• 40th Annual Annie Awards Call For Entries Begins Today

    By David.Derks on September 4, 2012
    The call for entries for the 40th Annual Annie awards begins today. We are featuring a new, more direct and entirely online platform this year. Step by step instructions are located here: While submissions in all categories can be registered today, art and film/video uploads will begin on September 15th. To provide a little extra time for all materials […]
  • Rules and Categories for the 40th Annie Awards are Now Available Online

    By David.Derks on August 7, 2012
    Honoring excellence in the field of animation, Annie Awards will be presented in 30 categories including best animated feature, television productions, television commercial, short subject, video game and student film, as well as the achievement and honorary awards. There are only so many weekends in award season and our Annie Awards have become ever more popular over the past several […]
  • WIA/LA Adds June Foray to Master Class Roster

    By David.Derks on July 30, 2012
    The one and only June Foray, voice of some of the most memorable characters in cartoons, has agreed to address the Voice-Over class on August 5th. If you have even the slightest interest in animation, you cannot miss this opportunity. WIA/LA is also pleased to offer its Member discount to members of ASIFA. Please include your membership number when you […]
  • San Diego Comic Con 2012

    By David.Derks on July 1, 2012
    The San Diego Comic Con is just around the corner and ASIFA-Hollywood will be there! If you’re planning on attending the event, be sure to visit our booth on the convention floor at space number 1534. For updated information on this and other events, be sure to follow us on Twitter @ASIFAHollywood and use hashtag #asifahollywood. You can follow our […]
  • Congratulations to June Foray!

    By David.Derks on June 28, 2012
    Congratulations to June Foray on winning her first Emmy in voice acting from her friends and admirers at ASIFA-Hollywood!
  • Guess the Winners Contest: Mette Tange

    By David.Derks on June 6, 2012
    Mette Tange, an animator from Denmark now working in Spain, was the winner of our 39th Annie Awards “Guess the Winners” Facebook contest. The grand prize was a trip for two to San Francisco and a private tour of Pixar. To view her report, in her own words and photos, click here.
  • LAAFA Open House

    By David.Derks on June 1, 2012
    You are invited to stop by this Saturday, June 2nd, for the quarterly open house at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Arts (LAAFA). They are excited to offer complimentary demonstrations, light refreshments, registration perks and much more. See you soon! Plein Air/Landscape Painting Demonstration Demonstration by Sharon Weaver from 11am to 1pm. Tonal Drawing Demonstration by Vadim Zang from […]
  • The Development of the Digital Animator

    By David.Derks on May 11, 2012
    Monday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. Samuel Goldwyn Theater 8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Ticketed seating is unreserved Tickets are on sale online, in person at the Academy Box Office and by mail. When “Toy Story” burst onto the scene in 1995, its computer-generated imagery was, for many, a bold new technique in animation. […]
  • Inviting You to the 2012 General Membership Meeting!

    By David.Derks on April 12, 2012
    The 2012 ASIFA-Hollywood General Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 18th, 7:00 p.m. Fletcher Jones Auditorium Woodbury University 7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd. Burbank, CA 91504 For details on how to get to Woodbury University, click here This will be a very important meeting. Approval of this year’s slate of board members will be presented. There will be reports […]
  • Letter from the President

    By David.Derks on March 28, 2012
    Dear ASIFA-Hollywood Members, As many of you already know, ASIFA-Hollywood is going through many changes in this year of transitions. There are new initiatives to provide even greater services to our members, new Annie Award categories and voting procedures, new emphasis on bringing the organization in line with the needs and aspirations of the broadest possible scope of our nearly […]