Special News

  • Animated GIFs Invade Social Media

    By David.Derks on August 24, 2015
    The Graphics Interchange Format, better known to everyone as a GIF, is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the internet due to its wide support and portability. Its format supports animation, so not only does it have practical uses for websites or social media, it can be […]
  • Quotable Animation

    By David.Derks on August 24, 2015
    From taking us on a journey to a far-away land to an adventure in our own back yards, the art of animation can take you anywhere in the universe without limits. It can also make a profound statement. Here’s our list of some of the very best quotes from pioneers and current movers and shakers from the animation industry. They […]
  • The 2015 Membership Drive is On!

    By David.Derks on August 20, 2015
    This week, our ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual membership drive commences. In fact, if your membership is expiring, you may have received a warning note from us that it is time to renew. If you are a corporate sponsored member, your studio is probably beginning to compile its roster of new and returning enrollees right now. Whether you are an Associate or Pro-level […]
  • Want To Be A Judge? Something New Has been Added!

    By David.Derks on August 20, 2015
    From August 24 and through October 2, ASIFA-Hollywood will be conducting the 43rd Annual Annie Award Call for Nominating Committee Judges. Please note that the registration procedure has been simplified this year, but all judges, whether they have applied in the past or are enrolling for the first time, will need to submit a new application. To be considered for […]
  • Can I Vote?

    By David.Derks on August 20, 2015
    Even if you are a pro level member, you must also be approved to vote. To see if you’re already an approved voter, visit the ASIFA-Hollywood Website Login Page and sign in with your ASIFA-Hollywood membership account. If you have already applied, your approval status will be displayed on this page and, if you have been approved, you don’t have […]
  • 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 […]
  • Summer Events Delight ASIFA Members

    By David.Derks on August 3, 2015
    Summer has been a busy time for ASIFA-Hollywood, as there has been no shortage of special events. From screenings with the filmmakers to previews of upcoming television shows, and even our first annual Animation Educators Forum student scholarships, we’ve been continually programming our schedule so that you, our members, can experience the best in animation. Inside Out crew (l to […]
  • 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 […]
  • 2015 Animation Educators Forum Scholarship Recipients Selected

    By David.Derks on July 13, 2015
    BURBANK, Calif. (July 13, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) proudly announce the recipients of the 2015 AEF Scholarships. From a pool of 113 applicants, three were selected for the $5000 scholarship and six were selected for the $2500 scholarship. Scholarships are merit-based and designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of […]
  • Happy 4th of July!

    By David.Derks on July 4, 2015
    May everyone have a safe and sane holiday weekend!