2013 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival Now Accepting Entries!!

February 6th, 2013 by dayna No Comments »


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 ASIFA-East members are eligible and strongly encouraged to participate in our juror screenings (because it’s fun!).  Now is the time […]

Best of Annecy Program at SVA this Friday!

February 4th, 2013 by Katie Cropper Klein No Comments »


Because who can afford a flight to France these days?  Thanks, SVA!

Kidscreen is in town – Come out and network with us!

February 2nd, 2013 by dayna No Comments »


It’s that time of year again when producers and executives descend upon Manhattan to attend the Kidscreen Summit, a 4 day conference focused on children’s entertainment.  ASIFA-East members are cordially invited to come schmooze and network with industry professionals at these special After Party events!  Don’t forget your business cards!! PS – Get those DVDs ready, this year’s ASIFA-East Animation Festival entry form is almost ready!! NOW is the time to be an ASIFA East member for a […]


Kidscreen Party at The Productive

January 30th, 2013 by dayna No Comments »


ASIFA-East is invited to a very special Kidscreen After Party at The Productive.  There will be drinks, snacks and desserts.  Bring old friends and new connections alike.  RSVP greatly appreciated.  Sponsored by The Productive, Baboon Animation, and Branscome International.  info@theproductivenyc.com


ASIFA-East Presents Taxes for Freelancers with Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA

January 29th, 2013 by dayna 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.  Steven’s done this workshop with us for a few years now, and it’s always a big hit. Bring all your tax questions – we know you have many – and come prepared to sing along! Whether you are a freelancer looking for deductions, or working full time and […]


Stalker Effect

January 24th, 2013 by Tristian No Comments »


On Friday the 18th, the Museum of Moving Image hosted a show called “Special Effect” by the video performance artist Peter Burr. I was attracted by their description “involving laser beams and a hacked Kinect camera” but if there were lasers I missed it, and the Kinect must have had a subtle invisible use. As I wrapped up work for the day, I noticed there was a trailer for the piece, and I’ll be damned […]

NW Animation Festival – Jan 31 Final Deadline

January 22nd, 2013 by dayna No Comments »


Our friends at the Northwest Animation Festival sent us this message!  Get those films in!NW Animation Festival – Jan 31 Final Deadline This year the Northwest Animation Festival will become the largest animation show west of the Mississippi. Organizers plan to screen nearly 150 short films on May 17-19 at the historic Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. The entire program will then repeat on May 31 – June 2 at the Bijou Art Cinemas in […]


Tommy’s Xmas Cartoon Festival!

December 21st, 2012 by Tristian No Comments »


What to expect of tonight’s cartoon festival, based off Gowanus memories… Tom Stathes Cartoon Festival #11 $10 8:00pm 12.20.12 Launchpad 721 Franklin Ave.

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Perspectives on the Business of Animation From Women!

December 3rd, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Last week, ASIFA-Easters were invited to attend a forum entitled Women in …Animation:  The Business of Creativity, sponsored by New York Women in Film and Television.  Formed in 1977, NYWFT is an entertainment industry organization for women, that serves to highlight their achievements, provide training and professional development, and advocate on various issues. Now this forum was one of the most diverse I’ve seen in a while.  These leading ladies of animation came from such […]

Children’s Media Association Holiday Party

December 2nd, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Children’s Media Association has invited ASIFA-East to join them for their annual holiday party! Snowflakes are falling. The New Year is calling. The annual CMA party will be enthralling!   Come raise a glass and celebrate with the Children’s Media Association while you catch up with old friends and meet new ones. When: Thursday, December 6th 7PM – 9PM Where: Elmo Lounge – 156 7th Ave. The more the merrier!  Bring friends and co-workers.  There […]