Festivals

  • 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 […]
  • KLIK! Animation Festival Delights Members of ASIFA-Hollywood

    By David.Derks on May 28, 2014
    Last Friday, members of the KLIK! Animation Festival from Amsterdam presented the very best from the 2013 edition of the event. The festival is an annual celebration of all that is animation. Held in room E-100, Woodbury University’s new state-of-the-art screening facility, the festival organizers introduced their films to a full house that included a hilarious remake of the classic […]
  • “Dutch Delights!” Best of the KLIK Animation Festival

    By David.Derks on May 11, 2014
    KLIK is a major European animation festival that has organized a West Coast tour to introduce itself to the animation communities on the West Coast. The program will feature many award-winning shorts and will include titles such as Fata Morgana, Canal, Through You, Little Freak, Snapshot, Leaving Home, Junkyard, End Trip, Btik, and Things You Better Not Mix Up. The […]
  • There’s Still Time for Register Early for 2014 #CTNX

    By David.Derks on April 9, 2014
    The CTN Animation eXpo (CTNX) comes to the city of Burbank once again from Friday, November 21st through Sunday, November 23rd. Early Bird ticket pricing ends April 15th.  CTNX takes place at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center, conveniently located across the street from the Burbank Airport and Amtrak Station. Discounted parking at the hotel will be available. ASIFA members will […]
  • Texas Honors #Tex #Avery With Tex Avery Day

    By David.Derks on February 26, 2014
    February 22nd has been declared a local holiday by the animation legend’s hometown of Taylor, Texas. Celebrating the creator of Bugs Bunny and other Looney Tunes characters, Tex was born in Taylor in 1908. Last week, the city honored him with a Texas State Historical Marker, screened some of his cartoons and unveiled a portrait. The special event took place […]
  • Call for Projects: #McLaren Wall-to-Wall

    By David.Derks on December 18, 2013
    Norman McLaren is one of the most renowned animation filmmakers in the world. In 2014 the Quartier des Spectacles and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will partner to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth by dedicating to him the ensemble of video-projection façades in Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles. This is an invitation to filmmakers and creators from […]
  • Submit Your Animation Film or Project Online for #Annecy 2014

    By David.Derks on December 3, 2013
    At the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, you can check out the latest animated gems, find out about current and future trends, meet your favorite film directors and up-and-coming talents, and connect with new associates and partners in the fun and friendly atmosphere. If you want to participate in the festival, you can submit your film to compete in the […]
  • NW #Animation Fest Accepting Submissions for 2014

    By David.Derks on November 26, 2013
    The Northwest Animation Festival is now accepting film entries for 2014. Entry is FREE if you get your film in by Dec 1. Send films via online transfer using wetransfer.com, vimeo, or the service of your choice. The simple 20-question entry form can be sent via email. Submit here: www.nwanimationfest.com/2014-submit NW Animation Fest is a variety show that celebrates the […]
  • 10th International #Animation Festival Hiroshima 2014

    By David.Derks on November 26, 2013
    The Fifteenth International Animation Festival Hiroshima Festival 2014 will be held from August 21st to 25th next summer in Hiroshima, Japan. It will be their special edition, commemorating its 30th anniversary of the establishment of the festival office in 1984 organizing the very first festival HIROSHIMA ’85. Since then, they have been very fortunate to be able to continue and unfold […]
  • Member Discounts for CTN Animation Expo

    By David.Derks on September 1, 2013
    CTN Animation Expo (CTNx) is an annual 3-day animation convention that focuses on putting “the talent” center stage. The event will take place November 15 through 17, 2013 at the Burbank Marriott Hotel. Early bird pricing for the Expo discontinues on August 31. ASIFA member discount code is ASIFAX13. Visit the site by clicking here for more information and to […]