46th Annual ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards Ceremony

46th Annual ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards Ceremony

You are most cordially invited to attend the 46th Annual ASIFA-East Animation Festival Awards Ceremony hosted by Codename Kids Next Door Creator, Tom Warburton. Sunday, May 17th, 2015 6:00pm – 11:00pm Tishman Auditorium at The New School 63 5th Avenue, NYC (NE corner of 13th Street & 5th Ave) Reception will be held at Wollman […]

In Memoriam: Tissa David (1921-2012)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Feature Articles | 2 Comments
In Memoriam: Tissa David (1921-2012)

TISSA DAVID (1921-2012) Tissa David circa 1980 at the ASIFA-East Awards (Photo extracted from footage shot by Howard Beckerman) Animation said goodbye to an animation legend last night in Tissa David. I met Tissa only twice and very briefly: once after being thoroughly awed and inspired by her at her MOMA retrospective: An Evening with […]

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 […]

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signed Fanboy & Chum Chum toys and original art!

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signed Fanboy & Chum Chum toys and original art!

Amazing stuff from a really fun show.  Thanks, Eric Robles!  And I have I mentioned lately how awesome Tom Warburton is for rounding up artwork on the west coast for us?  Feel free to him so yourself on his blog Warburton Labs. Here’s a link to the Nickelodeon’s Fanboy & Chum Chum to whet your […]

Guest Blogger Tom Warburton: The Right Thing To Do

Guest Blogger Tom Warburton:  The Right Thing To Do

Friends, I don’t need to tell you that our country stands at a crossroads. The two paths before us lead in opposite directions, neither one easier than the other. The first, a road paved with greed and hate, is well trodden. Those traveling this path care not for those less fortunate. They see none but […]

The 2008 ASIFA East Used Animation Art and Underwear Expo

Posted by on Nov 23, 2008 in ASIFA Events | 3 Comments

Reported on by your secretary, Linda Beck. Before I go into my general summary of the 2008 ASIFA East Auction, entertain me for just one paragraph while I expound on the importance of community building. If you’ve just fallen off the turnip truck, let me break some news to you: you are very lucky to […]