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  • 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 […]
  • Reception and Special Preview Screening of Imaginary Mary

    By David.Derks on February 27, 2017
    Imaginary Mary is a live action/CGI hybrid comedy premiering Wednesday, March 29th on ABC. Join us at Sony Pictures Television for an exclusive screening of the pilot episode followed by a Q&A with Academy and Annie Award winning animator and executive producer Patrick Osborne and Golden Globe winning actress Jenna Elfman. Imaginary Mary follows Alice (Jenna Elfman), a busy executive in love with a divorced […]
  • UCLA Film and Television Archive’s Recently Preserved Classic Animated Shorts

    By David.Derks on February 20, 2017
    Including Films Funded by ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Preservation Program! March 11, 7:30 p.m. The Billy Wilder Theater  10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024 Ticket information is available at the UCLA Film and Television Archive’s official website As part of the 2017 UCLA Festival of Preservation, the UCLA Film & Television Archive is pleased to present this selection of new and recent restorations of […]
  • Watch The Annie Awards on ASIFA-Hollywood’s YouTube Channel!

    By David.Derks on February 11, 2017
    If you missed the Annie Awards online streaming, there’s no need to worry. You can now watch the Annie Awards show in it’s entirety on ASIFA-Hollywood’s YouTube channel!
  • Animation at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on February 11, 2017
    MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO Tuesday, February 14, 2017 – 7:30 PM EGYPTIAN THEATRE 6712 Hollywood Blvd., LA 90028  Spend Valentine’s Day with Totoro! Hayao Miyazaki’s animated classic follows young sisters Satsuki and Mei, who move with their father into a new house near a vast forest. Discovering wondrous forest spirits, they also encounter Totoro, a giant, lumbering bunny-esque creature. TITMOUSE 5 Second Animation […]
  • Afternoon of Remembrance Will Take Place This Saturday, February 11

    By David.Derks on February 9, 2017
    This Saturday, February 11, 2017 at noon, ASIFA-Hollywood, The Animation Guild and Women in Animation will honor members of the animation community who left us in 2016 at the Afternoon of Remembrance. Everyone is welcome to the life celebration at the Animation Guild in Burbank. “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of […]
  • You’re Invited to see Annie Award Winning and Oscar Nominated LIFE, ANIMATED

    By David.Derks on February 6, 2017
    LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00 PM Laemmle’s Town Center 5, 17200 Ventura Blvd., Encino Followed by a Q&A […]
  • 44th Annie Awards: A Star-Studded Celebration

    By David.Derks on February 6, 2017
    This year’s star-studded 44th Annual Annie™ Award ceremony saw Zootopia honored as as the Best Animated Feature, also receiving Annie trophies for Storyboarding, Character Design, Voice Acting, Writing and Directing. Best Animated Feature –Independent was presented to The Red Turtle. Laika’s Kubo And The Two Strings garnered three Annies for Outstanding Achievement in Character Animation, Production Design and Editorial. Best […]
  • Kobe Bryant Among Presenters at Annie Awards

    By David.Derks on January 30, 2017
    BURBANK, CA (January 30, 2017) – Saturday, February 4 will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary […]