Queer Animation 2: From A to Z

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Queer Animation 2: From A to Z

Celebrate Pride month with “Queer Animation 2: From A to Z”!  A sunset film screening of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders, Queers, Asexuals, Intersex, Questioning, even Demisexuals… they all make animations too!  Grab a Happy-Hour drink at the bar, find someone nice to sit with, and enjoy! Everyone is welcome at Metropolitan Bar! Visit ASIFAeast.com to learn more […]

The 48th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

The 48th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

On Sunday, May 21st, ASIFA East hosted our 48th annual animated film awards at Parsons, The New School for Design, for a lively and excited audience. The films this year were exceptional and many of the filmmakers were in attendance to receive their prizes and praise in person from the local ASIFA East community. Thanks […]

Andy Kennedy’s “Slow Wave” Wins ASIFA East Best-In-Show 2016

Andy Kennedy’s “Slow Wave” Wins ASIFA East Best-In-Show 2016

On Sunday May 15th, we held the 47th ASIFA East Animation Festival awards ceremony.  Congratulations to all the winners, thank you to all the contributing filmmakers, and we couldn’t have done it without all of our members.   BEST IN SHOW:  Slow Wave – Andy Kennedy [vimeo 155080375 w=640 h=360]     UPDATE: Photos from […]

Canemaker on Fantasia at MoMA, August 1

Posted by on Jul 19, 2015 in ASIFA Events, Feature Articles, Industry Events | No Comments

Our good friend, world-renowned animation historian and Oscar-winning animator John Canemaker, who has just completed a new book on Disney’s feature film Fantasia, will speak at Museum of Modern Art Saturday, August 1, in conjunction with a screening of the 1940 classic. Fantasia —even 75 years after its premiere—continues to fascinate and dazzle audiences. It was a bold experiment from […]

Tribute to Michael Sporn, SVA Theatre, 3/2/2015

Tribute to Michael Sporn, SVA Theatre, 3/2/2015

One year ago, the New York animation community lost a monumental figure. Animator and director Michael Sporn made short films and TV specials, ran a prominent animation studio for over 30 years, and wrote a blog that enlightened newer generations of animators. His films are noted for using illustrative animation to bring to life not […]

Jury Night: Independent Films (Article Two)

It’s that time of year again…or one of many times of year, but this one is ours. ASIFA-East’s festival judgings usually span a few nights, and one particular night is dedicated to the independent work of animation artists. New York has always been a hotbed of artistic talent, and independent animation certainly has its place […]

ASIFA Jury Night – Experimental & Commercial

ASIFA Jury Night – Experimental & Commercial

The big themes amongst the commissioned work category this year were kids films, educational films, and public works.  Most conspicuous on the list were the TED-Ed animations.  (same client, different animators) TED-Ed is part of TED-Talks, and the group matches animators and teachers together to great short lessons.  You have to be recommended to get […]

43rd ASIFA-East Animation Awards Photobooth!

April 29th, 2012 43rd ASIFA-East Animation Awards Reception Photobooth

April 15th, Thursday 7pm, ONE HUB PLUS – Animation in New York

Posted by on Apr 5, 2010 in ASIFA Events | No Comments

ASIFA-East, Women in Animation and Women in Children’s Media present – ONE HUB PLUS – Animation in New York We’re back in NYC! This event is co-hosted by Lisa Goldman of Women in Animation, David Levy of ASIFA-East, and Sarah Wallendjack of Women in Children’s Media. The One Plus Hub is an animation networking group […]