Animation Show of Shows

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in Industry Events | 2 Comments
Animation Show of Shows

Every year, Ron Diamond, of Acme Filmworks and Animation World Network, treats the animation community to a special screening of the year’s best animated films.  This screening tours throughout the United States, and gives those of us in the animation industry a chance to see films we might not see otherwise.  Every year, I am […]

ASIFA-East and ASIFA International present – International Animation Day screening

Posted by on Oct 21, 2011 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East and ASIFA International present – International Animation Day screening

October 28th, Friday  7pm Come celebrate International Animation Day with a special screening of shorts selected by ASIFA International! SVA School Of Visual Arts 209 East 23rd Street, Rm. 502 (Bet. 2nd & 3rd Ave) NYC www.schoolofvisualarts.edu Facebook invite:  https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=105757766202268

Karen Aqua

Posted by on Oct 14, 2011 in ASIFA Events | One Comment
Karen Aqua

Article by Tristian Goik. I still find it difficult to wrap my head around a world where you might be lucky to have one opportunity a year to see multiple animated films.  This is what Linda Simensky (V.P. of Children’s Programming at PBS) described at the Karen Aqua retrospective and Q&A, held by ASIFA-East on […]

2011 ASIFA-East Open Screening

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | 2 Comments
2011 ASIFA-East Open Screening

Article by Emmett Goodman. It’s the start of a new season for ASIFA-East. For this author, as well as many others, this new season is particularly special, as it is the first with our new president, Linda Beck. Linda, who had previously been the ASIFA-East secretary, has succeeded David B. Levy after an 11-year run. […]

Join ASIFA-East for our Annual Open Screening Night!

Posted by on Sep 18, 2011 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
Join ASIFA-East for our Annual Open Screening Night!

Come on out for ASIFA-East’s annual Open Screening Night and see what your fellow animationites have been up to! If you are screening your work, please arrive at 6:30 PM with a DVD (must be playable on any regular DVD player) of any animation you wish to screen. Student films, works-in-progress, reels, pencil tests, indie […]

Upcoming Fall Events

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | One Comment
Upcoming Fall Events

Hello all!  This September, ASIFA-East will return from summer hiatus with two events in September.  Please see the above flyer and the below information for more details!  I hope you’ve all enjoyed your summer.  Personally, I think it all flew by way too fast, but I’m looking forward to the fall, not only because ASIFA-East […]

ASIFA-East discount for Rooftop Film Festival!

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Industry Events | One Comment
ASIFA-East discount for Rooftop Film Festival!

It’s almost summer and that means Rooftop Films is projecting films on rooftops throughout New York City.  This year’s festival features many animated shorts and our pals at Rooftop sent us a run-down.  They are also offering ASIFA-East members a discount to the festival shows.  Please look for the discount code in our weekly email […]

NYU Tisch Animation Showcase

Posted by on May 16, 2011 in Industry Events | No Comments
NYU Tisch Animation Showcase

Article by Tristian Goik. For those who studied animation at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, we all share a certain fondness for squeaky wooden floorboards, dusty lunchboxes, and Cintiq #6.  The animation department, lead by John Canemaker and recently Dean Lennert, provides a great environment for creativity.  However, it’s up […]

ASIFA-East presents an evening of animation by Irra Verbitsky and Don Duga of Polestar Films!

Posted by on Jan 25, 2011 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East presents an evening of animation by Irra Verbitsky and Don Duga of Polestar Films!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. ASIFA-East presents an evening of animation by Irra Verbitsky and Don Duga of Polestar Films! Thursday, January 27th 7pm SVA 209 East 23rd Street 3rd Floor, Amphitheatre Admission is free! Film list: Independent Films by Irra Verbitsky: Flashbacks From My Past: Starry Night – 2003 Departure   –  […]

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, […]