International Animation Day 2020

Posted by on Oct 14, 2020 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
International Animation Day 2020

“Spiritus Mundi: Animation the World” Premiere! A film made collaboratively by animators around the world to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Association Internationale du Film d’Animation (ASIFA) Screening Date: October 28th, 2020 Correction Time: 9:00 AM EDT Location: IADASIFA.net Each year on October 28th, ASIFA celebrates the birth of animation recognized as the first public […]

ASIFA East Festival Updates

ASIFA East Festival Updates

Hello, this is Tristian Goik, the new president of ASIFA-East.  Our annual animation film festival has been postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic and “New York on PAUSE.”  This is our safest course of action, due to the dramatic disruption in our lives.  Many people face new struggles: learning how to work from home, registering […]

ASIFA-East Festival Voting Postponed!

ASIFA-East Festival Voting Postponed!

Update: Tue. March 10th,   To all our filmmakers and festival viewers,   We have just received word that the School of Visual Arts has decided to cancel their amphitheatre events until further notice. We feel that this is a responsible and proactive decision, during New York’s current health crisis.   ASIFA regrets to postpone […]

50th Annual ASIFA East Award Winners!

50th Annual ASIFA East Award Winners!

Student Film: Honorable Mention A Long Way From Home by Andy Tai and Eduardo Enriquez, School of Visual Arts A Long Way From Home by Andy Tai and Eduardo Enriquez from SVA Computer Art on Vimeo.   Student Film: Honorable Mention   Snowdrifters by Kathleen Gleeson, NYU Tisch School of the Arts     Snowdrifters – […]

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! – […]

Isle of Dogs Masterclass with Andy Gent

Posted by on Nov 20, 2018 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
Isle of Dogs Masterclass with Andy Gent

When I arrived 20 minutes early to the Stop Motion Animation Masterclass with Andy Gent at Pratt Institute, every seat was already occupied by an eager animation student or professional, and more were already lining the walls. As Andy himself later emphasized, stop motion animation is definitely having a moment of popularity.   Amongst the […]

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 […]

Experimental 1970s–80s American Animation February 2–4

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Industry Events | No Comments
Experimental 1970s–80s American Animation February 2–4

A spectacular series of five programs of iconic experimental animated films is set to unspool February 2–4 at the Quad Cinema. If you already know these films, you’ll want to enjoy the chance to see these films on the big screen—as they were meant to be seen (projected in a mix of DCP and film […]

“Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure” at 40

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Feature Articles, Industry Events | No Comments
“Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure” at 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Richard Williams’s lavish—and in some ways landmark—feature-length animated confection Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977). The ambitious film, which initially received mixed reviews and tepid box office, has nonetheless been celebrated and regarded with affection by viewers who grew up with broadcasts on CBS […]