The 48th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

The 48th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

On Sunday, May 21st, ASIFA East hosted our 48th annual animated film awards at Parsons, The New School for Design, for a lively and excited audience. The films this year were exceptional and many of the filmmakers were in attendance to receive their prizes and praise in person from the local ASIFA East community. Thanks […]

2017 Call for Entries

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Call for entries, Uncategorized | No Comments
2017 Call for Entries

2017 ASIFA East Animated Film Festival Film Call! INSTRUCTIONS Starting Jan 3rd, visit our festival website and submit your film in a two-part submission form. PART ONE outlines your entry information and a link to your (private) film. PART TWO submits your payment options. Entries missing payment will be disqualified. Each film submission requires a […]

Moody Studios Seeks Animated Series Director

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Job Board | No Comments
Moody Studios Seeks Animated Series Director

NY studio looking for Animated Series Director with experience running a CG animated preschool television series, leading a writing team, heading up pre-production team and working with outsource studios. Current project is a pilot animatic production. Please email artists@moodystudios.com with a cover letter, resume and link to reel or portfolio. Website: http://www.moodystudios.com/

Pratt Institute Seeks 2D Animation Instructors for Spring 2017

Posted by on Dec 20, 2016 in Job Board | No Comments
Pratt Institute Seeks 2D Animation Instructors for Spring 2017

  Pratt Institute, Department of Digital Arts: 2D Animation Job Postings for Spring 2017 The Department of Digital Arts in the School of Art and Design at Pratt Institute seeks qualified, artistically minded 2D animation instructors who address the creation and use of traditional and digital animation for artistic expression as well as commercial production. […]

Stop Motion Children’s Instructor Needed

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Job Board | No Comments
Stop Motion Children’s Instructor Needed

SH!NE at HOThead Studios seeks an animator to teach young students the basics of stop motion animation. The 90 minute classes run Monday and Thursday afternoons beginning in September. through December. The animator must be experienced using Dragonframe and the Adobe Suite. The candidate must also have experience working with children. Interested candidates should send […]

Andy Kennedy’s “Slow Wave” Wins ASIFA East Best-In-Show 2016

Andy Kennedy’s “Slow Wave” Wins ASIFA East Best-In-Show 2016

On Sunday May 15th, we held the 47th ASIFA East Animation Festival awards ceremony.  Congratulations to all the winners, thank you to all the contributing filmmakers, and we couldn’t have done it without all of our members.   BEST IN SHOW:  Slow Wave – Andy Kennedy [vimeo 155080375 w=640 h=360]     UPDATE: Photos from […]

It’s a Jungle Out There: Virgile Bage’s “NYPDQ”

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Interviews, Uncategorized | No Comments
It’s a Jungle Out There: Virgile Bage’s “NYPDQ”

by David Howard NYPDQ tackles the dirty streets of New York and the work of two hard-nosed detectives as they clean up the city one case at a time.  Except one of them is a bird so he’s more “hard-beaked.” The other is a rat. In fact, this concrete jungle is full of animals. NYPDQ […]

Job Board: Motion Graphics Artist

Posted by on Nov 22, 2015 in Feature Articles, Job Board | No Comments

Our friends at Eye Pop Productions have a job listing for us!  Please see below for all details and contact information.  Thanks! We are looking for a motion graphics artist to work with us on a feature documentary about the same sex marriage movement.  We are telling the story of the 30 year journey, through court […]

The Peanuts Movie!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2015 in Feature Articles | No Comments
The Peanuts Movie!

Today’s article is written by Monique Henry-Hudson.  We will be showcasing several new bloggers over the next few months! When I first learned that the Peanuts gang was coming to the big screen AND in 3D, I can admit that I was a little nervous. We have seen MANY beloved comic and cartoon characters brought […]

Geesink’s Fantastic Carnival

Geesink’s Fantastic Carnival

Article written by Janelle Miau. Oct. 27, 2015—ASIFA-East celebrated this year’s International Animation Day with the screening of Disney of Duivendrecht, a biopic about charismatic Dutch animator Joop Geesink, whose studio produced thousands of poppenfilmpjes (puppet films) between the 1940s and 1970s. Geesink called his films Dollywood Films, for dolls and Hollywood, four decades before […]