ASIFA-East Presents Inside Sesame Street

Posted by on Jan 2, 2012 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East Presents Inside Sesame Street

ASIFA-East Presents Inside Sesame Street January 12th, 2012, 7pm SVA, 3rd Floor Amphiteatre 209 East 23rd Street, NYC Admission: Free Have you ever wondered how to get to Sesame Street?  Join ASIFA-East for a fun and informative panel discussion on the inner workings of Sesame Workshop.  Meet the artists and producers responsible for creating the […]

Pizza Island

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | One Comment
Pizza Island

Thursday night’s ASIFA-East event placed the spotlight on Pizza Island, located in Brooklyn, NY. Despite easily appearing like a cartoonists collective, its members insist it is not a collective, but simply a group of artists who like working together. The main difference being that there are no collective rules imposed upon members, and each is encouraged […]

New York Comic-Con 2011: A Two-day Expedition.

Posted by on Oct 25, 2011 in Feature Articles | 2 Comments
New York Comic-Con 2011: A Two-day Expedition.

The New York Comic-Con is a major event for New York’s pop culture. Although it caters first and foremost to Comic Book fans and artists, it makes room for related pop culture criteria, including film and animation. This was my longest trip to the NYCC thus far, primarily because I wanted to catch a few […]

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 […]

New Events!

Posted by on Nov 4, 2010 in Industry Events | No Comments
New Events!

TONIGHT! November 4th, Thursday  7pm Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art presents – Discussion on Directing Animation Featuring David B. Levy, Dave Palmer, Dan Meth and Bill Plympton. David Levy’s new book, Directing Animation (Allworth Press), makes the case that animation directors don’t direct animation, they direct people who animate frame-by-frame using pixels, pencils, clay, […]

The Electric Company: Remaking a Classic

Posted by on Sep 23, 2010 in ASIFA Events | No Comments

Article written by Mike Rauch. How do you take a classic show that is close to people’s hearts and faithfully update it almost 30 years later? This past Tuesday, Karen Fowler, Executive Producer of the The Electric Company, and a panel of her production team gave a look into how they did it. For Fowler, […]

ASIFA-East presents – An Evening with The Electric Company

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East presents – An Evening with The Electric Company

September 21st, Tuesday  7pm ASIFA-East and Women in Animation present – An Evening with The Electric Company! Join us for a special panel discussion featuring the key minds behind the relaunch of the hit series! Here is the panel: Claire Curley – ANIMATION PRODUCER Karen Fowler – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Linda Simensky – VICE PRESIDENT, CHILDREN’S […]

Animation, animation, animation.

Posted by on Jan 25, 2010 in ASIFA Events | One Comment

Article written by Elliot Cowan. Animation, animation, animation. We live and breath it every day, but the majority of us are, for the most part,  active in only a small part of this vast medium. There’s a big wide world of animation out there and ASIFA-East invited some of that world to come and chat. […]

Special Panel on Pitching Marks Release of Dave Levy’s New Book

Posted by on Sep 20, 2009 in ASIFA Events | No Comments

Article by Linda Beck. Last night’s qualified pitch panel of Carl Adams (Clambake Animation), Janice Burgess (Nickelodeon), Fran Krause (FranKrause.com), and Amid Amidi (CartoonBrew.com) spoke to a packed amphitheatre.  It looks like quite of few of you are interested in pitching.  Good!  We could use the jobs. If you’re going to do this yourself, the […]

ASIFA-East Presents – Animation Development from Pitch to Production

Posted by on Sep 4, 2009 in ASIFA Events | One Comment

ASIFA-East is back from hiatus!!  Please join us for our first event of the Fall.  A special panel event on animation pitching and development to mark the release of David B. Levy’s new book.  Join us for a lively discussion with panelists Carl W. Adams (co-creator Assy McGee), Amid Amidi (cartoonbrew.com), Janice Burgess (creator of […]