Posts tagged with ‘Special Event’

  • John Canemaker Celebrates Winsor McCay and Walt Disney at the Academy

    By David.Derks on August 26, 2014
    Oscar and Annie winning animator, John Canemaker, will be at the Motion Picture Academy on September 13th hosting a not-to-be-missed presentation, that examines some of the art form’s most remarkable early achievements. “Animation Masters: John Canemaker Celebrates Winsor McCay and Walt Disney” will feature rare footage and art. The presentation will be in three parts: “Gertie the Dinosaur and the […]
  • Chuck Jones 102Gether: A Celebration of Collaborative Creativity

    By David.Derks on August 26, 2014
    Chuck 102-Gether is a film festival tribute to the teams that created the Golden Age of Warner Bros. cartoons. For the first time ever, the families of many of the great directors, producers, writers and more of the era will come together, including the families of Tex Avery,  Robert Clampett,  Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, as well as Leon […]
  • Kim Jung Gi Book Signing Event Tonight at the Center Stage Gallery!

    By David.Derks on August 6, 2014
    Co-Hosted by Stuart Ng Books, the Center Stage Gallery is hosting a book signing with the awesome and prolific artist, Kim Jung Gi!  There There will be networking, book signing as well as refreshments.  This will take the place of our regularly scheduled Wednesday Uninstructed Sketch Night. So come join us tonight from 7-10pm! For more information, to RSVP, or […]
  • Members of ASIFA Enjoy An Evening with Cartoon Saloon

    By David.Derks on August 1, 2014
    The Kilkenny, Ireland-based Cartoon Saloon animation studio gave a presentation on Tuesday night at Woodbury University in Burbank, California. This was the same presentation that Cartoon Saloon gave at the 2014 Comic-Con International in San Diego the previous week, repeated for ASIFA-Hollywood members before Cartoon Saloon went back to Ireland. The presentation was on Cartoon Saloon’s second theatrical animated feature, Song of the […]
  • Disney and ASIFA-Hollywood Screening of Planes: Fire & Rescue

    By David.Derks on July 14, 2014
    Disney and ASIFA-Hollywood cordially invite you and your family (up to three guests) to a 3-D screening of Planes: Fire & Rescue Saturday, July 19, 11:00 am The Pacific Design Center (PDC) SilverScreen Theater 8687 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood, CA 90069 Running time: 83 minutes. Screened in 3-D. Rating: PG Members of ASIFA-Hollywood will receive information via email on how […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at San Diego Comic Con

    By David.Derks on July 7, 2014
    ASIFA-Hollywood is accelerating our participation at San Diego Comic Con this year, we are producing four panels and boosting our booth activities too. THAT AGAIN? AVOIDING REPETITION IN ANIMATED FEATURES – MODERATED BY CHARLES SOLOMON In recent years, animated features have enjoyed an enormous financial success: The three top-grossing animated films of 2013 accounted for 10% of the total US […]
  • Job Hunting Workshop Planned by Conduit Seminars

    By David.Derks on June 28, 2014
    Today’s fast paced technology and global marketplace have changed the rules of job-hunting. Where do you start? How do you keep from being overwhelmed? With a total of over 40 years of creative team-building experience, Debra Blanchard Knight and Pam Hogarth, with their proven collection of modern tactics, job-search tools and key insights would like to help you: · Put […]
  • Workshop at the Center Stage Gallery: Storyboarding and Film Analysis with Steve Hickner

    By David.Derks on June 13, 2014
    The construction of a motion picture uses filmmaking “grammar” in the same way that a book relies on written grammar. In this intensive, fast-track talk, Steve Hickner covers basic and advanced filmmaking principles and techniques that will help any artist improve their work. From step one fundamentals like aspect ratios to more complex techniques to help focus the audience’s eye, […]
  • Members Are Invited To Vote For Their Favorite Films Of All Time

    By David.Derks on June 4, 2014
    The Hollywood Reporter invites ASIFA Hollywood members to vote on its first list of the best movies of all time, which will be published in the June 25 triple summer issue. Each voter may choose up to 25 movies. Just click on the link below to the easy-to-use ballot:
  • Workshop at the Center Stage Gallery: Eric Goldberg

    By David.Derks on June 1, 2014
    Join Eric Goldberg as he discusses tried-and-true traditional methods from the hand-drawn world, and how they can be applied to today’s high-tech, whiz-bang 3D computer animation. Gain exposure to 90 years of animation tips and techniques in this one day conversation with this amazing creator. Topics include designing and animating shapes, timing scenes with exposure sheets, layout workbooks, animating to […]