In Memoriam: Vincent Cafarelli (1930-2011)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2012 in Feature Articles | No Comments
In Memoriam:  Vincent Cafarelli (1930-2011)

(Linda Beck) On December 1st, 2011, we lost animation veteran and ASIFA-East Founding Member, Vincent “Vinny” Cafarelli, who passed away peacefully in his sleep at age 81. Founding Member Vincent Cafarelli (left) with Dick Rauh (President 1969-1989) in 2009 (Photo by Linda Beck) Our long time ASIFA-East Board Member, Michael Sporn wrote the following in […]

Directing Animation panel event at MoCCA

Posted by on Nov 8, 2010 in Industry Events | 6 Comments
Directing Animation panel event at MoCCA

Article by David B. Levy. Despite the lingering drizzle outside, or maybe because of it, on the evening of November 4th, a full house of interested parties converged to hear a panel discussion on the topic of directing animation, held at the wonderful Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA). This was my first event […]

ASIFA-East Panel Discussion on the State of NY Animation Industry

Posted by on Apr 24, 2009 in ASIFA Events | 4 Comments

Article written by Katie Cropper. On Wednesday April 22, ASIFA-East held a panel discussion about the current state of the New York Animation industry. Moderated by the lovely Linda Beck, the main contributors were Steven Conner, Howard Beckerman, David Levy, David Wachtenheim, and, via email, Linda Simensky. All of which are pretty heavy names in […]