Take A Break!

November 17th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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If you’re like me, you don’t do this enough.  Kayla Evans sends us this cool infographic full of fun doodles, explaining the importance of taking a break.  Check it out! The original can be found at http://www.learnstuff.com/take-a-break/.

Black Maria Film Festival

November 16th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Hi everyone!  Just a quick note that The Black Maria Film Festival is accepting entries until Nov 26.  Please visit their site for application  and background information on this popular festival!

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The Greatest Animated Film Never Made

November 13th, 2012 by Richard 3 Comments »

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Persistence of Vision Review of Kevin Schreck’s new documentary, by Richard Gorey There’s something so compelling about genius, to us mortals who might never achieve such dizzying heights. There’s something even more compelling about failure, which fascinates people in a very different way, as when we find ourselves slowing down to examine a wreck on the side of the freeway. Frightened by what we might see, we look anyway, don’t we—  experiencing that contradictory mixture […]

One Plus Hub Animation Industry Networking Event 11/15/12!

November 13th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Thursday, Nov. 15th 7pm-10pm Where: Professor Thom’s 219 2nd Avenue, NY, NY 10003 Special Guests Include: Lisa Goldman of Women in Animation Linda Beck of ASIFA-East Sarah Wallendjack of Children’s Media Association No need to register or RSVP – just show up! Sponsored by One Plus Hub!

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A Liar’s Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman

November 12th, 2012 by Emmett No Comments »

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Written by Emmett Goodman and Written by Trisitian Goik Well, in all honesty, I don’t like very long film titles. But if there was one that summed up an entire movie precisely, it is this. A Liar’s Autobiography is a multi-animated romp through the life of Graham Chapman. Based upon Graham Chapman’s own autobiography, the film is directed by Bill Jones, Ben Timlett, and Jeff Simpson, and is produced with 14 different animation studios. We […]

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ParaNorman Screening and Q & A

November 11th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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INVITE YOU AND A GUEST TO A SCREENING IN 3D OF PARANORMAN Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler Written by Chris Butler Voice Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Elaine Stritch, Bernard Hill, Jodelle Ferland, Tempestt Bledsoe, Alex Borstein, and John Goodman WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 7:00 PM CLEARVIEW CHELSEA CINEMAS 260 West 23rd Street (Just East of 8th Avenue) Immediately following the screening there will […]

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Rise of the Guardians: Special Preview Screening

November 9th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Happy Friday ASIFA-Easters!  Here’s a special message and discount from our friends at the Museum of the Moving Image: Museum of the Moving Image has an event this weekend that will be of interest to animators and fans of animation: two preview screenings of DreamWorks Animation’s RISE OF THE GUARDIANS. Saturday’s screening is extra special, with an introduction of the film by executive producer Guillermo del Toro, director Patrick Ramsey, production designer Patrick Hanenberger, and […]

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Animation in New York City: Networking Event

November 5th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Thursday, Nov. 15th 7pm-10pm Where: Professor Thom’s 219 2nd Avenue, NY, NY 10003 Special Guests Include: Lisa Goldman of Women in Animation Linda Beck of ASIFA-East Sarah Wallendjack of Children’s Media Association No need to register or RSVP – just show up! Sponsored by One Plus Hub!

East Coast Premiere of “Persistence of Vision 11/9/12

November 5th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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This Friday, November 9th, New Yorkers are in for a real treat!  Director and Producer Kevin Schreck will be in town for a special Q & A after the East Coast Premiere of  “Persistence of Vision”,  a feature-length documentary about the greatest animated film never made, and an official selection of this year’s DOC NYC, New York’s leading documentary film festival. To order tickets: http://bit.ly/PoVDOCNYC WHEN: Friday, November 9th, 9:15 PM. WHERE: The SVA Theatre […]

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Unofficial ASIFA-East Sketch Trip to the Museum of Natural History!

November 5th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Join me this Saturday 11/10/12 at noon in a group sketch trip to the Museum of Natural History. I originally scheduled this as a Bronx Zoo trip but it’s too cold to be sketching outdoors. So the museum it is! The Museum is located at 79th Street and Central Park West and is easily reached by public transportation. Let’s meet in the lobby at noon and we can go in as a group. Admission is […]