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

November 5th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »


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 […]

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 […]

New Events Calendar

October 25th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Just a quick heads up on our new Events Calendar:   We’ve always collected a listing of Animation related events in the East Coast Area on our website.  I came across a new plugin recently that changes the format entirely.  It’s now an official Events Calendar layout, which you can choose to view like a Posterboard, by Day, Week, or Month, or Agenda.  It’s also completely categorized, with Google maps, and sharing ability.  It’s a comprehensive […]

The ASIFA-East 2012 Signal Film by Kristen Chiappone and Chris Conforti

October 24th, 2012 by Emmett No Comments »

43 Signal Film 7

The Viewseum is back up and running! Our first entry for the new season comes to us from Kristen Chiappone and Chris Conforti. The ASIFA-East 2012 Signal Film, made especially for ASIFA-East’s most recent animation festival. Opening with an image of the Brooklyn Bridge, with Manhattan in the background, we are taken under the sea…well technically, under the Hudson River, but who cares? Anyway, in a world only animation can present to us, a Mermaid […]

Memorial for Tissa David 10/23/12

October 22nd, 2012 by dayna No Comments »


On Tuesday October 23rd at 7pm, a memorial will be held for the late, great animator, Tissa David. It will take place in New York at the Academy Lighthouse Theater. The program will include five speakers and will have a fair share of clips from the many films Tissa animated. These include: Eggs, Everybody Rides the Carousel, Cockaboody, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Candide, The Soldier’s Tale, The Red Shoes, Lyle Lyle Crocodile, The Marzipan Pig, […]

Presenting DESERT ISLAND Gary Leib Halloween Window 2012!

October 17th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »


Gary Lieb sends us the following spooky news!! I have made a detailed and spooky Halloween window installation at Desert Island Comics, 540 Metropolitan Ave in Williamsburg Brooklyn, open 7 days a week. The window will be up thru November. New this year, screen prints and stencil prints for sale in the shoppe. Please come and browse the variety of lanterns, pumpkins and monsters available, all hand made by yours truly. Please visit my picture […]

A Night With Perpetual Motion Pictures

October 16th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Attending the Perpetual Motion Pictures Retrospective was like being given a seat at the dinner table of 6 dear friends reminiscing on all the good times and hilarious experiences they’d had together. It was a joyous look at not only a studio but also a place where lasting friendships were made, and out of which tremendous talent flowed. On Friday, October 12, 2012, ASIFA-East and the School of Visual Arts Animation Department held a screening, […]

NW Animation Festival announces FREE entry until Nov 30

October 15th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

The Northwest Animation Festival is accepting submissions for 2013. The final deadline is Jan 31. Entry is FREE if films are received by Nov 30. The festival will take place on May 17-19 in Portland, Oregon. Organizers expect to screen 125+ films this year — making this the second largest showcase of animated shorts in the the USA. The entry process is fast and simple. Animators are encouraged to send the 20-question entry form via […]

MetroCAF 2012

October 14th, 2012 by Tristian No Comments »

"Eternity" by Byunghoon Han

The Metropolitan College Computer Animation Festival is brought to us by the lovely people of the New York–chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery‘s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.  Whew.   The co-chairs of this year’s festival were Jaime Ekkens and Scott Lang, the best pair of prize fighters you could hope for.  On Sept. 28th at the Fashion Institute of Technology, they gave us a collection of about 30 different short […]

Too Art for TV 6: Sixth Annual Group Exhibition for the Animation Industry

October 13th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Too Art for TV has some exciting news to pass on! From Eric Schutzbank, Promotions Director: Too Art for TV 6 is coming up fast and I wanted to share the latest news with you. Bunnycutlet Gallery is pleased to debut its new space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with New York’s premiere art exhibit for the animation industry on Friday, Nov 9th from 6:30 to 10PM. Counting down to the opening, we’re running a Twitter/Facebook campaign called “44 […]