ASIFA-East presents An Evening with BatteryPop!

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East presents An Evening with BatteryPop!

Calling all animators, writers, and creatives! Do you have a show you’re pitching around town, or an idea you’re looking to develop?  You don’t want to miss this event. Join Asifa-East for an exciting evening with the creators of batteryPop, the new online kids network! This is an amazing opportunity to get your work in front […]

Two Weeks Left: Enter the 2013 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival

Two Weeks Left: Enter the 2013 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival

Entry forms are now available for the 2013 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival! Our annual film festival is now taking submissions.  Please download this form for instructions on how to submit your entries.  All films are due  Monday, March 4th.  Late entries must be received no later than Monday, March 11th.  Judging begins Wednesday, March 27th.  All current […]

Taxes for Freelancers with The Singing CPA

Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, joined us once again for a workshop on Taxes this past Wednesday, February 20th, 2013.  Steven has worked with many an animator and professional artist over the years, and being an artist himself – that makes him uniquely qualified to speak on issues that affects artists most as regards taxes, […]

The Importance of Being Signe

The Importance of Being Signe

On Wednesday, Feb 20th, I noticed an intriguing Facebook News Feed item that wasn’t a meme, paid-ad, or desperate-cry-for-help.  Signe Baumane invited people to hob knob with animators in a free screening with a free drink.  The evening was a celebration of New York animators. In the Disney Screening room of all places, which is […]

Job Posting: Speakaboos seeks Production Artist

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Feature Articles, Job Board | No Comments

Our friends at Speakboos are looking for a Production Artist!  Read on for all the details – Job Summary Speakaboos, a fast growing kids digital media service, seeks a detail-oriented Production Artist with 2 to 3 years experience in kid-related media. The Production Artist will work closely with the Art Director to complete visual production […]

New York International Children’s Film Festival

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
New York International Children’s Film Festival

We are so excited to announce that the New York International Children’s Film Festival has generously offered a discount code of $3 off every ticket purchased to ASIFA-East members!  It’s very easy to use –  just add the code before checking out when buying tickets through their site: www.gkids.com/tickets.  This discount code will go out in an […]

Performance and Tax Workshop by The Singing CPA Tonight!

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments

It’s tax time again! Please join ASIFA-East as we welcome Rock Star Accountant Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, to come speak with us on all things taxes.  Just who is The Singing CPA?  Ask Nightline: Steven’s done this workshop with us for a few years now, and it’s always a big hit. Bring all your […]

The Best of Annecy – RESCHEDULED – February 22

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
The Best of Annecy – RESCHEDULED – February 22

Great news!  The School of Visual Arts has rescheduled The Best of Annecy screening to Friday, February 22, 2013.

ASIFA-East Presents An Evening With batteryPop!

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | One Comment
ASIFA-East Presents An Evening With batteryPop!

Calling all animators, writers, and creatives! You don’t want to miss this event. Join Asifa-East for an exciting evening with the creators of batteryPop, the new online kids network! This is an amazing opportunity to get your work in front of the audience it was intended for. No longer does it need to sit in […]

Changes for ASIFA-East!

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Changes for ASIFA-East!

Hello ASIFA-East! It’s the beginning of a new year and we’ve made some changes – good changes – changes in our infrastructure that we hope will help us to improve and to increase our usefulness and relevancy in our community. For some time, Dayna Gonzalez has been tirelessly updating our blog and website while seeking new ways […]