2013 ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards Ceremony! This Sunday, May 19th!

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Are you as excited as we are? Dagan Moriarty’s signal film is super awesome, BatteryPop is super awesome for sponsoring our reception, and YOU are super awesome for joining us in an evening of animation celebration!! ASIFA-East will hold its Animation Festival Awards Ceremony and Reception on Sunday, May 19th. Awards will be presented, bashful thank you’s recorded, winning films screened, and a lively reception will follow.  Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from student, commercial, and independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation.

6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tishman Auditorium at The New School
66 West 12th Street, NYC

The Awards Ceremony and Reception afterwards are free and open to the public. We would appreciate the donation of $5 from non-members to help us continue serving the animation community in New York area and beyond.

After-Party at 11:30pm (cash bar):
Fiddlesticks Pub
56 Greenwich Avenue, NYC

Debuting in 1969, the ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival is one of the longest running festivals of its kind. The festival is a unique showcase for the most groundbreaking independent and commercial animation being produced in the industry today. Every February, entries are submitted and judged during special jury screenings in March. The screenings are open to all but only current ASIFA-East members are permitted to vote for the winning films. The votes are sealed and tallied by an independent accountant and announced at a special awards ceremony in the spring. The exciting evening continues with a lively reception, where award winners, members of the industry, and lovers of animation can meet one another, enjoy a few refreshments, and network.

Facebook event:  http://www.facebook.com/events/128564090669649/

Illustration by Dagan Moriarty, Postcard Design by Justin Simonich.

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