Year: 2016

From the Archive – “Serious Business” by Stefan Kanfer (1997)

Serious Business , Stefan Kanfer, Scribner publishers, 1997, paperback $16.00 Stefan Kanfer is described by Chuck Jones as a “whimsical historian” in the foreword to this book, a reminder to us that nothing, not even the Golden Age of animation, exists

From the Archive – Comments on “The Animation Book” (2nd edition, 2000)

The Animation Book, by Kit Laybourne, Second edition, 2000, $24.95      I love this book. In fact, I love this book in ways that are probably being investigated by Ashcroft. For years it was considered fashionable to toss a copy of

Oskar Fischinger Saved My Life

OK, we can’t take it literally. We never met. In fact, when I first heard the name Oskar Fischinger, he had been gone for over ten years. Nevertheless, this German artist awoke a dormant portion of my skull. It was

ASIFA Central’s President Types – 18 Sept 2016

18 September, 2016, a Sunday in Grand Rapids, “Let Us Play”: The season for meeting and greeting as Deanna mulls a Westward Ho and dyspeptic septic. The avatars of animation, finely found and feted thus, with olives oyled and roads

Deanna Morse elected to Vice President position for ASIFA International

May 27, 2016 News Flash: Our very own Deanna Morse has been elected to the post of Vice President in ASIFA International. Congratulations to ASIFA Central’s Deanna Morse and the three other elected VP’s: ASIFA Japan Sayoko Kinoshita ASIFA Austria Thomas

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