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Michael Sporn was one of the giants of the New York animation community. From 1980 until his untimely death last year, Michael Sporn’s studio produced many acclaimed television specials, most of them animated entirely here in New York. To commemorate the first anniversary of his passing, ASIFA-EAST is hosting an evening of Tribute to Michael Sporn.  Please join us at SVA Theatre on Monday, March 2nd, 2015.
Michael Sporn was one of the giants of the New York animation community. From 1980 until his untimely death last year, Michael Sporn's studio produced many
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REMINDER: Tonight, Figure drawing will be canceled. Drawing will resume the following week July 24th at the @ProductiveNYC
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1 week from today on June 7th, join ASIFA-East for a personal curated tour of the Funky Turns 40! ASIFA-East members must RSVP to attend. Admission is free. This is a great way to get an insider’s perspective on the exhibit. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/asifa-east-tour-of-the-funky-turns-40-black-character-revolution-exhibition-tickets-11594223635
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Miss the deadline? Don't fret! ASIFA-East is accepting late entries to the ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival until February 7th! Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from student, commercial, and independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation. Please visit http://www.asifaeast.com/festival/ to download the entry form and to view all festival details.
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Free tax workshop tomorrow 1/28 at SVA for artists and freelancers, with Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA! http://www.asifaeast.com/asifa-east-presents-taxes-for-freelancers-with-steven-zelin-the-singing-cpa-2/
It’s tax time again! Please join ASIFA-East as we welcome Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, to come speak with us on all things taxes. Steven’s done this workshop with us for a few years now, and it’s...
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Please join ASIFA-East on 1/28 as we welcome Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, to come speak with us on all things taxes. Bring all your tax questions – we know you have many – and come prepared to sing along! Whether you are a freelancer with a ton of 1099s or working full time and have questions about retirement planning, there will be something helpful for everyone at this event.

WHEN:1/28/14 @ 7:00pm
WHERE: SVA, 209 East 23 Street, NY NY , 3rd Floor Amphitheater
ADMISSION: FREE!
http://www.asifaeast.com/asifa-east-presents-taxes-for-freelancers-with-steven-zelin-the-singing-cpa-2/
It’s tax time again! Please join ASIFA-East as we welcome Steven Zelin, The Singing CPA, to come speak with us on all things taxes. Steven’s done this workshop with us for a few years now, and it’s...
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Happy New Year from all of us at ASIFA-East!! Come raise a glass to 2015 at our Post-Holiday Party! We’ll be mixing and mingling, enjoying free appetizers and a cash bar (with happy hour specials until 9:00pm). Members get in free; non-members are welcome to attend for a $5 donation.
ASIFA-EAST POST HOLIDAY PARTY
THE GALWAY HOOKER DOWNTOWN
133 7TH AVE SOUTH (between West 10th & Charles St. in the West Village)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
http://www.asifaeast.com/asifa-east-post-holiday-party-182015/
We're smack in the middle of the busy holiday season, but once the excitement is over it can feel like a bit of a letdown. Well, your pals at ASIFA-East have
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Update: Due to the inclement weather, the 2014 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival entry deadline has been extended until February 10th, 2014. Please see this link to download the entry form and learn more about the festival. Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from student, commercial, and independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation. http://www.asifaeast.com/festival/
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Please join ASIFA-East as we present a screening of Polish animated films from the last 20 years. Covering a variety of animation mediums, techniques and moods, you will be sure to learn a lot about our friends over seas.

A collaboration between the Polish and the East-American chapters of the International Association of Animated Films. ASIFA members only.
http://www.asifaeast.com/asifa-east-presents-animated-poland-21814/
ASIFA-East presents a screening of Polish animated films from the last 20 years. Covering a variety of animation mediums, techniques and moods, you will be sure to learn a lot about our friends ove...
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There's still one week to enter the 2014 ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival. Download your entry form by visiting http://www.asifaeast.com/festival/ where you can learn more about the festival and upcoming jury screenings. Now is the time to become a member and gain voting privileges in selecting our 2014 award winners! To join, please visit http://www.asifaeast.com/join-asifa-east/. For all festival questions, please see our FAQ page or email us at asifaeastfestival@gmail.com
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In 2012, Patricia Burgess and I wrote a comprehensive article on health insurance resources for artists. This year, I've written the 2014 NY Edition entitled Health Insurance and the Freelance Animator. If you're looking for health insurance and want to learn more about how sign up for it under the Affordable Care Act as a Freelancer, please read this post. Even though it is NY centric, I believe it's still helpful for residents of other states. Best wishes for a healthy 2014!  - Dayna http://www.asifaeast.com/health-insurance-and-the-freelance-animator-ny-edition/
Getting health insurance as a working professional in the animation industry is tough, to say the least.  Most of us are employed as freelancers, whether by choice or by necessity.  Many of us work...
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ASIFA-East is the Eastern U.S. chapter of ASIFA, based in New York City. ASIFA-East holds monthly screenings of animated films, panel discussions, and workshops. ASIFA-East also conducts a yearly animation festival, a unique showcase for the most groundbreaking independent and commercial animation being produced in the industry today. To learn more about ASIFA-East, visit: http://www.asifaeast.com.