ASIFA-Hollywood Will Spotlight Animation at WonderCon 2024

WonderCon returns to the Anaheim Convention Center the weekend of March 29 through 30, 2024, and ASIFA-Hollywood will be there! Join us for this amazing convention filled with all the things you love: comics, movies, TV, animation, books and authors, action figures and collectibles, the Masquerade, anime screenings, portfolio reviews, and games!

Where We’ll Be Located
Find us at space 1610 on the convention floor. If you’re attending the event, make sure to drop by and say hello! We’ll provide information on memberships, upcoming events such as screenings and animation festivals, and details about the Annie Awards.

ASIFA-Hollywood will also participate in panels and screenings at the event. Information is subject to change based on guest speaker and room availability.

Friday (3/29/24)
2:00 – 3:00: Animation Superstars: Movers and Shakers
A dynamic group of movers and shakers is gearing up to embark on a spirited conversation about the ever-evolving global animation scene, driven by cutting-edge technologies and the transformation of the animation business landscape. Moderated by ASIFA-Hollywood’s vice president Brooke Keesling, panelists will include Mark Caballero (SpongeBob SquarePants, Robot Chicken: Star Wars), Miranda Dressler (Krapopolis, Bob’s Burgers), Alonso Ramirez Ramos (Disney Mickey Mouse, Steven Universe: The Movie), and Dave Thomas (Wander Over Yonder, Kid Cosmic). Room: 207

Saturday (3/30/24)
1:00 – 2:00 The Greatest Cartoons Ever!
Hold on to your popcorn and get ready to watch Woody Woodpecker, Popeye, and other vintage animated superstars on the big screen! ASIFA-Hollywood and Animation historian Jerry Beck will introduce the iconic and most notable theatrical shorts from Hollywood’s legendary golden age. Films include a George Pal Puppetoon, Tex Avery’s Senor Droopy, Fleischer’s Popeye classic A Dream Walking, Tom & Jerry – and more! Room: North 200A

Saturday (3/30/24)
6:00 – 7:00: Monsters of Adult Animation
Discover the unconventional creative geniuses behind the scenes, bringing adult cartoons like Big Mouth, Blood of Zeus, BoJack Horseman, Little Demon, Rick and Morty, South Park, and more to life! These visionary creators have been instrumental in keeping the world of adult animation vibrant, demonstrating that animated content for grown-ups is a massive success. Moderated by Bento Box talent recruiter Brooke Keesling, panelists will include Mike Hollingsworth, Monica Mitchell, Charley Parlapanides, Vlas Parlapanides, Alex Salyer, and Amy Winfrey. Room: 300E

The Anaheim Convention Center is located at 800 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802.