• ‘Lady and Tramp’ animator John Wilson, one of the founders of ASIFA-Hollywood, dies at 93

    By David.Derks on July 15, 2013
    Pioneering animation producer and director John Wilson, who worked on everything from “Lady & the Tramp,” an Igor Stravinsky ballet film and “Grease,” and whose animated films featuring popular music paved the way for music videos, died June 20 in a nursing home in Blackpool, England. He was 93.  Wilson was a decorated veteran of the British African campaign during WWII, a member of […]
  • Stay Tuned! TURBO is fast approaching!

    By David.Derks on July 15, 2013
    Stay Tuned! TURBO is fast approaching! Be sure to look out for an email for the ASIFA screening details soon!
  • Film Titan Ray Harryhausen Dies At Age 92

    By David.Derks on May 8, 2013
    We are sorry to report that Ray Harryhausen, who brought sword-fighting skeletons to the movie Jason and the Argonauts and was known as the master of stop-motion animation for his work on that and other films such as Clash of the Titans, The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and 20 Million Miles to Earth, has died. Harryhausen, who was a producer […]
  • 2012 Oscar Animated Shorts Showcase

    By David.Derks on February 14, 2013
    Animation World Network and ASIFA-Hollywood Proudly Present 2012 Oscar Animated Shorts Showcase. Members and up to four (4) guests are invited to watch the Oscar nominated animated shorts. A key fixture of the awards season, the Oscar Animated Shorts Showcase is the only opportunity for industry audiences outside of the Motion Picture Academy to watch the nominated shorts prior to the 85th […]
  • Focus Features Invites You and Up To 3 Guests to A Screening/Q&A of ParaNorman

    By David.Derks on January 31, 2013
    ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE Best Animated Feature – Sam Fell and Chris Butler Los Angeles: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4 7:30PM Landmark Theater 10850 W. Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 Followed by a Q&A with directors Sam Fell and Chris Butler, and producers Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner *The Q&A will be followed by a 9:30PM screening of CORALINE. RSVP: FocusGuilds2012.com New […]
  • Greatest Cartoons Ever!

    By David.Derks on December 23, 2012
    Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 2:00 & 7:00pm. Glendale’s Historic Alex Theatre 216 North Brand Boulevard Glendale, California 91203 THE GREATEST CARTOONS…EVER! has showcased some of the very best theatrical cartoons from the movies’ Golden Age, this year featuring iconic characters like Goofy, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tom & Jerry, The Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, even the original […]
  • Thank You From ParaNorman

    By David.Derks on December 19, 2012
    Thank you for recognizing ParaNorman and its outstanding filmmaking team and making it one of the most honored animated films this year. Visit FocusGuilds2012.com/#/paranorman
  • You and your family are invited to attend screenings at Disney Studios

    By David.Derks on November 21, 2012
    Saturday, November 24 at 10:30am (FRANKENWEENIE), 12:30pm (WRECK-IT RALPH), and 3:00pm (BRAVE) Main Theater at Walt Disney Studios 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91505 **Please note snacks and light fare will be served between the screenings** RSVP online at DisneyStudiosAwards.com Or by email to DisneyAwardsOffice@disney.com For additional information or assistance, please visit DisneyStudiosAwards.com or call the Disney Awards […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood at CTN animation eXpo

    By David.Derks on November 11, 2012
    From November 16 -18, 2012 ASIFA-Hollywood will be at the CTN animation eXpo at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center. Visit us in booth T15. This year at the CTN animation eXpo, the Creative Talent Network is working with some of the best in animation and illustration to bring attendees a slew of must-see events! Their theme this year is See, Hear, […]
  • Disney-Pixar Invite ASIFA-Hollywood Members to be BRAVE! (And have dinner, too!)

    By David.Derks on October 25, 2012
    Members of ASIFA and up to three guests are cordially invited to a very special encore screening of Brave at the Walt Disney Studios!  Thursday, November 8th Disney Main Theater BRAVE at Disney – 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91505 Enter lot through Alameda gate 6:00 pm pre-screening buffet supper; 7:00 pm screening, Q&A to immediately follow. RSVP […]