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, […]

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 […]