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  • Special Preview Screening of MUPPET BABIES

    By David.Derks on March 7, 2018
    Based on the original Emmy Award-winning series, Disney Junior’s all-new CG animated “Muppet Babies” chronicles the hilarious playroom antics of the young Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and brand-new Muppet Baby, Summer Penguin. The series will premiere Friday, March 23 with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel and in the DisneyNOW app. The screening will be followed […]
  • The Animation Educators Forum has Extended the Deadline for 2018 Faculty Grants to March 15

    By David.Derks on March 7, 2018
    The AEF Faculty Grant Application site will remain online and open at http://grants.animationeducatorsforum.org/ through March 15 for submissions. AEF Faculty Grants are designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Application deadline is 11:59 pm Mar 15, 2018. Recipients will be announced by April […]
  • ASIFA Members are invited to see TEHRAN TABOO at the Laemmle Town Center and Ahrya Fine ArtsTheaters

    By David.Derks on March 7, 2018
    Special Discount for ASIFA Members! In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation. This animated drama, portrays the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician, revealing the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. Expat […]
  • UCLA “Family Flicks” Presents SPACE JAM

    By David.Derks on March 7, 2018
    When retired basketball superstar Michael Jordan is suddenly plucked from Earth during a live-action golf game with Bill Murray and Larry Bird, the greatest basketball player of all time finds himself somewhere in the animated cosmos with a merry band of Looney Tunes. Enslaved by the evil owner of a failing planetary amusement park, Bugs, Daffy, Porky, Elmer, Tweety and […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF 2018 Student Scholarship Call for Submissions

    By David.Derks on March 5, 2018
    We’re pleased to announce that the ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Student Scholarship opens for submissions on March 5, 2018. This is an international opportunity designed to support students enrolled in college animation programs, anywhere in the world, in their quest to complete their education in this field.  Proposals will be accepted from undergraduate students entering the sophomore year or above […]
  • The Third Annual GLAS Animation Festival Update

    By David.Derks on February 19, 2018
    GLAS Animation Festival 2018 Signal Film from GLAS Animation on Vimeo. Keep an eye out in the coming weeks where we will announce the official selections, workshops, panels, installations, and special programs for the GLAS Animation Festival 2018. In the meantime, pick up your passes here. More information about special guests is available on the official website. GLAS offers special […]
  • The 2018 Oscar Showcase Tour

    By David.Derks on February 19, 2018
    The Animation Show of Shows will present the 2018 Oscar Showcase Tour, screening the 5 Academy Award® Animated Short Films. Many of the nominees and filmmakers will be in attendance. A Q&A will follow the screening with moderator Ron Diamond. Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:30pm 235 Charles E. Young Dr E. Los Angeles, CA 90024 The event is being presented […]
  • ASIFA-Hollywood’s General Membership Meeting set for March 13

    By David.Derks on February 19, 2018
    Set your calendars for our Annual ASIFA-Hollywood General Membership meeting. Join us for dinner and be part of our ongoing progress. Learn about our community activities, Animation Educators Forum, scholarships, film restoration efforts, Animation Aid Foundation, current financials, Annie Awards and our Animation Academy building initiative. Dinner and an informal and entertaining program will be included. Tuesday, March 13 6:30 […]
  • ASIFA International Unveils New Website

    By David.Derks on February 17, 2018
    Photo: “The First Animation Study Annual Conference of China”, was held at Chengdu University in Sichuan Province during 19th-20th of November. ASIFA-CHINA was involved as of co-organizer (and advisor) of the event. ASIFA International launched its newly revamped website. This newly redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features that offers a more comprehensive understanding of […]
  • American Cinematheque’s Studio Ghibli Tribute

    By David.Derks on February 11, 2018
    Seven years after the Cinematheque first brought these anime favorites to our theaters, their assorted heroes, heroines and mystical creatures continue to weave their spell. Join us for some of Studio Ghibli’s greatest masterpieces presented on the big screen in 35mm, including Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, Porco Rosso, Whisper of the Heart and Kiki’s Delivery Service. Series […]