Special Events

  • CTN Animation eXpo: Animation Educators Forum

    By David.Derks on November 18, 2015
    Birds of a Feather Discussion: How Can Current Animation Teaching Approaches Be Applied to the New Media of VR and Games? November 20, 2015 from 1:30 to 2:25 PM at CTNX 2015 in the Executive Boardroom Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505 Welcome and Introduction Tom Sito, AEF Steering Committee Co-Chair & Chairperson […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Contest Has Record-Breaking Year

    By David.Derks on November 3, 2015
    2015 proved to be the biggest year of the annual event. In its 13th year, the contest included a record-breaking 525 students participating from 24 schools from around the world! Sponsored by ToonBoom, CSU Summer Arts, Digicel, Focal Press, Wacom, CTN, ASIFA-Hollywood, Stuart Ng Books, Dreamworks, Blue Sky, Laika, Animation Magazine and Film Roman/Starz, the event was kicked off with […]
  • Members Screening of Bojack Horseman

    By David.Derks on November 2, 2015
    Netflix and The Tornante Company invite members of ASIFA and one guest each for a special screening of Bojack Horseman Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, series designer Lisa Hanawalt and supervising director Mike Hollingsworth discuss what it takes to bring their vision to the screen…and what it takes to produce animation in today’s highly competitive streaming environment. In this one-of-a-kind ASIFA event, […]
  • 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows

    By David.Derks on October 9, 2015
    Members of ASIFA-Hollywood are invited to see the 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows. Thursday, October 15, 7:00 p.m. DreamWorks Animation 1000 Flower Street Glendale California 91201 Slightly different from the theatrical release now playing around the country, this industry screening is a bit more adult than the theatrical version. Additional films you will not see in theaters are Edmond […]
  • ASIFA Members Can Save $150 at Animation Magazine’s Animation Summit

    By David.Derks on September 29, 2015
    As a courtesy to ASIFA members, Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit is offering $150 off the current ticket price of $750 through October 8. The World Animation and VFX Summit connects you with co-production partners, talent, technology and financing for your animation and visual effects projects. Join us, November 2-4, at the intimate California Yacht Club. The Summit […]
  • Members Behind the Scenes Preview of MILA October 8th

    By David.Derks on September 20, 2015
    Mila is a CG animated short about a little girl whose life takes an unexpected turn during WWII. It’s rare that animation takes on serious, complex matters such as War. Still, I believe animation is the perfect medium to tell this story set in my hometown, Trento (Italy). Mila is the story of a girl and two women during Trento’s […]
  • WIA Conversations: Imogen Sutton

    By David.Derks on August 24, 2015
    On September 9th, Women in Animation invite you to WIA Conversations: Imogen Sutton, an intimate opportunity to learn from Imogen’s career in film and animation. Imogen Sutton is a producer and director, whose award-winning documentaries include Animating Art and Daughters of de Beauvoir. Starting as a runner in London, her animation career includes producing the The Thief and the Cobbler […]
  • Bugs Bunny at the Hollywood Bowl

    By David.Derks on August 3, 2015
    Warner Bros. Presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony – 25th Anniversary! At the Hollywood Bowl! For 25 hilarity-filled years, Bugs Bunny and his Looney Tunes pals have teamed up with live orchestras playing those phenomenal Carl Stalling scores in perfect synchronization to the cartoons projected on the big screens, bringing audiences to their feet in laughter, cheers, and applause.  The […]
  • Seneca School of Creative Arts and NewFilmmakers LA Invites You To a Summer Showcase

    By David.Derks on July 19, 2015
    This month, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles is proud to host special guests from Toronto, Canada: Academy Award winning animation director Chris Landreth, and Mark Jones, Chair of the School of Creative Arts and Animation at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. They will be joined by David Agnew, President of Seneca College, and Aubry Mintz, LA-based filmmaker, educator, and board […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood and 2015 San Diego Comic-Con

    By David.Derks on June 24, 2015
    ASIFA-Hollywood will be at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con next month and host three panels! Animated Effects in Live Action Productions, Thursday, 7/9/15, 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m., Room: 26AB – When the word animation is used, we think of cartoons. However, the line between live action and animation is becoming blurred due to technological advances. This panel will include industry […]