The Annecy Siren Film: Matches

Thursday, June 7, 2012

The 2012 Annecy Film Festival is currently under way and the focus this year is on Irish animation. My twitter feed is currently jammed with tweets from folks…

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Recap of the 43rd ASIFA-East Awards Ceremony

Monday, April 30, 2012

Last night (Sunday), ASIFA-East held their 43rd annual awards ceremony at the New School’s Tischman Auditorium. As per usual it was a great night with lots upon lots…

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Wanna Watch 90 Minutes of Animated Shorts from 1978?

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Of course you do. Thanks to the Internet Archive, here’s a VHS rip of the Fantastic Animation Festival from 1978. Reviewer Donfield describes it thus: Good collection of…

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The 42nd ASIFA-East Aniamtion Festival is Just Around the Corner!

Friday, April 29, 2011

  Via: The ASIFA-East Exposure Sheet In fact it’s even closer than that, it’s standing just across the street! Yes, this Sunday (May 1st) plays host to the…

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It’s Comic and Cartoon Time This Weekend in NYC!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Via: MoCCA Starting tomorrow at 9am and continuing through till Sunday evening, the Lexington Ave Armory in New York City will pay host to the annual festival of…

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Is It Time for the New York International Children’s Film Festival Already?

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Via: GKids In a matter of fact, yes it is! Well, in less than a month’s time anyway. I mention it now because the pamphlet arrived yesterday with…

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What Makes Film Festivals Cool

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Via: Azrael’s Merryland This coming Wednesday sees the start of arguably the most important festivals for animation lovers in North America. Every year, Chris Robinson and Co. put…

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Animation in Other Countries

Monday, June 14, 2010

I recently received my first issue of ASIFA Magazine, the quarterly publication of ASIFA International. I served as a great reminder that there is much more to animation…

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Cartoon Brew’s Student Animation festival

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Just a quick note about Cartoon Brew’s Student Animation Festival. It’s a great idea, and one that isĀ  sorely needed. It is a wee bit regretful that only…

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