The Los Angeles Animation Festival or LAAF, founded in 2007, is a co-venture of Perfect Combo and Parallax Studioworks. The latter is the company of director Miles Flanagan. Together John and Miles have been mounting screenings, panels and competitions since 2007. In Dec 2023 the festival will return to the Jaxx Theater in Hollywood, in December dates to be announced. Competition entry is currently open directly at filmfreeway.com or at a link from the festival site below.