Queer Animation 4

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in ASIFA Events, Uncategorized | No Comments
Queer Animation 4

Celebrate Pride month with “Queer Animation 4: From A to Z”! A sunset film screening of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender People, Queers, Asexuals, Intersex, Questioning, even Demisexuals… they all make animations too! Read more about how the show came to be here. RSVP on Facebook! Thursday June 17th, 7-10 PM EST, Metropolitan 559 Lorimer St, […]

Best of Ottawa 2020

Posted by on Mar 8, 2021 in Member Perks, Uncategorized | No Comments
Best of Ottawa 2020

Coming March 15th, The Best of Ottawa touring program showcases audience favourites and award winners from the 2020 Ottawa International Animation Festival competition. Brought to you by ASIFA-East in partnership with the OIAF, please check your membership email newsletter for exclusive discount codes on tickets! ● Screening dates: March 15 – 26, 2021 ● Rental […]

The 51st ASIFA-East Animation Festival!

Posted by on Dec 21, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The 51st ASIFA-East Animation Festival!

The 51st Annual ASIFA-East Jury Screenings! And we’re back!   Cut to: another edition of the ASIFA East Animation Film Festival.  It is our 51st festival, and boy is it a doozie.  We bring you 5 nights of animated short films, ready for viewing and voting!  But the strange year of 2020 is over, so we […]

Viewseum: Khorvash “Coline” Khayati

Posted by on Oct 1, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Viewseum: Khorvash “Coline” Khayati

Khorvash Khayati, who goes by the name Coline, started to make comics, graphic novels and design dresses when she was only five years old!  By the time she was 12, Coline considered animation as a passionate career for a life.  In 2010, Coline joined the Hoorakhsh Animation Studios, one of the largest animation production studios in Iran.  She […]

The Viewseum is Open

Posted by on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The Viewseum is Open

ASIFA East – Call for Submissions The Viewseum is a periodic column started by Emmett Goodman that briefly introduces a member of our chapter to the world.  We would like to highlight a specific new film, animator, graduate or studio!  You must be a paid member to apply!  If you would like to recommend someone (or […]

“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 […]

Tom Gasek – Animation at The Jilin Animation Institute

Posted by on May 30, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Tom Gasek – Animation at The Jilin Animation Institute

Several years ago, I was encouraged to apply for a Fulbright Specialist grant by an animation teacher, Mila Farfan, at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. The university had applied for this grant and were interested in having me come down to Lima to teach workshops based on my stop motion book, “Frame by Frame […]

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! – […]