Special Events

  • Annie Awards “42” to Celebrate the Best in Animation

    By David.Derks on January 27, 2015
    The Annie Awards™ honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects and Outstanding Individual Achievements.
  • FleischerFest This Saturday at The Steve Allen Theater!

    By David.Derks on January 22, 2015
    This Saturday, January 24, Jerry Beck will be curating FleischerFest, a celebration of the cartoons of Dave and Max Fleischer. It’s also a tribute to the animators responsible for Koko the Clown, Betty Boop, Popeye, the original Superman cartoons, the sing-along Bouncing Ball cartoons, and much more! Cartoons will be primarily projected on 16mm film (but there will be some […]
  • Annie Awards Will Be Streamed Live

    By David.Derks on January 21, 2015
    But What If I Can’t Go to the Annies? What? We won’t see you at the awards this year? We’ll, you can still see us! Watch the ceremony on our live stream. The broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, January 31st. Animation Scoop, Jerry Beck’s Indiewire blog will also link to the ceremony, so you can […]
  • Annie Awards VIP Tickets Almost Sold Out!

    By David.Derks on January 12, 2015
    There are just a few VIP tickets left for this year’s Annie Awards, so if you are still thinking about attending this gala evening, don’t procrastinate any longer! This may be your last chance to buy the remaining passes that will get you into not only the ceremony, but also the pre-award cocktail party and the after party and dinner; […]
  • From Our Friends at ASIFA-East

    By David.Derks on January 12, 2015
    ASIFA-EAST 2015 Animation Festival Call for Entires ASIFA-East is currently accepting entries for the 2015 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival.  Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from Student, Commissioned, and Independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation. All films are due February 27th, 2015. Please visit their website to learn more about submission […]
  • Annie Award Voting Continues

    By David.Derks on January 8, 2015
    Pro-members who have qualified to vote now have this year’s Annie Award ballots and voting instructions. All qualified voters are able to vote in every category, though they will not have to vote in every category to complete their ballot. In most cases, members will be able to watch a video clip from each of the nominees. In some categories, […]
  • Annie Award Ballots Are On The Way Today!

    By David.Derks on January 2, 2015
    If you are a pro-member who has qualified to vote for the Annies, this year’s online ballot is on it’s way to you today! Your vote is critical to a fair and balanced selection process. Voting instructions will be sent along with your ballot. Here is a preview: All qualified voters will be able to vote in every category, though […]
  • Happy Holidays!

    By David.Derks on December 24, 2014
    Our Best Wishes for a Wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy and Healthy 2015!            
  • The Annie Award Ballot is Coming Soon!

    By David.Derks on December 22, 2014
    On January 2nd, this year’s ballots for the 42nd Annie Awards will be coming to all of ASIFA-Hollywood’s pro-level members who have qualified to vote. (Please note, associate level members do not have voting privileges.) If you are a pro-level member, you might want to check your voting status. It is likely that you have already been approved to vote, […]
  • Greatest Cartoons Ever! Big Screen Event at the Historic Alex Theatre

    By David.Derks on December 15, 2014
    Looking for something GREAT to do on Christmas weekend? Get in touch with your own animation roots or just have fun introducing your family to some of the “Greatest Cartoons Ever!” Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone have programmed a wonderful line up of cartoons from Hollywood’s Golden Age, when every feature film was preceded by an animated short subject. Saturday, […]