Al-Mahjar: Q&A with the director of The Prophet

Al-Mahjar: Q&A with the director of The Prophet

Almost 100 years ago, in a land almost 5000 miles away from New York City, a man named Almustafa was kept under house arrest for his visionary and powerful voice.  One day, he is released from his home by the city of Orphalese, and allowed to return home.  As he traveled from his mountaintop to […]

MOMI Presents An Evening with Glen Keane

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Feature Articles, Member Perks | No Comments
MOMI Presents An Evening with Glen Keane

It was a cold winter evening on Thursday, February 5, 2015 as animators descended upon The Museum of the Moving Image to hear Glen Keane speak.  He was in town to do a presentation on The Duet of Animation and Technology.  He told us much about what it was like growing up, the middle of […]

BAM Presents: An Evening with Matt Groening & Lynda Barry

BAM Presents: An Evening with Matt Groening & Lynda Barry

BAM Presents: An Evening with Matt Groening & Lynda Barry Love, Hate & Comics – The Friendship That Would Not Die Legendary cartoonists and former college classmates Matt Groening and Lynda Barry talk about 40 years of love, hate, and comics and the perpetual joy of driving each other crazy.  February 12, 2015 @ 8:00 […]

New York International Children’s Film Festival: Tickets on sale now

New York International Children’s Film Festival: Tickets on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for the 18th annual New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival! And we’re happy to announce that NYICFF is offering ASIFA-East members a special discount on all tickets purchased.  This code will go out to all members via our newsletter, but if you would like the code emailed to you directly, […]

The Duet of Animation and Technology: An Evening with Glen Keane

The Duet of Animation and Technology: An Evening with Glen Keane

Listen up Animators and Enthusiasts!!  Glen Keane is coming to town!! We are super excited to announce that The Museum of the Moving Image has generously offered ASIFA-East members 20% off tickets for his upcoming presentation.  The discount code will go out in our email newsletter, or you can contact us for the code.  Thank […]

ASIFA-East Post-Holiday Party 2015

ASIFA-East Post-Holiday Party 2015

Thanks for joining us last night at our Annual ASIFA-East Post Holiday Party at The Galway Hooker Downtown!  Sub-zero temperatures couldn’t keep you away!  What a turn-out!  You all rock!  Special thanks to David Langkamp, Masako Kanayama, our board volunteers, as well as the staff at The Galway Hooker for being such awesome hosts!

ASIFA-EAST POST-HOLIDAY PARTY 1/8/2015

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events, Member Perks | No Comments
ASIFA-EAST POST-HOLIDAY PARTY 1/8/2015

We’re smack in the middle of the busy holiday season, but once the excitement is over it can feel like a bit of a letdown. Well, your pals at ASIFA-East have just the solution for the January blues. It’s the ASIFA-East Post-Holiday Party! We’ll be mixing and mingling, enjoying free appetizers and a cash bar […]

Bill Plympton Screening of Cheatin’ at MOMI + Reception 12/12/14

Bill Plympton Screening of Cheatin’ at MOMI + Reception 12/12/14

  ASIFA-East will be partnering with The Museum of the Moving Image on the preview screening of Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ on Friday, December 12th, 2014. Bill Plympton will be in attendance and there will be a reception following the screening. Friday, December 12, 2014. 7:00 p.m. Dir. Bill Plympton. 2014, 86 mins. DCP. In the […]

NYC Animation Demo & Lecture Masterclass with Pixar Animator Michal Makarewicz

Our friends at the Animation Collaborative in Emeryville, CA want to let the ASIFA-East animation community know about a special two-day event coming to New York City. On December 6-7, 2014, Pixar Animator Michal Makarewicz will lead an Animation Demo and Lecture Masterclass at the Snapple Theater Center in Manhattan. The Animation Collaborative has set […]

Rocks in My Pockets and Cheatin’ Screenings and Live Events at MOMI

Rocks in My Pockets and Cheatin’ Screenings and Live Events at MOMI

Please join ASIFA-East, Women in Animation, and The Museum of the Moving Image as we present a screening of Rocks in My Pockets, with Director Signe Baumane in person. Friday, December 5, 2014. 7:00 p.m. Dir. Signe Baumane. 2014, 88 mins. DCP. With a beautifully textured combination of stop-motion animation with papier-mâché puppets and old-fashioned […]