Viewseum: Katrina Villarreal

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Viewseum: Katrina Villarreal

Free Spirit is a stop-motion animated short film, directed by Katrina Villarreal. Thematically, the short tackles some very dark and cerebral emotions, such as depression, isolation, disconnection, and suicide.  M for Mature. Using plastic dolls, Free Spirit shows a young woman driven to suicide after a traumatic experience in which she catches her lover cheating […]

Awards Judging Night – Experimental Films, Commercials, and Music Videos Room 502

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Awards Judging Night – Experimental Films, Commercials, and Music Videos Room 502

This will be a later start judging night as a class lets out at 7:10PM. We’ll be screening experimental films, commercials under and over 2 minutes, and music videos in room 502 in the main building. 5th Floor.

Awards Judging Night – Independent 2

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Awards Judging Night – Independent 2

We’ll be seeing you at the 3rd floor amphitheater!

NEST by Michael J. Ruocco

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NEST by Michael J. Ruocco

Michael J. Ruocco has a star rising in the animation community. Michael’s senior thesis, which we hope to exhibit here very soon, is already generating fan art around the internet art communities. And as a blogger, Michael is involved with at least two notable animation blogs. The author admits to admiring Michael from afar. In […]

A Letter to Father, by Christine Chong

Posted by on Oct 26, 2011 in Viewseum | No Comments
A Letter to Father, by Christine Chong

A Letter to Father (2010), a short film by Christine Chong, is about a young man writing a letter to his late father. In the letter, he describes to his father the adventures he is having on a fantastical journey, and reflects sadness at his father not being able to share the journey. Although the […]

The Lift by Robert Kohr

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in Viewseum | No Comments
The Lift by Robert Kohr

Today’s Viewseum entry is a short film with traits that most city dwellers can relate to. Traits pertaining to the consistent use of the elevator, a luxury most city dwellers (including us New Yorkers) tend to take for granted. Filmmaker Robert Kohr tackles issues of impatience and guilt in his film The Lift. Designed with […]

A night of Dark Toons, under the stars at Rooftop Films

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A night of Dark Toons, under the stars at Rooftop Films

Article by Dayna Gonzalez. On Friday, May 28, Rooftop Films presented  a series of short films with the theme “Dark Toons“.    This intriguing mix of films ranged from the chaotic train ride that is Cordell Barker’s Runaway to a short treatise on big, juicy, tasty hot dogs appropriately titled Sam’s Hot Dogs by David Lopez […]

ROOFTOP FILMS

Posted by on May 20, 2010 in Industry Events | No Comments
ROOFTOP FILMS

The 2010 Summer Series of Rooftop Films has begun, and to promote this exciting run, Program Director Dan Nuxoll has generously offered ASIFA members a discount on tickets for the following shows.   Look for this code in our next email newsletter blast! ______________ From Dan: Next Friday, May 28, we have a show called […]

Animazing Spotlight, New York Recap

Posted by on Apr 23, 2010 in ASIFA Events | One Comment
Animazing Spotlight, New York Recap

Article by Emmett Goodman. It is good to know that there’s always room to start up a new animation festival. When you get right down to it, there aren’t as many as there are general film festivals. Animazing Spotlight appears to be a new festival, having had its first annual screening last November in Hollywood. […]

The Tom Stathes CARTOON CARNIVAL #5

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The Tom Stathes CARTOON CARNIVAL #5

Cinebeasts and Vaudeville Park are quaking with excitement to present The Tom Stathes Cartoon Carnival for your viewing pleasure! On Saturday, March 20th, the Cartoon Carnival will overrun Vaudeville Park for its fifth installment: a two-part program of hand-selected 16mm treasures abandoned by history and reactivated by whiz kid curator Stathes. Luddites, romantics, nostalgists, pop […]