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COMMITTEE
 

VISION

A CONNECTED WORLD THROUGH ANIMATION

ASIFA-South is the Southeastern US Chapter of ASIFA International, the international animation network - headquartered in Atlanta, GA. The goal of ASIFA-South is to foster and unite the animation community locally and globally to promote artists and the art of animation. We aim to better the industry through communication and collaboration.

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MISSION

ARTIST VISIBILITY & GLOBAL COMMUNITY

At the heart of ASIFA-South, we care about making the world a better place through animation and being a professionally recognized organization for creatives in the animation field. We are focused especially on being a driving force in the development of a sustainable creative industry in the Southeastern United States.

SUPPORT OF STEAM EDUCATION

We support the next generation of artists and interest in animation through the promotion of STEAM education with year-round free and low-cost workshops for schools, libraries, and more. We also showcase and partner with relevant organizations to promote affordable animation alternatives and open-source programs to increase accessibility at all levels.

CELEBRATING THE VOICES OF COMMUNITY

We believe that empathy makes us better animators. We focus on fostering a supportive open-minded community based on inclusion where diverse voices can be respected to encourage the growth of well-rounded caring professionals that are forward-thinking.

INDUSTRY ADVOCACY

ASIFA-South actively collaborates and partners with organizations locally and globally to advocate for sustainable practices. We serve as the animation voice to represent the entertainment industry in conversations that affect us.

HISTORY

 

LEADERSHIP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Marisa Ginger Tontaveetong – President (Producer, Trioscope Studio/ SIGGRAPH Strategy Advisor)

Justice Obiaya (Treasurer) Atlanta Film Society, Community Relations Director)

Jeffrey Yu – Secretary

(Slothique LLCExecutive Producer)

 

Lisa Ferrell (Georgia State University Creative Media Industry Institute, Producer)

Jeremy Seymour

(MINNO, Creative Chief Officer )

Jason Shwartz (Bento Box Entertainment, Director)

Allyssa Lewis

(Netflix, Recruiter)

Matthew Maloney (Savannah College of Art and Design, Associate Chair of Animation/ Co-owner Black Rainbow Media)

Christina Maloney (Savannah College of Art and Design, Professor of Motion Media/ Co-owner Black Rainbow Media)

Fatimah Abdullah (9 Story Media Group, Series Producer)

Ashley Kohler

(Awesome Inc, Executive Producer)

Jenna Zona (Floyd County Productions, Animation Director)

LC Crowley

(Trioscope Studio, Executive Producer)

ASIFA-SOUTH LEGACY

 

Linda Simensky

 

Stephen Mank

 

Noeve Warren

 

Madeline Fan

 

Sarah Fay Krom

 

Lou Hertz

 

Joe Peery

 

Brett W. Thompson

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
 
 
CONTACT US
General Contact/ Inquiries
info@asifa-south.com

Membership

membership@asifa-south.com

Media Inquiry
marketingteam@asifa-south.com


 
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