Monday, July 9, 2012
San Diego Comicon
If any of you plan to visit the San Diego Comicon this week, check out the attractions sponsored by ASIFA/Hollywood. Thursday evening, July 12, join us from 6pm to 9pm along with Technicolor, One Plus Hub, The Producer’s Guild of America/New Media Council and the Summit Talent & Literary Agency in the Keg Room at the Yard House for our annual San Diego Comic-Con Beer Bust! For information and location of the Yard House in San Diego click here. The first 400 beers are FREE! Meet, connect, hang out, and enjoy the worldwide animation community that will come together for this fantastic event. There’s no need to RSVP for this event. Just show up! Friday * State of the Industry Room 32AB, July 13, 2:00pm – 3:00pm What do the professionals think of the animation scene today? Is 2D ever coming back? Is there a stop-motion renaissance? How do I get a job? Join Tom Sito (Beauty and the Beast, Shrek), Jamie Kezlarian Bolio (Lion King, The Illusionist), James Parris (Spider Man, Benjamin Button), Ramin Zahed (editor of Animation Magazine), Josh Scherr (Uncharted III: Drakes Deception, Jax & Daxter), and a stop-motion animator from Laika’s upcoming film ParaNorman. Come join us for the discussion! * Worst Cartoons Ever! Room 6BCF, July 13, 9:00pm – 10:00 pm Animation historian Jerry Beck returns with an all new program of some of the worst cartoons ever made, including the Phys Ed super-hero Mighty Mr. Titan, space cadet Johnny Cypher and some of those 1960s Marvel Super Heroes cartoons. Have a ball with the best/bad animation ever! Or Just drop by our booth and say Hi!