Posts tagged with ‘News’

  • 2017 Membership Drive

    By David.Derks on August 26, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annual Membership Drive is also happening now. Final deadline to join ASIFA-Hollywood or to renew membership and register to participate in the 45th Annie Award voting is midnight Monday, December 18. Delivery of screeners, however, is not guaranteed unless professional memberships are current as of November 20. For more information and to renew current memberships, please visit the Membership […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood To Give $160K To Animation-Based Programs & Events

    By David.Derks on May 10, 2017
    For Immediate Release Contact:  Gretchen Houser, Houser PR Gretchen@houserpr.com BURBANK, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA’s Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

    By David.Derks on April 10, 2017
    Burbank, Calif. (April 10, 2017) — The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). The competition for the Grants, designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s Aubry Mintz Will Appear with Co-Author Ellen Besen on TCM!

    By David.Derks on April 9, 2017
    ASIFA-Hollywood board member and current member of the steering committee for The Animation Educators Forum (AEF), Aubry Mintz and animation educator and co-author, Ellen Besen will be guest presenters of an evening of NFB Animation on the Turner Classic Movie Channel (TCM ), April 9 at 5:00 PM PST. The program will survey the incredible body of work produced by […]
  • Get Ready to be Excited! Exclusive 30-Day Trial for Craft

    By David.Derks on September 19, 2016
    An exclusive offer for ASIFA-Hollywood Members! The Art of Visual Storytelling: 90,000 pieces of concept art, storyboards, character designs, pencil tests and much more! Members of ASIFA can receive a free 30-day trial. Information on how to receive this special deal will be sent to members via email. For more information on Craft, be sure to visit their official website. […]
  • The Jay Kennedy Scholarship for Aspiring Cartoonists

    By David.Derks on December 7, 2015
    Do you need $5000 for college? Are you a college student (or do you have a college student at home) who wants to be a cartoonist? Then why not apply for the Jay Kennedy Scholarship. But hurry the deadline is December 15, 2015. For more information, please go to http://cartoonistfoundation.reuben.org/jay-kennedy/ The annual Jay Kennedy Scholarship, in memory of the late […]
  • Keep Your ASIFA-Hollywood Dance Cards Open!

    By David.Derks on September 29, 2015
    The ASIFA calendar is starting to fill up. So far, events to watch out for in October are screenings of Charlie Kaufman’s ANOMALISA, Ron Diamond’s annual SHOW OF SHOWS and the new incarnation of THE WORLD ANIMATION CELEBRATION. In November, we are scheduling screenings of Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR, BlueSky Studios’ THE PEANUTS MOVIE and ShadowMachine’s BOJACK HORSEMAN. Keep watching […]
  • Coming Attractions: The Good Dinosaur, Mila and World Animation Celebration

    By David.Derks on September 14, 2015
    Besides our upcoming screenings of Sony’s HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 and Crackle’s SUPERMANSION, we are working on more events including Cinzia Angelini’s MILA, the new incarnation of the WORLD ANIMATION CELEBRATION and Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR. Other screenings and events will be added soon. Keep watching for more details.
  • 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 […]
  • Animation at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival

    By David.Derks on May 18, 2015
    The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and the animation community is making its presence known in the south of France. Since 1939, when Cannes was created in reaction to Nazism’s corrupt influence over the Venice Film Festival, the French film festival has provided 69 years of cinematic moments that were both controversial and genre-defying. However, not all things […]