Videos

  • State Of The Industry Animation Panel Video: San Diego Comic-Con 2016

    By David.Derks on August 7, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood became a headlining participant at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con with a panel discussion that included a lively panel on the state of the animation industry. The panel included Rick Farmiloe, Careen Ingel, Camille Kanengiser, Peter Ramsey and Marlon West. The panel included moderator Frank Gladstone, who led a spirited discussion on current trends of animation, as well as […]
  • Relive the Annie Awards on ASIFA-Hollywood’s YouTube Channel

    By David.Derks on March 3, 2016
    If you missed the Annie Awards online streaming, there’s no need to worry. You can now watch the Annie Awards show in it’s entirety on ASIFA-Hollywood’s YouTube channel!
  • Artists Featured in Animation Show of Shows

    By David.Derks on October 18, 2015
    Last Thursday, Ron Diamond hosted his annual Animation Show of Shows at DreamWorks Animation to a packed house of animators, and moderated a short Q&A with four of the filmmakers. With puppets in hand and ready to share their experiences, the Q&A included John Lewis (Australia), Janette Goodey (New Zealand, but currently working in Australia), Isabelle Favez (Switzerland) and Nina […]
  • Hotel Transylvania 2 Screening and Q&A

    By David.Derks on September 30, 2015
    On September 25, 2015, Sony Animation screened “Hotel Transylvania 2″ for ASIFA-Hollywood at the TLC Chinese Theaters during it’s opening weekend. Kept as a surprise for the audience, the filmmakers were present at the screening and at the conclusion of the film, they were brought out for a lively discussion with the audience. Due to the film’s box office success […]
  • Treasures of the ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Archive: Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

    By David.Derks on May 17, 2015
    In this 1934 cartoon, Aladdin is a slave who has to clean lamps. When he rubs one the lamps that is magic, a genie appears. Wishing himself into the palace, Aladdin is off to the sultan, where he meets a beautiful princess. The short was produced at the Ub Iwerks Studio and was directed by Ub Iwerks, with animation by […]
  • Treasures of the ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Archive: Gypsy Life

    By David.Derks on May 12, 2015
    Few people know the names of the artists who make cartoons, even fewer know of their background and training. Carlo Vinci was not only the man who animated the sexy girls dancing in Mighty Mouse cartoons and Fred Flintstone’s tippy-toe bowling scenes, he was also an accomplished fine artist. He is mainly known for his career at Terrytoons and Hanna-Barbera […]
  • Treasures of the ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Archive: Willie Whopper in Stratos Fear

    By David.Derks on May 6, 2015
    ASIFA-Hollywood is dedicated to preserving film so that we don’t lose the treasures from the past. To ensure this, we have inaugurated our Animation Preservation Project. Through it, ASIFA-Hollywood will seek out, find, preserve, and restore those cartoon “orphans.” We will endeavor to make animation fans and the general public aware of the need to for preservation. This video is […]
  • Treasures of ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Archive: Floyd Norman

    By David.Derks on March 26, 2015
    Animation historian and Chair of the USC Animation Program, Tom Sito hosted a series of one-on-one interviews with animation’s movers and shakers back in the 1990s. In this episode, Tom has a lively discussion with Floyd Norman, an American animator, writer, and comic book artist. Over the course of his career, Norman has worked for a number of animation companies, […]
  • Treasures of ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Archive: Bill Melendez

    By David.Derks on March 26, 2015
    Animation historian and Chair of the USC Animation Program, Tom Sito hosted a series of one-on-one interviews with animation’s movers and shakers back in the 1990s. In this episode, Tom interviews Bill Melendez – a Mexican American character animator, film director, voice artist and producer, known for his cartoons for Walt Disney Productions (working on four Classical Disney films, Pinocchio, […]
  • Treasures of ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Archive: Mariutch

    By David.Derks on March 26, 2015
    This classic animated short called Mariutch was directed by Dave Fleischer, and animated by Grim Natwick and George Cannata. Fleischer Studios, Inc., was an American corporation which originated as an animation studio located at 1600 Broadway, New York City, New York. It was founded in 1921 as Inkwell Studios (or Out of the Inkwell Films) by brothers Max Fleischer and […]