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Exclusive Virtual Cinema Run Anthology Film Archives In New YorkBegins November 25, 2020 Reviewed by Thyronne Millaud-Renowned Polish artist and filmmaker Mariusz Wilczyński drags us along a bleak, gritty, confusing, and deeply personal journey through his psyche, memories, and musings in his festival award-winning first feature KILL IT AND LEAVE THIS TOWN. Employing an almost child-like, lo-fi […]

Review of Away

AWAY follows a young boy after a mysterious crash landing, as he travels across an island on a motorcycle, trying to escape a dark spirit and return home. Directed, written, edited, and produced by Gints Zilbalodis Away takes us on an imaginative adventure without words, where the symbolic images of danger, fear, and hope reside. […]

ASIFA-Hollywood AEF Faculty Grants

   ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announced they are accepting applications for the 2017 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Deadline to apply is Monday, February 6 at 12:00 p.m. […]

43rd Annie Award Nominations Announced

 The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 43rd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit The Annie Awards cover 36 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Feature-Independent (new this year), Special Productions, Commercials, Short Subjects, Student Films […]

10 Animated Shorts Advance In 2015 OSCAR® Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®.  Sixty pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:  “Bear Story (Historia De Un Oso),” Gabriel Osorio, director, and Pato Escala, producer (Punkrobot Animation Studio) “Carface […]

20 Animated Features Submitted for 2014 Oscar® Race

Twenty features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 87th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Big Hero 6” “The Book of Life” “The Boxtrolls” “Cheatin’” “Giovanni’s Island” “Henry & Me” “The Hero of Color City” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” “Jack and the […]



Viola Davis Shines In Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom