NW Animation Festival announces FREE entry until Nov 30

October 15th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

The Northwest Animation Festival is accepting submissions for 2013. The final deadline is Jan 31. Entry is FREE if films are received by Nov 30. The festival will take place on May 17-19 in Portland, Oregon. Organizers expect to screen 125+ films this year — making this the second largest showcase of animated shorts in the the USA. The entry process is fast and simple. Animators are encouraged to send the 20-question entry form via […]

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MetroCAF 2012

October 14th, 2012 by Tristian No Comments »

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruAPRbqCTAU&w=560&h=315] The Metropolitan College Computer Animation Festival is brought to us by the lovely people of the New York–chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery‘s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.  Whew.   The co-chairs of this year’s festival were Jaime Ekkens and Scott Lang, the best pair of prize fighters you could hope for.  On Sept. 28th at the Fashion Institute of Technology, they gave us a collection of about 30 […]

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Too Art for TV 6: Sixth Annual Group Exhibition for the Animation Industry

October 13th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

Too Art for TV has some exciting news to pass on! From Eric Schutzbank, Promotions Director: Too Art for TV 6 is coming up fast and I wanted to share the latest news with you. Bunnycutlet Gallery is pleased to debut its new space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with New York’s premiere art exhibit for the animation industry on Friday, Nov 9th from 6:30 to 10PM. Counting down to the opening, we’re running a Twitter/Facebook campaign called “44 […]

Tonight! ASIFA-East and SVA Present Perpetual Motion Pictures: Screening, Panel, Reunion!!!

October 12th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7pm SVA Beatrice Theater; 333 West 23rd St; NYC ASIFA-East and The School of Visual Arts Animation Department will present the work of Perpetual Motion Pictures between 1970 and 1982 along with the artists who were there at the time. What was Perpetual Motion Pictures, anyway? At its peak, it employed over 70 people to work on ads, programming, 5 Berenstain Bears holiday specials, and Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple […]

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A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman

October 10th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Hey look at what our friend George Nicholis at PMK•BNC sent us!!! Good Morning ASIFA MEMBERS: On behalf of EPIX and Brainstorm Media, we would like to invite you and a guest to the following advance New York press screening of A Liar’s Autobiography – The Untrue Story of Monty Python’s Graham Chapman, presented in 3D. The film will open in select U.S. theaters and premiere on EPIX on November 2nd: Please RSVP to me […]

From a Certain Point of View – The Ottawa International Animation Festival

October 7th, 2012 by Tristian No Comments »

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The Bytowne Theatre – Arrugas Screening.             This is my first visit to the Ottawa International Animation Festival.  It’s been a long hard year, and I was going to thrust myself into the scene.  Many of my ASIFA-East friends have talked about going in the past, and it sounded like a fun, slightly exclusive, adventure that only certain people were bold enough to pursue.  I figured I deserved the trip, dammit, and stepped off the […]

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Ongoing Open Screening Night 10/16/12

October 5th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Need some feedback? Inspiration? A kick in the rear? Our open screening night showcases and critiques works in progress and motivates us all to keep moving forward on our personal work. Bring recent works, works-in-progress, and animation tests (totaling no more than 5 minutes) on DVD and an open mind for constructive comments by your peers! Date: October 16, 2012 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Ace & Son 134 West 26th Street, #603 If possible, please […]

Women In Children’s Media Rebrands as Children’s Media Association

October 3rd, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Our friends at Women in Children’s Media have some very exciting news to share about their organization.  Read on for all the details from Sarah Wallendjack (CMA President (formerly WICM): Big News! In order to better embrace and serve the growing children’s media community, WiCM is becoming the Children’s Media Association!   CMA will continue to provide members with exclusive events and networking opportunities, access to leaders in the field, behind-the-scenes knowledge and, through our new […]

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ASIFA-East and SVA Present An Evening Celebrating Perpetual Motion Pictures!

September 28th, 2012 by dayna No Comments »

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Friday, October 12, 2012 at 7pm SVA Beatrice Theater; 333 West 23rd St; NYC ASIFA-East and The School of Visual Arts Animation Department will present the work of Perpetual Motion Pictures between 1970 and 1982 along with the artists who were there at the time. What was Perpetual Motion Pictures, anyway? At its peak, it employed over 70 people to work on ads, programming, 5 Berenstain Bears holiday specials, and Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple […]

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ASIFA-East and SVA Present An Evening Celebrating Perpetual Motion Pictures!

September 24th, 2012 by dayna 5 Comments »

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ASIFA-East’s very own Candy Kugel has been putting together this amazing night featuring a piece of NY Animation history!  Read on for information from Candy about this wonderful event coming up! It’s all very exciting preparing for the Perpetual Motion Pictures screening, panel and reunion! On Friday, October 12th, ASIFA-East and The School of Visual Arts Animation Department will present the work and artists who worked at Perpetual Motion Pictures between 1970 and 1982. What […]

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