Special Events

  • It’s Time for the 14th Annual 24-Hour Animation Contest

    By David.Derks on September 14, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]
  • An Evening with Henry Selick has Sold Out but GLAS Animation has arranged an Encore!

    By David.Derks on September 14, 2016
    The Saturday night, October 1 Evening with Henry Selick has sold out, but due to popular demand we are pleased to announce an encore screening! Join Us Sunday, October 2 For An Afternoon With Henry Selick! Sunday, October 2 2:00 pm The Downtown Independent 251 S. Main Street Los Angeles, 90012 Early bird tickets are $16. Information on how to […]
  • Screenings of Kubo and the Two Strings

    By David.Derks on September 5, 2016
    Focus Features and LAIKA invite you and your family to “Saturdays & Sundaes” Screenings of Kubo and the Two Strings Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 PM or Saturday, September 24 at 2:00 PM THE LONDON WEST HOLLYWOOD 1020 N. San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood (Valet is provided) We invite you and your guests to enjoy a summer sundae following the […]
  • An Evening with Henry Selick

    By David.Derks on September 5, 2016
    GLAS Animation, In Association with CalArts and Downtown Independent LA presents An Evening with Henry Selick Saturday, October 1 8:00 pm The Downtown Independent 251 S. Main Street Los Angeles, 90012 ASIFA members get 15% of the general admission price of $25. Tickets can be purchased online at GLAS Animation’s official website. Information on how to to receive the discount […]
  • Studio Ghibli Film Fest September 15-18 at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on August 31, 2016
    Illustration: “Ghibli Parade” by Tenaga The American Cinematheque at the AERO Theater 1328 Montana Avenue Santa Monica, 90403 ASIFA-Hollywood members can receive a discounted ticket price for these screenings by presenting their membership card or using the password that was sent to them via email at the theatre box office. (Discount is not available for on-line sales.) Thursday, September 15 […]
  • The La Mirada Symphony’s Golden Clef Awards Honors Roy Disney

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    On August 20th, honoring legendary Academy Award winners Shirley Jones and Paul Williams, The La Mirada Symphony Golden Clef Awards will also present a special tribute to Roy Disney including a screening of DESTINO and a lively presentation by Dave Bossert covering that historic short and the SILLY SYMPHONIES, FANTASIA and FANTASIA 2000. Broadway performers Rex Smith, James Mulligan, Carly […]
  • Only 100 Seats Available for PETE’S DRAGON

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    The Visual Effects Society invites ASIFA-Hollywood Families (Member +3) to a 3D Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ PETE’S DRAGON. Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:00PM Walt Disney Studios Main Theater 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, 91451 (Please enter through the Alameda gate and park as directed.) Information on how to RSVP will be sent to members of ASIFA via email. […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood Lights up San Diego Comic-Con

    By David.Derks on August 6, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood became a headlining participant at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con with a panel discussion that included a lively panel on the state of the animation industry and an annual tradition that showcases some of the worst cartoons ever made. (L to R): Moderator Frank Gladstone, Rick Farmiloe, Careen Ingel, Camille Kanengiser, Peter Ramsey and Marlon West. Moderator Frank Gladstone […]
  • Kubo: A Magical Laika Experience

    By David.Derks on July 27, 2016
    Laika and Focus Features invite members of ASIFA-Hollywood and one guest each to a private tour. From Coraline to Kubo: A Magical Laika Experience at Universal Studios Hollywood An in-depth, interactive exhibition that explores the extraordinary artistry and imagination of one of the world’s most acclaimed animation studios. FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016 EXCLUSIVE ADVANCE SCREENING OF KUBO AND THE TWO […]
  • Animation Educators at SIGGRAPH

    By David.Derks on July 18, 2016
    SIGGRAPH is the world’s largest, most influential annual event in computer graphics and interactive techniques: Five days of research results, demos, educational sessions, art, screenings, and hands-on interactivity featuring the community’s latest technical achievements, and three days of commercial exhibits displaying the industry’s current hardware, software, and services. The Animation Educators will be there and will be hosting a discussion […]