NW Animation Festival – Jan 31 Final Deadline

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
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 […]

Easy As Pie – When Animators Film Themselves

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Freelance Corner | No Comments
Easy As Pie – When Animators Film Themselves

A couple Saturdays ago, on Mo-vember 10th (mustache month) I saw the “Rise of the Guardians” at the Museum of Moving Image with some friends. Two of them, Stephen Brooks and Rob Yulfo, are animators who make a video movie-review series. After it ended and we ‘returned’ our 3d glasses, we wandered upstairs to see […]

NEST by Michael J. Ruocco

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in Viewseum | No Comments
NEST by Michael J. Ruocco

Michael J. Ruocco has a star rising in the animation community. Michael’s senior thesis, which we hope to exhibit here very soon, is already generating fan art around the internet art communities. And as a blogger, Michael is involved with at least two notable animation blogs. The author admits to admiring Michael from afar. In […]

NYWIFT Presents Women in Animation: The Business of Creativity

Posted by on Nov 24, 2012 in Industry Events | No Comments

UPDATE: Cyber Monday Sale! Hey everyone – NY Women in Film and Television is having a panel discussion with leading women members of the animation community on Thursday Nov 29. They have cordially invited ASIFA-East members to attend this event and will have a Cyber Monday sale for FREE entry for you and a guest. […]

Residencies at Eyebeam

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Feature Articles | No Comments
Residencies at Eyebeam

Our friends at Eyebeam wanted to let you know about their Residency program: Announcing: 2013 Fellowship and Spring/Summer Residency Calls Eyebeam is pleased to announce its Open Call for 2013 Spring / Summer Residencies and 2013 Fellowships. Up to six Residents and three Fellows will join continuing Fellows and Residents in March 2013 at Eyebeam’s […]

Take A Break!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2012 in Feature Articles, Freelance Corner | No Comments
Take A Break!

If you’re like me, you don’t do this enough.  Kayla Evans sends us this cool infographic full of fun doodles, explaining the importance of taking a break.  Check it out! The original can be found at http://www.learnstuff.com/take-a-break/.

Black Maria Film Festival

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Industry Events | No Comments

Hi everyone!  Just a quick note that The Black Maria Film Festival is accepting entries until Nov 26.  Please visit their site for application  and background information on this popular festival!