Category Archives: Indies

News related to a local independent animator or artist.

Annual Winter Screening

ASIFA-SF Presents Independent Animators Friday, January 13, 7:30 PM It’s time once again for our annual Open Screening for Independent Animators at the Exploratorium’s McBean Theatre, We expect a great evening of new work by local artists and friends from around the … Continue reading

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Kids Making Kartoons!

“Imagine That” Screening December 17, 2011 5:30 – 8:00 pm “Imagine That” is an animation screening curated by Sarah Klein that features kid-made cartoons, suitable for adults, and adult-made animations fitting for kids. Featuring a variety of techniques and approaches these … Continue reading

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Voice Acting for Animation!

ASIFA-SF’s Next Event • Sunday, Sept. 25, 2pm One of the most crucial, but least understood aspects of animation is voice acting—what skills are needed, how to find work, how to hire the right cast. ASIFA-SF presents a panel discussion with … Continue reading

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A Letter from South America

  Dear Animators, Animarte 6, the 6th annual Animarte International Animation Festival is receiving submissions until October 15th, 2011. Animarte 6 is open to animated and mixed media shorts with a duration of 15 minutes or less. There is no … Continue reading

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When Walt Was Animating

Rare Early Disney Films come to San Francisco It’s an exciting stretch of summer screenings for animation fans over the next few weeks, featuring live appearances to boot! First up is a showing of rare Walt Disney’s Laugh-O-Grams at the Castro … Continue reading

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Stayin’ Cool in July

Animation at the Frozen Film Festival in SF Catch a showcase of the year’s “best new independent avant-garde pop culture films.” On Friday July 8, 10:30PM, The Roxie Theater presents, Best Animated Shorts of 2011 including Surviving Hunger by Song … Continue reading

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Local Boy Makes Good (Film)

Charlie Corriea is a San Francisco native with deep roots in the city—and he’s also one of ASIFA-SF’s own. So we were very pleased to hear that he’s just been awarded “Best Emerging Filmmaker” at the Mendocino Film Festival. “I … Continue reading

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ASIFA-SF Show Friday!

Our annual screening of Student and Independent films takes place this Friday, June 17 at 7:30pm at the McBean Theater in San Francisco’s Exploratorium. It’ll be an exciting, varied show, including (clockwise from left) Green Ninja (SJSU students); Little Deaths … Continue reading

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Insert Your Film Here

ASIFA-SF Annual Open Screening Featuring Student and Independent Animation WORK WANTED! If you’ve got a new animated work on DVD or 16mm, bring to the Exploratorium on June 17 at 7:30pm to share with an enthusiastic crowd of fellow animators and … Continue reading

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Make Mine ‘Mation

Maker Faire: The World’s Largest DIY Festival San Mateo, May 21-22 There’s all sorts of creative work and inspiration on tap at this two-day, family-friendly event to MAKE, create, learn, invent, CRAFT, recycle, think, play, and be inspired by celebrating … Continue reading

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