Special Events

  • American Cinematheque’s Studio Ghibli Tribute

    By David.Derks on February 11, 2018
    Seven years after the Cinematheque first brought these anime favorites to our theaters, their assorted heroes, heroines and mystical creatures continue to weave their spell. Join us for some of Studio Ghibli’s greatest masterpieces presented on the big screen in 35mm, including Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, Porco Rosso, Whisper of the Heart and Kiki’s Delivery Service. Series […]
  • Afternoon of Remembrance On Saturday, February 10

    By David.Derks on January 22, 2018
    On Saturday, February 10, the animation community’s annual Afternoon of Remembrance, honoring all of the members of our community who passed in 2017, will be held at the Animation Guild. Doors open at noon for refreshments, Memorials start at 1pm. No need to RSVP. Everyone is welcome. ASIFA-Hollywood, Woman In Animation and the Animation Guild will co-sponsor this event. Afternoon […]
  • Join the Alex Film Society, Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone for the Greatest Cartoons Ever!

    By David.Derks on December 23, 2017
    Giggle along with Mickey Mouse, Superman, Popeye, Goofy, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Donald Duck, and many more of your favorites from the crème de la crème of Toons of the Golden Age of Classic Cartoons. Animation know-it-alls Jerry Beck and director Frank Gladstone are back with brand new, classic toons the whole family can enjoy! Robin Hood Daffy (1958) – […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood and CTN Animation eXpo 2017

    By David.Derks on November 25, 2017
    Did You See ASIFA-Hollywood at the CTN Animation eXpo? We were there! Our Booth was busy, with people stopping by to say hello and many signing up for memberships. ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum also sponsored a terrific Birds Of A Feather event, featuring a lively discussion, “How Best to Prepare Students for an Animation Career” dealing with a core animation […]
  • The ANIMATION IS FILM Festival Begins This Weekend

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is partnering with the ANIMATION IS FILM festival to make discounted tickets available to our members (and any members of other ASIFA chapters) for a great line up of films and events! ANIMATION IS FILM is a major animation festival taking place October 20-22, 2017 at the historic Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. This is an official ASIFA-Hollywood sanctioned […]
  • UCLA and the Hammer Museum Present a Free Screening of DUCK SOUP

    By David.Derks on September 18, 2017
    When the tiny nation of Freedonia goes bankrupt, its wealthy benefactor, Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont), insists that the wacky Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) become the country’s president. The neighboring country of Sylvania sends two spies—Pinky (Harpo Marx) and Chicolini (Chico Marx)—to set the stage for a revolution. Filled with genius gags and physical comedy, this satirical romp represents classic […]
  • ANIMATION IS FILM Festival Discounted Tickets for ASIFA Members Available for Pre-Sale Now!

    By David.Derks on September 18, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is partnering with the new ANIMATION IS FILM festival to make discounted tickets available to our members today, before they go on sale to the public! ANIMATION IS FILM is a major animation festival taking place October 20-22, 2017 at the historic Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The Festival will present a highly selective showcase of the best animated […]
  • GLAS Presents Sensual Animation

    By David.Derks on July 18, 2017
    Animation is a flexible space for the expression of id, taboo, fantasy and pleasure. Libidinal expression has pulsed throughout the history of animation and these films continue the pursuit to scratch that itch. Join us for this special screening, enjoy some drinks, and get to know the GLAS crew. Thursday, July 27 Doors open at 7:30 Screening starts at 8:30 […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

    By David.Derks on June 27, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood is going to be at San Diego Comic-Con next month and we want to see you there! Be sure to visit our booth at space 1534 and say hello to us! We will also be hosting two panels this year, which will include moderators Tom Sito and Jerry Beck. Friday, July 21 – 5:00pm – 6:00pm ASIFA-Hollywood Presents: The […]
  • Classic Animated Shorts from Paramount with Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone

    By David.Derks on May 13, 2017
    Video from the 2017 UCLA Festival of Preservation Event: “Classic Animated Shorts from Paramount” screening at the Billy Wilder Theater. UCLA Film & Television Archive head of preservation Scott MacQueen, ASIFA-Hollywood president Jerry Beck and executive director Frank Gladstone discuss the animated shorts RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY, THE RAVEN and DINAH, recently restored with funds provided by ASIFA-Hollywood in collaboration with the Archive. Video […]