“Coaster” A Creative Ride

“Coaster” A Creative Ride

Every once in a while, two animators will form a strong connection, like two unbonded hydrogen molecules.  The story of Coaster (2019) is the story of Amos Sussigan and Dan Lund, two artists with major studio credits that formed a creative partnership.  In our first event of the year, ASIFA East had the chance to […]

SVA After School Special 2019

Posted by on Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
SVA After School Special 2019

After School Special 2019: SVA’s Alumni Film & Animation Festival Wednesday, September 18, 2019 –  Sunday, September 22, 2019 Featuring some of School of Visual Arts’ most accomplished film, television, animation, and visual effects alumni, this multi-day festival will include screenings, premieres of new work, and behind-the-scenes looks at cinema & television hits and classics, and […]

Queer Animation 3

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Queer Animation 3

Thank you to all our filmmakers and guests, Metropolitan Bar and Miyu Studios for creating another wonderful Pride month screening!  Learn more about the films below.   Checking the Third Box Augenblick Studios – Mady G. 2018 USA Tales From Pussy Willow Kate Jessop 2016 UK I Like Girls Diane Obomsawin 2016 Canada Queer I […]

50th Anniversary ASIFA video

50th Anniversary ASIFA video

Happy New Year!  Did you know that in 2019, ASIFA East will have it’s FIFTIETH film festival?  To celebrate the big 5-0, we want to hear your stories, and share them in a short video at this year’s awards show.  We are looking for: – photos of your favorite ASIFA-East events, past and present! – […]

Call for Queer Film 2019

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Call for Queer Film 2019

Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders, Queers, Asexuals, Intersex, Questioning, even Demisexuals… they all make films too! It’s time for the 3rd “Queer Animation” show!    Our first show was such a success (read more), we are looking for new films to showcase at our annual screening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and with our partner FlameCon.  Tristian Goik is putting together an […]

After School Special 2018: SVA’s Alumni Film & Animation Festival

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
After School Special 2018: SVA’s Alumni Film & Animation Festival

After School Special 2018: SVA’s Alumni Film & Animation Festival Sunday, September 09, 2018 –  Sunday, September 16, 2018 Event hosted by: School of Visual Arts Reserve Tickets SVA’s 2018 Alumni Film & Animation Festival Featuring some of School of Visual Arts’ most accomplished film, television, animation, and visual effects alumni, this week-long festival will include screenings, premieres […]

Queer Animation 2018

Posted by on Jun 23, 2018 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
Queer Animation 2018

Wow our 2nd Pride month screening of Queer films was another success!  Thank you to everyone for coming, the great guys at Metropolitan Bar, our filmmakers, including the animators who were able to make it to the show Amy Xu, K Kypers, Christi Bertlesen and Kim Yaged (and anyone else I might have missed)!  An emotional […]

The 49th Annual ASIFA East Awards

Posted by on May 21, 2018 in ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival | No Comments
The 49th Annual ASIFA East Awards

Here are the winners for The 49th Annual ASIFA East Animation Awards 2018! More information and photos to come!  Best In Show OBON Andre Hörmann and Anna Bergmann – Hörmann/Vizion ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Student Films – First Place If You Fall Tisha Deb Pillai Student Films – Second Place TIE 8:00 PM Kallen […]

The Virtual Reality Junior Experience

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Member Perks, Uncategorized | No Comments
The Virtual Reality Junior Experience

“Emotion, is the greatest special effect… it’s free and hard to do.” At least that’s what Jorge Gutiérrez says, the director of Son of Jaguar, a new Virtual Reality short for Google Spotlight Story. The character designer, a Golden Globe nominee for The Book of Life, was one of several animators on hand to discuss […]

The Yellow Submarine Immersive Experience

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Yellow Submarine Immersive Experience

I read the feed today oh boy / About a Little Cinema who made the show And though the news was rather rad / Well I just had to go / I saw the invitation. We drank our whiskey in the dark / We didn’t notice that our seats had changed A crowd of people […]