Since 2012 The Canlandıranlar Association is Turkey branch of the world’s first and most important animation association called ASIFA ( Association Internationale du Film d’Animation). Each member of Canlandıranlar Association is also a member of ASIFA Turkey.
ASIFA was founded in 1960 in Annecy, France. It has now more then 58 branches from the US to Australia, from Iran to Greece, from Egypt to Brasil, with more then 5000 members. The Annecy festival is renowned for being one of the leading animation festivals in the world and has inspired the foundation of other festivals such as Zagreb, Ottawa, Hiroshima and Espinho. ASIFA’s main goal is to organize events and festivals to increase worldwide interest and knowledge of the art of animation.