Posts tagged with ‘Special Event’

  • Classic Animated Shorts from Paramount with Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone

    By David.Derks on May 13, 2017
    Video from the 2017 UCLA Festival of Preservation Event: “Classic Animated Shorts from Paramount” screening at the Billy Wilder Theater. UCLA Film & Television Archive head of preservation Scott MacQueen, ASIFA-Hollywood president Jerry Beck and executive director Frank Gladstone discuss the animated shorts RAGGEDY ANN AND ANDY, THE RAVEN and DINAH, recently restored with funds provided by ASIFA-Hollywood in collaboration with the Archive. Video […]
  • Careers in Animation Panel in San Francisco

    By David.Derks on April 29, 2017
    For our ASIFA San Francisco Members, there is a panel on CAREERS IN ANIMATION tomorrow, April 30 that is being hosted by the SFSU Cinema Department. Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2 PM San Francisco State University Fine Arts Building 10 Coppola Theatre (FA101) 600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA 94132 Free! Public Invited Panelists will include: Don Allen Motion graphics […]
  • Members Screening of The Boss Baby

    By David.Derks on March 19, 2017
    Dreamworks Animation Invites You and Your Family (ASIFA Member +3) to a Special Screening of THE BOSS BABY Followed by a Q&A with Director Tom McGrath and Producer Ramsey Naito, moderated by Jerry Beck. DreamWorks Animation, director Tom McGrath and producer Ramsey Naito invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks like Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, THE BOSS BABY, a hilarious story […]
  • Afternoon of Remembrance Will Take Place This Saturday, February 11

    By David.Derks on February 9, 2017
    This Saturday, February 11, 2017 at noon, ASIFA-Hollywood, The Animation Guild and Women in Animation will honor members of the animation community who left us in 2016 at the Afternoon of Remembrance. Everyone is welcome to the life celebration at the Animation Guild in Burbank. “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of […]
  • Great Animation Events at the Cinematheque!

    By David.Derks on December 22, 2016
    At the EGYPTIAN THEATRE SPIRITED AWAY (2001, Studio Ghibli, 125 min.) Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Iconic anime feature and a office smash in Japan and world-wide. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, 10-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dreamlike spirit world, where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods. Friday, January […]
  • REGULAR SHOW Bows Out with a Bang!

    By David.Derks on December 22, 2016
    Members of ASIFA-Hollywood and a guest are invited for a special advanced screening of the finale of Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning hit series Regular Show, followed by a Q&A panel with JG Quintel (Creator, Voice of Mordecai and High Five Ghost), William Salyers (Voice of Rigby), Minty Lewis (Storyboard Artist, Voice of Eileen) and Curtis Lelash (Senior Vice President, Original Series, Cartoon Network). […]
  • The Annual “Greatest Cartoons Ever” Event at The Alex Theater in Glendale

    By David.Derks on December 16, 2016
    The historic Alex Theatre in Glendale, will again host The Greatest Cartoons Ever!, an annual film festival featuring the most-wonderful animated shorts from the Golden Age of Hollywood – presented as they were intended, on the big Alex Theatre screen. Now in its 6th year, the Alex Film Society’s cartoon line-up includes Buccaneer Bunny (1948, Friz Freleng), Lonesome Ghosts (1937, […]
  • At the Cinematheque: BAMBI on the Big Screen

    By David.Derks on October 4, 2016
    Among the most beloved animated films of all time is this story of a young deer growing up to become the “Great Prince of the Forest” with the help of his friends, Thumper the rabbit and Flower the skunk. Though the film is family-friendly, the source novel Bambi, A Life in the Woods was written for adults, and the serious […]
  • Woody Woodpecker & The Avant-Garde

    By David.Derks on October 4, 2016
    September 22 – November 20, 2016 at Loyola Marymount University Amidst the turbulence of the Second World War, fine artists, animators, filmmakers and musicians found a sense of freedom and unexpected sources of inspiration in Los Angeles. The American Contemporary Gallery in Hollywood was a gathering place for a creative community that came to see the latest art exhibition and […]
  • It’s Time for the 14th Annual 24-Hour Animation Contest

    By David.Derks on September 14, 2016
    The 2016 edition of the 24 Hour Animation Contest will take place on Friday, October 7 at 3pm PST! This is the contest’s 14th year, and the teams will have double the amount of participants of last year’s event. This contest will teach students much about working together, meeting deadlines and making creative decisions under pressure. Although it is quite […]