Animated Films by Artists Of Color

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Animated Films by Artists Of Color

ASIFA East is taking submissions for our Animated Film by Artists of Color. Curated by Carrie Hawks (Filmmaker) and Pilar Newton (Filmmaker & Animation Professor)  This is a one time screening and no admissions will be charged. The program will not be screened elsewhere unless permissions is granted by the filmmakers at a later date.  SUBMIT […]

School Of Visual Arts: After School Special

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
School Of Visual Arts: After School Special

Featuring some of School of Visual Arts’ most accomplished film, television, animation, and visual effects alumni, this week-long festival will include screenings, premieres of new work, and behind-the-scenes looks at cinema & television hits and classics, and all events will feature special Q&As with industry insiders.  A full schedule and list of participants is below (subject to change) and can also be […]

LEAP! Pre-Release

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
LEAP! Pre-Release

The Weinstein Company invites ASIFA Members and their Families (Member +3) to a Pre-Release Screening of LEAP! 11-year-old orphan, Félicie has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and […]

Manhattan Bridge Animation: Masstransiscope

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Manhattan Bridge Animation: Masstransiscope

By Iemi Hernandez-Kim When I was a teenager, I’d take the Q into the city for after school activities. Right before the train swept onto the Manhattan bridge, there’ll be an animation on my right side. Shapes! Colors!! Rocket ship!!! This led my way into the mayhem of Manhattan.    So, I decided to ask […]

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 […]

Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

ASIFA-East and the Norwegian Consulate General are proud to present a spotlight on Norwegian Animation!  Click for ASIFA Event listing! This year Odd Is An Egg by Kristin Ulseth is being screened as part of the TriBeCa Film Festival, and is produced through Norway’s largest and most prominent animation studio, Qvisten Animation. It is just one of several international “Animated Shorts: […]

Animators All Around

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Animators All Around

On March 11th 2017, in the chilly Scandinavia House (The Nordic Center In America), the NY International Children’s Film Festival held their first “Animators All Around.” Hosted by festival friend Nic Marshall (of the New Zealand Int’l Film Fest) the panel included directors Mark Osborne (The Little Prince), Elizabeth Ito (2017 short in competition Welcome […]

“The LEGO Batman Movie” Screening with Director Chris McKay

Posted by on Feb 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
“The LEGO Batman Movie” Screening with Director Chris McKay

  The 6th avenue theatre is a buzz.  #Snowstorm is trending in New York City.  I can hear animators in the audience talking shop, about how many storyboards were done that day. Everyone is excited for director Chris MCKay to come out after the screening of The LEGO Batman Movie.  The closer we get the […]

Tinker Tailor Cobbler Thief

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Tinker Tailor Cobbler Thief

On Saturday, September 24th, animation historian John Canemaker sat down with animator Richard Williams to discuss the Museum of Modern Art’s new release of his classic film, The Thief and the Cobbler: A Moment in Time. An animated masterpiece that was started in 1964, worked on for decades, it was never really finished and had […]

David Daniels Strata-Cuts New York

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David Daniels Strata-Cuts New York

“Well, if they don’t want you as an animator, you can always be a camera man.”  And with this bit of encouragement, David Daniels started his NY career at the Broadcast Arts animation studio.  Daniels had just screened Buzz Box as part of his interview, and it was met with mixed results.  Buzz Box (Daniels, […]