The 47th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

The 47th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

  This past Sunday, ASIFA-East hosted our 47th annual animated film awards at Parsons, The New School for Design, for a lively and excited audience. The films this year were exceptional and a good number of filmmakers were in attendance to receive their prizes and praise from the local ASIFA-East community in person. Thanks again […]

Teaching Positions Available at the University of Connecticut

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Job Board | No Comments
Teaching Positions Available at the University of Connecticut

  Our friends at the The University of Connecticut’s Digital Media Design department are hiring for the coming semester. There are openings in Motion Graphics, Game Design, and Web design. The full job listing is available through the UConn website and listed below:   Assistant Professor, Web Design and Development  https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5397 Assistant Professor in-Residence – […]

ASIFA-East Jury Screening – Student Night

Wednesday was the first night of jury screenings for this year’s ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival. First up: student films! It was not so long ago that I was an animation student myself, and I vividly remember the stressful days and sleepless nights leading up to the thesis deadline, but also the satisfaction of finishing the […]

ASIFA East Jury Screenings Update: Films Lists Online!

ASIFA East Jury Screenings Update: Films Lists Online!

Hey fine animation types! For the first time in our festival history we’re sharing the film lists before the judging nights take place. We hope with sharing the films list this year folks can spread the word of their film screening and better enjoy the judging experience, as it is a big part of the […]

ASIFA East Auction 2011

Posted by on Dec 27, 2011 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
ASIFA East Auction 2011

On December 20th ASIFA East hosted our biennial animation art auction. The auction funds go towards supporting our festival and cover the cost of using The New School space as well as sandwiches and wine that we all enjoy afterward, and a toast to the coming summer and year in animation. This year’s selection of […]

ASIFA East Awards and Film round up!

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in ASIFA Events | One Comment
ASIFA East Awards and Film round up!

Another great season of East Coast animation has come and gone and as we do every May for more than 40 years? – I wanted to round up as many of the winners as I could online so this post might act as a kind of catalog of winners as best I could muster online. […]

Interview with Bill Plympton and David B Levy and MoCCA!

Posted by on Apr 26, 2011 in Feature Articles | 2 Comments
Interview with Bill Plympton and David B Levy and MoCCA!

Tomorrow night the Society of Illustrators is hosting an event supporting New York animation’s own Bill Plympton in his most recent project a biography/art of book titled Independently Animated: Bill Plympton -the life and art of the king of indie animation available from Rizzoli Publications Available on Amazon.com here I had the great pleasure of […]

New York Animation In Germany!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Viewseum | No Comments
New York Animation In Germany!

This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Signe Baumane who sent along scans from the DOK International Leipzig Festival for documentary and animated catalog. This years program has a bright spotlight on some of New York’s animated favorites, a retrospective of Signe Baumane and master class with Bill Plympton. The Program also featured […]

Plympton Talks Idiots and Angels

Posted by on Sep 16, 2010 in Feature Articles, Interviews | One Comment
Plympton Talks Idiots and Angels

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of sitting down with the very awesome Bill Plympton who needs little introduction. His 5th feature film to date, Idiots and Angels , is getting its theatrical release this October 6th here in New York at the IFC Center. Plympton’s catalog of shorts and features are often comedic […]