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  • Temris Ridge wrote a new blog post: Karaoke Sketch   1 week, 4 days ago · View

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    ASIFA Karaoke Sketch
    Saturday, April 26th, 8:30 pm The Alibi
    4024 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227
    Join us at the always-fun ASIFA Karaoke sketch gathering! Bring your sketchbook and join us for some drinking, drawing, and singing! (singing optional)

  • Mike A. Smith wrote a new blog post: Classics From Studio Ghibli   1 month ago · View

    ThumbnailThe NW Film Center is playing several Studio Ghibli classics throughout the month of March! Some showings have come and gone already but there are still many more! Be sure to experience these films on the big screen before they’re gone. Hope to see you there! Remaining showings are: Only Yesterday Saturday, March 15th at 2:00 pm [...]

  • Temris Ridge wrote a new blog post: Animation Meet & Greet   1 month, 1 week ago · View

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    Spring 2014 ASIFA Portland
    Animation Meet & Greet!

    Thursday, March 27th 7pm Lucky Lab Beer Hall 1945 NW Quimby St. It’s time for our first Meet & Greet of 2014! Join us at the Lucky Lab Beer Hall (In Northwest) to grab a pint, share some stories, catch up on things and maybe meet some new faces. We’d love to [...]

  • Louis Gaty became a registered member   1 month, 1 week ago · View

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Persistence of Vision   3 months, 4 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail On Wednesday December 18th at 7:30pm, the new documentary Persistence of Vision screens at the Hollywood Theatre. Advance tickets are here. Striving to make the best animated film of all time, visionary animator Richard Williams (Oscar-winning animation director of Who Framed Roger Rabbit ) toiled for more than three decades on his masterpiece, The Thief and the Cobbler – only [...]

  • Melissa became a registered member   4 months, 3 weeks ago · View

  • ThumbnailASIFA Portland presents: How to Finish an Animated Film: Featuring: Mike A. Smith’s “Cooped”, Temris Ridge’s “Zombie Fairy”, work from Sam Niemann, and more! Saturday, Dec 7th, 7pm 5th Avenue Cinema 510 SW Hall St, Portland Cost: Free!* Come enjoy a screening of works in progress and a discussion of the process of starting and finishing an animated film on [...]

  • Beth Gavigan became a registered member   4 months, 4 weeks ago · View

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Ernest & Celestine screening with Benjamin Renner   5 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail GKIDS and ASIFA Portland proudly present ERNEST & CELESTINE, the César Award-winning animated feature and Official Selection of the Cannes International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and Los Angeles Film Festival. Based on the popular books by Belgian author Gabrielle Vincent, ERNEST & CELESTINE tells the tale of an unlikely friendship that spans worlds [...]

  • Rob Bekuhrs wrote a new blog post: ASIFA presents an Evening with David Daniels   5 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailOn Saturday Nov. 9 , please join us for a stirring presentation about the art, business and life-in-animation of local pioneer David Daniels. He’ll present personal work history with verbal and visual stories, and bring some displays of his own innovative methods for making things move in unusual and utterly fascinating ways. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to take [...]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Animated Arts PDX: Gallery Show and Drink & Draw   5 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailCome join us for a celebration of art, animation and drawing! Animated Arts PDX is a one-night-only exhibition of creations by local animators and illustrators — PLUS a fantastic revue of live performrs gathered together for a unique “drinking and drawing” party upstairs. There will be hoopers, a juggler, a contortionist and Aikido demonstrations! (Don’t forget [...]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: 2013 Animation Show of Shows!   5 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailIt’s that time of year again! Ron Diamond is bringing a cream-of-the-crop batch of new animated shorts to Cinema 21 . The show takes place at 10:30am this Sunday, November 3…. Don’t forget about Daylight Savings Time! FREE! Come for the animation, migrate to McMenamins afterwards for a nosh. For more info on what you’ll see, click the [...]

  • Tobin Fields became a registered member   6 months, 2 weeks ago · View

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: More About Goofy: Pinto Colvig, Oregon Animation Pioneer   6 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailASIFA Portland and Oregon Cartoon Institute present… More About Goofy: Pinto Colvig, Oregon Animation Pioneer “I didn’t know when I was going to school whether I wanted to be a clown, draw cartoons, write, hobo, or be a musician. So I wrapped it all up and made stew out of it.” Pinto Colvig Born in Jacksonville, Oregon [...]

  • Temris Ridge wrote a new blog post: Monsters In The Thrift Store   7 months, 1 week ago · View

    ThumbnailASIFA Portland, Pacific Northwest College of Art and MAGDolls Hair parlor presents: Monsters in the Thrift Store Day of Painting Saturday, Sept 28th 2pm – 5pm Select one or more pieces of art from your favorite thrift store. Bring it and your own art supplies and we’ll add in whatever fantastical creatures, beasts, monsters, robots, or fairies that you desire. [...]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Best of the 2013 NW Animation Fest   7 months, 1 week ago · View

    Thumbnail BEST OF THE NW ANIMATION FESTIVAL 12 audience favorites, one night only Date: Saturday Sept 7 @ 7pm Length: 98min Venue: Hollywood Theatre Address: 4122 NW Sandy Blvd, Portland OR 97212 Tickets: $10 general admission CLICK HERE to buy tickets NW Animation Fest presents twelve of this year’s best animated shorts from around the world! Here’s some of what you’ll see… An eccentric thief eats the paintings [...]

  • Temris Ridge wrote a new blog post: Oregon Zoo Sketch Crawl   8 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail On Saturday, August 24th join us for another zoo sketch crawl!  Bring whatever art supplies you desire, maybe a lunch, slap on some sunscreen, and we’ll share some art time. Please procure your own ticket and meet us just by the mountain goats at 10:30 (or just find everybody later, if you need to get there later). [...]

  • Rob Bekuhrs wrote a new blog post: ASIFA Summer Ice Cream Social 2013   9 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    Thumbnail Summer has arrived, and ASIFA Portland invites you to our ICE CREAM SOCIAL Saturday, July 27 2 to 5pm This is our yearly big gathering where we welcome all members of the animation community and it’s friends and family.  Help us bust up a piñata, tap some croquet balls around the yard, animate with sharpies and notecards, throw waterballoons around, [...]

  • admin wrote a new blog post: Handmade Monsters: The Masters of Practical Effects   9 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailThis month the Hollywood Theatre is presenting a series of four films that revolutionized special effects before the advent of computer animation… Handmade Monsters: The Masters of Practical Effects . Stop-motion animation fans should be particularly excited by this ultra-rare chance to see the original King Kong on 35mm! …As well as Ray Harryhausen’s classic Cyclops vs. Dragon showdown [...]

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