This is year 43 for America's, and possibly even the world's longest annual animation festival!
If you're in the New York City area this Sunday, you're most cordially invited to attend the 43rd ASIFA-East Festival Awards. Admission ifs free and open to all. There's an after-party as well. Here's the Facebook evite and you can also access the ASIFA-East site here.
ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d' Animation) was formed in 1960 by an international group of animators to coordinate and increase world-wide visibility of animated film. ASIFA's membership includes animation professionals and fans from more than 50 countries. ASIFA-East is the Eastern U.S. chapter of ASIFA, based in New York City.