles.) Director Mamoru Oshii’s Anime masterpiece!  GHOST IN THE SHELL American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Thursday, March 2 7:30 p.m. 6712 […]