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OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL SEEKS SUBMISSIONS FOR 2018

The Festival, North America’s leading animation event, is accepting film entries for their competition. Entries are due May 25 and there is no entry fee for the September 26-30 event. They seek inventive, mesmerizing, and provocative art that fits into … Continue reading

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PREVIEW OF ‘EARLY MAN’ WAS A LAUGH FILLED EVENT

The largest hall in the Kabuki was filled with laughter from people enjoying a very silly film worthy of an Oscar with a grinning face on it. The film is a goofy story free of the body sounds and pointless jokes based on current pop culture that are all too common in animated Hollywood features. Instead this unique looking clay animation was filled with timeless humor that should remain delightful well into the future. Continue reading

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RIP BUD LUCKEY

Bud Luckey (1934-2018) Bud was a wonderful person. I first met him at a party at Imagination Inc., an animation company in N. Beach run by Jeff Hale and John Magnuson. He hung out with musicians at Earthquake McGoon’s Saloon … Continue reading

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DEAR LAPSED ASIFA-SF MEMBER:

Take the leap! Rejoin our association.

Don't miss the members' events coming up or getting future issues of our informative newsletter.

Go to the ASIFA-SF website to rejoin our association.
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WATCH THE ANNIE AWARDS, LIVE!

THIS IS ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD’S MAJOR EVENT OF THE YEAR THE ONLY FESTIVAL IN THE U.S. HONORING THE ANIMATION INDUSTRY + SOME WORK BY INDEPENDENTS & STUDENTS Sat. Feb.3, 7pm http://annieawards.org/watch-it-live/ Share on Facebook

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UPDATE: DON’T MISS SEEING THE OSKAR FISCHINGER TRIPTICH RAUMLICHTKUNST

The free exhibit, the West Coast premiere screening run, has been held over until Feb. 10. Continue reading

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OUR NEXT ASIFA-SF EVENT: THE 5 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS

OUR NEXT ASIFA-SF EVENT WILL BE THE 5 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS, an event with Ron Diamond in late February, hopefully with some of the creative talent present. As we go to press we await confirmation about our using a corporate … Continue reading

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AUDIENCE AWARDS FROM THE 2017 SPRING SHOWCASE OF ANIMATION

The 90 minute program of 32 films was well received by an appreciative audience.  There was considerable applause for every film and occasional laughter.  Ten of the artists took part in an informative Q & A.  The program ranged from a brief film with delightful cutout figures by 4th graders from the Diane Feinstein Elementary School to exquisite artwork in the two films by Little Fluffy Clouds (Jerry van de Beek and Betsy de Fries, https://www.littlefluffyclouds.com).

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VINCE COLLIN’S “200” IS FEATURED ON A US NATIONAL ARCHIVE BLOG

Vince is a local talent who went to the SF Art Institute and worked at Palmer Labs for many years as an animator/cameraman. He has a large body of animation on the internet including his outrageous recent work. I showed … Continue reading

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San Francisco Animation Shows in April 2017

San Francisco International Film Festival, April 5 – 19 The longest-running film festival in the Americas, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM Festival) is an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery and innovation in one of the country’s most beautiful … Continue reading

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