Special Events

  • Rob Edwards’ Master Class “Constructing Engaging and Dynamic Characters”

    By David.Derks on March 24, 2015
    Film and TV writer Rob Edwards (Full House, In Living Color, Roc, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, The Princess and the Frog, Treasure Planet) brings his screenwriting expertise to the Animation Guild on Saturday, April 18th. In this Master Class, Rob will share how he and story teams create projects with dynamic and emotionally engaging characters. As a professional, […]
  • Rogue Animator: An In-Person Tribute to Ralph Bakshi

    By David.Derks on March 24, 2015
    On March 27 and 28, 2015, 7:30 p.m., the American Cinematheque in conjunction with the USC School of Cinematic Arts presents Rogue Animator: An In-Person Tribute to Ralph Bakshi. Writer-director-producer Ralph Bakshi’s legendary and often controversial animation career spans an astounding 50 years. He opened the doors to animation addressing adult situations, then tapped into the zeitgeist of the mid-’70s and […]
  • Special ASIFA-Hollywood Membership Discount at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on February 13, 2015
    ASIFA-Hollywood members can receive a special discounted ticket price of $8 (general admission is $11) for the Titmouse, Oscar Shorts, and all four nights of anime! Just show proof of ASIFA membership  – your membership card, temporary card or QR coded card on your smart phone – at the box office and you’ll receive the discount! (Don’t have your Membership Card? Please […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood Archive Progress

    By David.Derks on February 3, 2015
    ASIFA-Hollywood has long been in a position to learn of endangered animation collections and for years amassed a storeroom and warehouse full of materials. By 2011 we recognized that our good intentions had created an untenable situation. Through introductions arranged by Tony Angellotti, Frank Gladstone and Jerry Beck approached the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to partner with […]
  • An Afternoon of Remembrance

    By David.Derks on February 2, 2015
    On Saturday, February 7, the Animation Community will come together for An Afternoon of Remembrance, which is being presented by The Animation Guild, ASIFA-Hollywood and Women in Animation. The event begins at 12:00pm in the Guild’s meeting hall. The Animation Guild 1105 N. Hollywood Way in Burbank Saturday, February 7, 12pm. It’s our annual non-denominational celebration of all our friends […]
  • Annie Awards on LiveStream

    By David.Derks on January 31, 2015
    Watch us live at 7Pm Pacific Standard Time to see who goes home with an Annie Award. Tonight marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following […]
  • Special Event: Penn Zero Part-Time Hero

    By David.Derks on January 29, 2015
    Disney Television Animation and ASIFA Invite You to a Very Special Event Disney Penn: Zero Part-Time Hero. Meet the creators of the new Disney XD show and join in on the lively discussion! Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero is an upcoming Disney animated television series that will premiere on Disney XD. It follows Penn Zero, a boy from the suburbs who […]
  • SpongeBob

    By David.Derks on January 29, 2015
    Paramount Pictures invites you and your family (ASIFA member +3) to special screenings in Los Angeles & New York of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Life is dandy in Bikini Bottom for SpongeBob Squarepants (Tom Kenny) and his friends Patrick (Bill Fagerbakke), Squidward (Rodger Bumpass), Mr. Krabs (Clancy Brown) and Sandy (Carolyn Lawrence). However, when the top-secret recipe for […]
  • Annie Awards “42” to Celebrate the Best in Animation

    By David.Derks on January 27, 2015
    The Annie Awards™ honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects and Outstanding Individual Achievements.
  • FleischerFest This Saturday at The Steve Allen Theater!

    By David.Derks on January 22, 2015
    This Saturday, January 24, Jerry Beck will be curating FleischerFest, a celebration of the cartoons of Dave and Max Fleischer. It’s also a tribute to the animators responsible for Koko the Clown, Betty Boop, Popeye, the original Superman cartoons, the sing-along Bouncing Ball cartoons, and much more! Cartoons will be primarily projected on 16mm film (but there will be some […]