ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Rocko’s Modern Life painted Title Card and original signed art!

December 2nd, 2011 by Linda | No Comments »


(Linda Beck) Just two weeks until our auction! This is an original, hand-painted title page from Rocko’s Modern Life!  (Season 3, episode 12:  An Elk for Heffer”.) The colour looks a little wonky in the jpg.  It’s in great condition! And here’s some original, signed at!

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signed Puppet Heap Puppet!

December 2nd, 2011 by Linda | No Comments »


(Linda Beck) This guy is even cooler in person.  Signed by creator, Paul Anrejco!  Thanks, Puppet Heap, for the donation!

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signed Fanboy & Chum Chum toys and original art!

December 2nd, 2011 by Linda | No Comments »


Amazing stuff from a really fun show.  Thanks, Eric Robles!  And I have I mentioned lately how awesome Tom Warburton is for rounding up artwork on the west coast for us?  Feel free to him so yourself on his blog Warburton Labs. Here’s a link to the Nickelodeon’s Fanboy & Chum Chum to whet your appetite with some clips!

Job Listing: 9th Grade Mid-Winter Institute Production Facilitator – The Cinema School

December 2nd, 2011 by dayna | No Comments »

Derrick Cameron of The Ghetto Film School sends us this job posting.  If qualified, please contact him at the email address below. The Ghetto Film School Job Description – October 2011 9th Grade Mid-Winter Institute Production Facilitator – The Cinema School The Ghetto Film School (GFS), is an award-winning independent film organization located in the South Bronx, USA.  It has partnered with The Cinema School (TCS), which is a selective school in the South Bronx […]

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signed Dave Roman & Raina Telgemeier Stuff!

November 30th, 2011 by Linda | No Comments »


Astronaut Academy Vol 1: Zero Gravity – first edition with special foil cover! SIGNED & sketched in with silver ink by creator Dave Roman! Self-published teaser comic for Smile (8 pages in length), signed by creator Raina Telgemeier Original bunny drawing by Dave Roman, 6″x8.5″ Two posters for the on-line comic Teen Boat by Dave Roman and John Green, both signed and sketched on by Dave Roman Special Insert page from Nickelodeon Magazine’s “The Best […]

NW ANIMATION FESTIVAL 2012: Call For Submissions

November 30th, 2011 by dayna | No Comments »


From our friends at Northwest:  The NW Animation Festival is now accepting entries for 2012. Films from anywhere in the world are welcome. The event will be held in Portland Oregon on the weekend of May 18-19. Early deadline December 15, final deadline April 1. See website for details: ABOUT THE FESTIVAL In our first year, we screened 78 films from 9 countries, including two from Oscar nominees. We aim to make our second […]

Vacuum Attraction by Morgan Miller

November 28th, 2011 by Emmett | No Comments »


Warning: NSFW. Contains graphic nudity, swearing, and a sexual reference to Bea Arthur. I first saw Vacuum Attraction several months ago at a screening, and thought it was one of the better films of the evening. This was primarily because the screening had too many dark and dramatic films, and not enough comedic films. Vacuum Attraction is a funny film that fearlessly takes a perverted and bizarre act, and milks out just enough to keep […]

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Karen Aqua art!

November 22nd, 2011 by Linda | No Comments »


Karen’s husband, Ken Field, has graciously donated an amazing piece of art from her amazing film “Kakania“.  This will definitely be a popular item so save your pennies now! If you missed ASIFA-East’s Tribute to Karen Aqua this past October, take a look at Tristian Goik’s summary here.

ASIFA-East Animation Art Auction Teaser! Signe Baumane art!

November 21st, 2011 by Linda | No Comments »


ASIFA- East is lucky to have not one, but TWO item donations from celebrated animator and artist Signe Baumane! An original painting!  A great holiday gift to give to one of your walls or someone else’s! And an original cel from her film “Dentist!”

I don’t have a Smart Phone… and other ways I save money as a freelancer.

November 21st, 2011 by dayna | 2 Comments »

This is the second in a series of articles on freelancer issues.  I hope that by focusing on the life of a freelancer and the everyday challenges that entails, it will foster discussion and feedback that may in turn help all of us.  — Dayna Gonzalez Yes, I don’t have a smart phone.  And yes, I’m perfectly ok with that.  Really.  Am I afraid that if I get an iPhone I’ll never go back?  Oh […]