An evening with batteryPop Recap

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in ASIFA Events, Feature Articles | No Comments
An evening with batteryPop Recap

BatteryPop met with animators, writers, and folks of all creative types this past Monday at M1-5 downtown on Walker Street.  This exciting new online kids network is dedicated to getting your kids shows directly in front of the audience it was intended for.   I was bowled over by their presentation and judging from the audience Q […]

Opening weekend of the NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival

Posted by on Mar 3, 2013 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Opening weekend of the NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival

The thoroughly charming and brilliant Ernest & Celestine had its US premiere at the New York international Children’s Film Festival Friday night.  Children and adults packed the house to watch this wonderful film from the producers of The Secret of Kells and The Triplet’s of Belleville.  This film is a beautiful illustration of the power […]

ASIFA-East Presents An Evening with batteryPop 3/4 at M1-5

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East Presents An Evening with batteryPop 3/4 at M1-5

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 […]

Still time left: Enter the 2013 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival!

Still time 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 […]

Job Posting: Character Designer and Storyboard Artist

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Feature Articles, Job Board | No Comments

Another job posting! – My name is Sascha Ciezata and I am a Brooklyn based animator beginning a new independent animation project. The script is in a good place for me to begin looking for some conceptual artists to help me. It’s an adaptation of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness set in New York City with […]

Job Posting: Full Time Designer

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Feature Articles, Job Board | No Comments

Out of the Blue is an award-winning, market leader in children’s content development, production, licensing and merchandising with a proven track record for success (www.outoftheblueenterprises.com). We are looking for a full-time designer (specializing in photoshop and illustrator) to provide design support on our existing and new properties, including Super Why and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Duties: Assist Creative Director […]

Richard Williams Retrospective at the 92Y Tribeca

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
Richard Williams Retrospective at the 92Y Tribeca

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday February 27th, 2013 – Friday, March 1st, 2013, the 92Y Tribeca will celebrate the 80th birthday of animation’s great Richard Williams with a retrospective of screenings.  Who Framed Roger Rabbit will start the series off with an introduction by animator/screenwriter Richard Gorey.  The Little Island plus other animated shorts will play on […]

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, […]