ASIFA Central Annual Midwest Animator's Retreat 2013

Our retreat is Saturday, July 27, 2013
A summer retreat is currently being planned. We will post conference information as it becomes available. Please save the above date. Events planned include a show & tell screening, workshops [TBA] and anijam surrounding the International theme of "Colors". The conference will be held at the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC). 110 Wealthy Street, Grand Rapids, MI.

Tentative Schedule:

10AM - Greet and Sign In

10:30 AM Workshop/Anijam with team collarboration using the theme 'Colors"

12:30 PM Potluck lunch with everyone bringing an item to share

1:30 -3:45 PM Show & Share in the Dirk Koning MicroCinema

4PM Retreat Concludes.

Cost: $10 ASIFA Central members. $20 Non-members. Payable at the retreat. Membership in ASIFA Central is $40. Join our group here.

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Conference Background:

We began this tradition in 1992, in response to requests from our members who live in a wide geographic region and wanted to come together for a longer event, to meet each other, inspire each other, and celebrate animation together. At our retreat, we have programs, screenings, workshops, and time for members to show their current work to each other. A long-standing tradition at our retreat is an opening reception with the welcome cake on the first evening. However, it seems like every year, somehow our cake gets dropped or damaged on the way to the opening reception. From now on, we decided to have welcome pies instead.