Special Events

  • The 43rd Annie Awards Will Be Live Streaming Tonight! Watch it on Our Live Stream Channel!

    By David.Derks on February 6, 2016
    With more than 1500 of our community in the audience and presenters including Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Tom Kenny, Laraine Newman, Alexander Garfin, Hadley Belle Miller, Kristen Schaal, Michael-Leon Wooley, Sharlto Copely, Phyllis Smith, Andreas Deja, John Musker and, as always, some additional surprises, the 43rd Annie Awards promises to be a showcase of the very best that animation […]
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 Members Screening

    By David.Derks on January 26, 2016
    DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox Invites You and Your Family (ASIFA Member +3) to a Special 3D Screening of Kung Fu Panda 3. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni. Produced by Melissa Cobb With Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Kate Hudson, James Hong, Randall […]
  • 43rd Annie Awards Announce Roster of Presenters

    By David.Derks on January 26, 2016
    BURBANK, CA (January 25, 2016) – Saturday, February 6 will mark the 43rd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. Returning for a second year to present Annie trophies are the comedy-folk duo Garfunkel & Oates – actress-songwriters Riki Lindhome and Kate Mucucci. Joining the duo as presenters are actor, producer & director Edward James Olmos with actress […]
  • Can’t Attend the Annies? Watch Them Live on our Streaming Channel!

    By David.Derks on January 25, 2016
    If you can’t go to the Annies Ceremony this year, why not do the next best thing and watch the ceremony on our streaming channel, live, direct from UCLA’s Royce Hall. We have a multi-camera set up with audio covering the entire ceremony and even audience reactions, so you won’t miss a thing. It will be just like being there…only […]
  • Greatest Cartoon Ever at the Alex Theatre!

    By David.Derks on December 7, 2015
    Looking for something GREAT for you any your family to do on the day after Christmas? Jerry Beck and Frank Gladstone have again programmed a wonderful line up of cartoons from Hollywood’s Golden Age, when every feature film was preceded by an animated short subject. Watching these cartoons as they were meant to be seen: on the BIG screen in […]
  • CTN Animation eXpo: Animation Educators Forum

    By David.Derks on November 18, 2015
    Birds of a Feather Discussion: How Can Current Animation Teaching Approaches Be Applied to the New Media of VR and Games? November 20, 2015 from 1:30 to 2:25 PM at CTNX 2015 in the Executive Boardroom Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505 Welcome and Introduction Tom Sito, AEF Steering Committee Co-Chair & Chairperson […]
  • 24 HOURS Animation Contest Has Record-Breaking Year

    By David.Derks on November 3, 2015
    2015 proved to be the biggest year of the annual event. In its 13th year, the contest included a record-breaking 525 students participating from 24 schools from around the world! Sponsored by ToonBoom, CSU Summer Arts, Digicel, Focal Press, Wacom, CTN, ASIFA-Hollywood, Stuart Ng Books, Dreamworks, Blue Sky, Laika, Animation Magazine and Film Roman/Starz, the event was kicked off with […]
  • Members Screening of Bojack Horseman

    By David.Derks on November 2, 2015
    Netflix and The Tornante Company invite members of ASIFA and one guest each for a special screening of Bojack Horseman Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, series designer Lisa Hanawalt and supervising director Mike Hollingsworth discuss what it takes to bring their vision to the screen…and what it takes to produce animation in today’s highly competitive streaming environment. In this one-of-a-kind ASIFA event, […]
  • 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows

    By David.Derks on October 9, 2015
    Members of ASIFA-Hollywood are invited to see the 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows. Thursday, October 15, 7:00 p.m. DreamWorks Animation 1000 Flower Street Glendale California 91201 Slightly different from the theatrical release now playing around the country, this industry screening is a bit more adult than the theatrical version. Additional films you will not see in theaters are Edmond […]
  • ASIFA Members Can Save $150 at Animation Magazine’s Animation Summit

    By David.Derks on September 29, 2015
    As a courtesy to ASIFA members, Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit is offering $150 off the current ticket price of $750 through October 8. The World Animation and VFX Summit connects you with co-production partners, talent, technology and financing for your animation and visual effects projects. Join us, November 2-4, at the intimate California Yacht Club. The Summit […]