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

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

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 […]

Best of Annecy Program at SVA this Friday!

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Best of Annecy Program at SVA this Friday!

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

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

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

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 […]

Kidscreen Party at The Productive

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
Kidscreen Party at The Productive

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

Posted by on Jan 29, 2013 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
ASIFA-East Presents Taxes for Freelancers with Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA

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 […]

Stalker Effect

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Stalker Effect

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 […]

NW Animation Festival – Jan 31 Final Deadline

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NW Animation Festival – Jan 31 Final Deadline

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 […]

Tommy’s Xmas Cartoon Festival!

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in ASIFA Events, Industry Events | No Comments
Tommy’s Xmas Cartoon Festival!

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.

Perspectives on the Business of Animation From Women!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in Feature Articles | 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 […]

Children’s Media Association Holiday Party

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in Industry Events | 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 […]