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  • 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 http://grants.animationeducatorsforum.org 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: Gretchen@houserpr.com 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 […]
  • Twittering With ASIFA-Hollywood

    By David.Derks on November 20, 2016
    We enjoy watching members of ASIFA-Hollywood, fans and professional organizations discuss our events and programs on Twitter. Your conversations with mean a lot to ASIFA-Hollywood and we’re glad to be connected with you! We’ve selected a few Tweets that we think will make everyone smile. Signing up for @ASIFAHollywood @ctnanimexpo got me this cel from Ewoks animated series. #Disney #starwars […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood Will Be At CTN Animation eXpo

    By David.Derks on November 15, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood will be at CTN Animation eXpo this week! When you visit us, you’ll be able to sign up as a first time membership or renew your current membership, or get more information on our current programs and the Annie Awards. Come visit our table (#172), in the Artist Pavilion and say hello! CTN animation eXpo – November 18-20, 2016 […]
  • Legendary Animator Bob Kurtz Will Speak at California State University Long Beach

    By David.Derks on November 15, 2016
    Legendary animator Bob Kurtz will be speaking on Tuesday November 29 from 5-7pm at California State University Long Beach. There is plenty of room at the university’s Carpenter Center and the lecture is FREE! Just register for your free ticket at this link. Carpenter Center, California State University Long Beach 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815 About Bob […]
  • At the American Cinematheque: Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle & ParaNorman

    By David.Derks on November 14, 2016
    Sunday, November 20 – 2:00 PM3-D! PARANORMAN, 2012, Focus Features, 92 min. Directed by Chris Butler, Sam Fell. This animated horror-comedy hit follows 11-year-old Norman Babcock, whose ability to speak with the dead is doubted by almost all around him. This is a free screening – first come, first served. At the Aero 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, 90403 Friday, […]