• Members Screening of Hotel Transylvania 3 on July 7

    By David.Derks on June 24, 2018
    Sony Pictures Animation Invites You and Your Family (Member +3) to an Exclusive Screening of HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION Join our favorite monster family as they embark on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a summer vacation from the hotel. It’s smooth sailing for Drac’s Pack as they indulge in all of the shipboard fun, but […]
  • ASIFA Event Etiquette: Our Autograph Policy

    By David.Derks on June 24, 2018
    Lately, at a few ASIFA events, we have experienced some issues with “Autograph Paparazzi.” As this year’s animation screenings begin to take shape, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Autograph Policy bears repeating: Screening and other events that feature appearances from animation filmmakers do not automatically guarantee attendees access to autographs, selfies or other mementos. When our featured guests do agree to provide autographs, photos, […]
  • The LA Conservancy’s ‘Last Remaining Seats’ Presents a Special Screening of Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

    By David.Derks on May 29, 2018
    The whole family will love seeing this mix of cartoons and live actors light up the screen of the gorgeous Los Angeles Theatre! Saturday, June 16 2:00pm The Los Angeles Theatre 615 S. Broadway, Downtown L.A. Join us at the gorgeous Los Angeles Theatre and enjoy this 1988 classic on the big screen as part of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s […]
  • The American Cinematheque Presents Stop Motion Masterpieces by Jiří Trnka

    By David.Derks on May 11, 2018
    Jiří Trnka and Miloš Makovec’s adaptation of The Emperor’s Nightingale (1948), a classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale about a Chinese emperor entranced by the song of a mechanical nightingale is an enchanting animated jewel box awash in hallucinatory storybook imagery. Program includes the animated shorts The Two Frosts (1954, 12 min. Dir. Jiří Trnka) and Song of the Prairie […]
  • Members Screening of Big Fish & Begonia

    By David.Derks on May 3, 2018
    Shout! Factory invites members of ASIFA and a Guest (ASIFA Member +1) to a special screening of Big Fish & Begonia From ancient Chinese legends comes a beautiful tale of love and sacrifice. A mystical race of beings controls the tide and the seasons, but one of these beings, a young girl named Chun, wants to experience the world of […]
  • Celebrate Earth Day with a Free Family Screening of FERNGULLY: THE LAST RAINFOREST

    By David.Derks on April 3, 2018
    Presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum Crysta, a fairy, lives in FernGully, a spectacular Amazon rainforest. But a menacing logging company and the evil Hexxus (Tim Curry), is out to destroy their magical home. Crysta, with the aid of forest creatures, including a bat named Batty (Robin Williams), the Beetle Boys, and a young […]
  • Members Screening of Isle of Dogs on March 24

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2018
    Directed by Wes Anderson, ISLE OF DOGS tells the story of Atari Kobayash, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When all of Megasaki City’s dogs are exiled, by Executive Decree, to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone to Trash Island in search of his dog, Spots. There, with the help of a pack of mongrel friends, he begins a […]
  • The American Cinematheque Presents the Extraordinary Anime Cult Classic Mind Game

    By David.Derks on March 13, 2018
    This exhilarating cult classic is an explosion of gloriously colorful, rapid fire images, using a series of disparate visual styles to tell one continuous story. Early on, wimpy Nishi, too inept to save his sweetheart from some menacing yakuza, is grotesquely murdered by a soccer-playing psychopath, projecting Nishi into the afterlife. In limbo, God – shown as a series of […]
  • Members Screening of Peter Rabbit

    By David.Derks on March 13, 2018
    Sony Pictures Invites ASIFA Members and their families (ASIFA Member +3) to a membership screening of Peter Rabbit Peter Rabbit, the mischievous and adventurous hero who has captivated generations of readers, now takes on the starring role of his own irreverent, comedy with attitude. Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to greater heights than ever before as they rival for […]
  • Special Preview Screening of MUPPET BABIES

    By David.Derks on March 7, 2018
    Based on the original Emmy Award-winning series, Disney Junior’s all-new CG animated “Muppet Babies” chronicles the hilarious playroom antics of the young Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and brand-new Muppet Baby, Summer Penguin. The series will premiere Friday, March 23 with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel and in the DisneyNOW app. The screening will be followed […]