Author archive for David.Derks

  • ASIFA-Hollywood Announces Juried Award Recipients: 45th Annie Awards™ Set for Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall

    By David.Derks on November 20, 2017
    BURBANK, Calif. (November 20, 2017) – ASIFA-Hollywood is proud to announce this year’s slate of recipients for its Juried Awards honoring career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation. The Juried award recipients will be honored at the 45th Annie Awards™ set for Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Winsor McCay Award for career contributions to the art […]
  • GKIDS Welcomes Members and a Guest (ASIFA member +1) to a Screening of THE BREADWINNER

    By David.Derks on November 11, 2017
    From the creators of The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes a new feature based on Deborah Ellis’ best-selling novel. The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is arrested, Parvana disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family. Parvana […]
  • Members Exclusive Screening of “The Star”

    By David.Derks on November 10, 2017
    Sony Pictures Animation invites members of ASIFA and their family members (ASIFA member +3) to an exclusive screening of THE STAR A small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond the grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free and goes on the adventure of his dreams. He teams up with […]
  • See ASIFA at the CTN Animation eXpo November 17, 18 and 19

    By David.Derks on November 10, 2017
    We’ll be at CTN Animation eXpo and want to see you! You can sign up as a first time membership or renew your current membership. Now is a great time as membership dues will be going up next year. Come visit our table (T-125) and say hello! ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum will also be sponsoring a terrific “Birds Of A […]
  • Members Screening of Window Horses

    By David.Derks on October 31, 2017
    First Pond Entertainment and the National Film Board of Canada are Pleased to Invite You and a Guest (ASIFA Member +1) to a screening of Window Horses Rosie Ming lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Now she is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Iran. Once there, she finds […]
  • Members Screening of In This Corner Of The World

    By David.Derks on October 31, 2017
    IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD follows Suzu Urano, who in 1944 moves to the small town of Kure in Hiroshima to live with her husband’s family. Her life is thrown into chaos when her town is bombed. Suzu’s perseverance and courage underpin this beautiful and poignant tale that even in the face of adversity and loss, people can come […]
  • Special Screening of Dear Basketball

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2017
    Members of ASIFA and a guest (ASIFA Member +1) are invited to a special Screening of Glen Keane’s New Short, DEAR BASKETBALL Based on Kobe Bryant’s poetic tribute to his love of the game, the film, with music by John Williams, will be followed by a discussion of the production and a Q&A with Kobe and Glen. Monday, November 6 […]
  • Special Advance Members Screening of COCO

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2017
    Miguel dreams of becoming a musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz, but following a mysterious chain of events, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Q&A with […]
  • GLAS Animation Festival Coming This March

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    GLAS ANIMATION FESTIVAL March 22-25, 2018 Berkeley, California GLAS is pleased to announce the poster designed by Ori Toor for the 2018 GLAS Animation Festival. Passes for the 2017 GLAS Animation Festival are on sale now! Special Discounts GLAS offers special pass discounts to ASIFA members and students. If you’re an ASIFA member, you can enjoy 15% off festival passes.. […]
  • Around Los Angeles: Member Discounts at the American Cinematheque

    By David.Derks on October 19, 2017
    Egyptian Theater 6712 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028 Thursday, October 26 – 7:30 Double Feature! Information on how to receive the discount will be sent to members of ASIFA via email MOTHRA (1961) Sony Repertory, 101 min. Dir. Ishiro Honda. In director Ishiro Honda’s mix of giant-monster mayhem, enchanting music and Cold War tensions, a ruthless promoter from the superpower […]