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

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in Industry Events | No Comments
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

Posted by on Jan 24, 2013 in Feature Articles | No Comments
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

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 […]