Special Events

  • 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 […]
  • Annie Awards Will Be Streamed Live

    By David.Derks on January 21, 2015
    But What If I Can’t Go to the Annies? What? We won’t see you at the awards this year? We’ll, you can still see us! Watch the ceremony on our live stream. The broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, January 31st. Animation Scoop, Jerry Beck’s Indiewire blog will also link to the ceremony, so you can […]
  • Annie Awards VIP Tickets Almost Sold Out!

    By David.Derks on January 12, 2015
    There are just a few VIP tickets left for this year’s Annie Awards, so if you are still thinking about attending this gala evening, don’t procrastinate any longer! This may be your last chance to buy the remaining passes that will get you into not only the ceremony, but also the pre-award cocktail party and the after party and dinner; […]
  • From Our Friends at ASIFA-East

    By David.Derks on January 12, 2015
    ASIFA-EAST 2015 Animation Festival Call for Entires ASIFA-East is currently accepting entries for the 2015 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival.  Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from Student, Commissioned, and Independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation. All films are due February 27th, 2015. Please visit their website to learn more about submission […]
  • Annie Award Voting Continues

    By David.Derks on January 8, 2015
    Pro-members who have qualified to vote now have this year’s Annie Award ballots and voting instructions. All qualified voters are able to vote in every category, though they will not have to vote in every category to complete their ballot. In most cases, members will be able to watch a video clip from each of the nominees. In some categories, […]
  • Annie Award Ballots Are On The Way Today!

    By David.Derks on January 2, 2015
    If you are a pro-member who has qualified to vote for the Annies, this year’s online ballot is on it’s way to you today! Your vote is critical to a fair and balanced selection process. Voting instructions will be sent along with your ballot. Here is a preview: All qualified voters will be able to vote in every category, though […]