Rebekah Villon @rebekahvillon ?

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  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Ernest & Celestine screening with Benjamin Renner   5 months, 3 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 [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: More About Goofy: Pinto Colvig, Oregon Animation Pioneer   6 months, 3 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 [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: 2012 ASIFA Prize   10 months, 2 weeks ago · View

    ThumbnailOn June 13, 2013, at the Annecy Animation Festival, legendary animator Bruno Bozetto will be awarded the 2012 ASIFA Prize. The award ceremony will be followed by a rare screening of his 1976 masterpiece Allegro Non Troppo. The ASIFA Prize is awarded annually to individuals or organizations that have made a significant contribution to the promotion [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Michel Gagne at The Art Institute of Portland   11 months, 1 week ago · View

    ThumbnailLast Saturday, about 60 people came to hear Michel Gagne speak at The Art Institute of Portland. The event was presented by ASIFA Portland and the Art Institute’s Inkwell Animation Club, and Mr. Gagne shared insights from his career in art and animation. He showed the evolution of The Saga of Rex from illustrations, to a [...]

  • Congratulations to everyone who’s film was selected for Annecy! Bill Plympton and I will be hosting Annecy + again this year so if your film was not selected you have a second chance by submitting it to the ANNECY + selection committee. e-mail me at: nik@niksprocket.org and I will answer questions and tell you where [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Orcas Island Handmade Film Camp Show & Tell   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    Summery Greetings! Last month we went to a weeklong handmade film camp on Orcas Island and you’re invited to our screening of the results – 7pm Thursday, August 16 @ Northern 414 1/2 Legion Way downtown Olympia, WA Northern Flickers presents Orcas Island Handmade Film Camp Show & Tell Ruth Hayes & Devon Damonte a [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: An Evening with Bill Plympton   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    This Wednesday, our friends at the Northwest Film center are hosting an evening with legendary animator Bill Plympton. In their words: New York’s (and Portland’s) own Bill Plympton is a unique icon in the world of independent animation. His wacked-out humor and astonishing productivity (he incredibly hand-draws every frame of his work) are singularly his [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Floating World Animation Festival presents DMTV2   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    DMTV2 is a collection of experimental and psychedelic animation from around the world. The emphasis is on non-commercial work; we seek pure vision. Some of the films push visual noise and glitch to the limit while others reach a peak of ambient degaussed bliss. Highlights include David O’Reilly’s latest award winning film, The External World, [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival next weekend!   2 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailNext weekend is the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, and the Northwest Film Center has a whole weekend of screenings, discussions, parties, and more! On Saturday, they’ll be hosting a filmmaking barcamp. For those of you that have attended BeTween PDX, the format will be familiar, and it’s a great way to connect with local filmmakers. And on [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: October Animation-o-Rama!   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    Get out your calendars, because October is a full month! September 23-30th: Spike and Mike’s New Generation Animation Festival is screening nightly at Cinema 21. October 2nd: ASIFA Portland is proud to partner with Fashionbuddha, AEPDX, 3DPDX, and the OMPA to bring you Tron Legacy: Byte by Byte. GMUNK takes apart the VFX of Tron [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: September Second Saturday Sketch   2 years, 7 months ago · View

    2nd Sat Sketch, September: @ the Zoo with Portland Urban Sketchers Come join us next month, September 10th for some drawing at the zoo! This month we’re welcoming members of Portland Urban Sketchers ( http://urbansketchers-portland.blogspot.com/) to partake in the fun.  ASIFA members, meet up at the front at 10am for a $5 entry.  Or come whenever you [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Second Saturday Sketch in August   2 years, 8 months ago · View

    2nd Sat Sketch: August 20th! Due to our ever-popular Summer Social being on the 13th, we’ve moved our sketch outing to the 3rd Saturday.  We’ll be gathering at Tanner Springs Park at NW 11th and Marshall at 2pm.  Some of us will be animating in our sketchbooks like last month, and you’re welcome to do [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: ASIFA Summer Social   2 years, 8 months ago · View

    Our annual ASIFA Summer Social is just around the corner! On Saturday, August 13th, we’ll be convening at Marilyn Zornado’s church in St. Johns for our annual summer social- there will be games, raffle items, bbq, snowcones, music, beer, a silent auction, and, of course, one of Jeff’s incredible pinatas. And, naturally, we’ll find a [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: RACC/NYFA presentation on resources and funding for artists   2 years, 8 months ago · View

    A Program Officer from Artspire, a project of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will present on Artspire/NYFA’s fundraising and support programs available nationwide for artists in all disciplines at every stage in their careers.
    Eleanor Whitney, Program Officer for External Affairs and Fiscal Sponsorship will give a presentation that is geared to individual artists across disciplines and emerging arts [...]
  • The Hollywood Theatre Presents Animate It! a DIY Stop-Motion Class for Youth
    Animate It!  provides an overview of the basics of stop-motion animation for youth ages 7-11. Students will create animated shorts inspired by Jim Henson’s, The Muppets and will explore techniques for sound design and voice acting. The finished films will be debuted on the big screen before our Sunday screening [...]
  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Second Saturday Sketch July   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    Lets meet at 10:30am at the Rose Garden gift shop at Washington Park this Saturday, July 9th.  Bring a sketchbook with lots of empty pages, whatever pens and pencils you’d like to use, and probably a sack lunch.  After gathering, we’ll find a spot to sit and animate in the sunshine or part sunshine, whatever [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Shorts3   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    Thumbnail ASIFA Portland proudly announces Shorts3, an afternoon of animation with Portland legends Joan Gratz, Marilyn Zornado, and Jim Blashfield, hosted by Dennis Nyback. On July 24, at 1pm, at Cinema 21, we’ll be viewing new and recent works from these ground-breaking and award-winning artists, with audience Q/A and discussion. This event is free to members [...]

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: 38th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Call for Entries   2 years, 10 months ago · View

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    Northwest Film Center Announces
    38TH NORTHWEST FILMMAKERS’ FESTIVAL
    Call for Entries Deadline: August 1, 2011
    The Northwest Film Center asks Northwest filmmakers to send their recent work for consideration for the 38th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival.
    The entry deadline is Monday August 1, 2011 (postmark).
    The Festival runs November 11-19, 2011.
    Formerly known as the Northwest Film & Video Festival, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival continues [...]
  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: Best of Ottawa Screening   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    ThumbnailThe NW Film Center will be screening the best of the 2010 Ottawa International Animation Festival. It’s showing on July 13th and 14th at the Whitsell Auditorium in the art museum, and includes some great animation. For more info, and to buy tickets, visit: http://www.nwfilm.org/screenings/35/350/

  • Rebekah Villon wrote a new blog post: June Second Saturday Sketch – Rose Parade!   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    How many chances do we get to sketch a parade? We found the opportunity irresistible. So we’ll be meeting at 9am on the corner of NE MLK and Halsey, and will walk together to find a good viewing spot. Join other members and polish your life drawing skills, while enjoying the Rose Parade! If you [...]

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