Annie Awards

  • Countdown to the 44th Annie Submissions Deadline

    By David.Derks on October 23, 2016
    Countdown to the 44th Annie Submissions Deadline. Only Two Weeks Left to Enter! Just two more weeks to go until the 44th Annual Annie Awards Call for Submissions closes. This promises to be a spectacular year for Animation and the Annies. The deadline is closing in, but there is still time! To submit entries, the online portal can be found […]
  • What are the Annie Juried Awards and How Do I Submit?

    By David.Derks on October 12, 2016
    The Annie Juried Awards are given in four categories; The Winsor McCay Award for Lifetime Achievement, The June Foray Award for benevolent philanthropy, The Ub Iwerks Award for technical advancement and the Special Achievement Award for unique and outstanding achievement not recognized by other Annie categories. The awards are decided by the ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Board, based on submissions made by members, both individual and corporate, as well as persons and companies […]
  • The Annie Award Voting Approval Process

    By David.Derks on October 4, 2016
    Even if you are a pro-level member, you must also be approved to vote. To see if you’re already on the voting rolls, visit the ASIFA-Hollywood Website Login Page and log in. If you have already applied, your approval status will be displayed on this page and, if you have been approved, you don’t have to do anything more. Your […]
  • ASIFA Membership Drive Continues… What’s Your Membership Status?

    By David.Derks on October 4, 2016
    Many current memberships lapse this time of year and you may have received a warning note from us that it is time to renew. If you are a corporate sponsored member, your studio is probably beginning to compile its roster of new and returning enrollees right now. Whether you are an Associate or Pro-level Member of ASIFA-Hollywood, this is a […]
  • Call for Annie Nomination Judge Applications Extended

    By David.Derks on September 5, 2016
    You wanted to be an Annie Award Nomination Judge but missed the application deadline?…No worries! By popular demand, we’ve extended the deadline to apply to be an Annie judge for one more week, from today through September 9. Just submit via the online application. You do not need to be an ASIFA-Hollywood member to be an Annie judge, but you […]
  • 44th Annie Awards ‘Call For Entries’ Now Open

    By David.Derks on August 22, 2016
    BURBANK, Calif. (August 22, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, […]
  • The 44th Annie Award “Call for Judges” Commences

    By David.Derks on August 7, 2016
    Beginning August 8, and for the next two weeks, until August 26, ASIFA-Hollywood will be conducting the 44th Annual Annie Award Call for Nominating Committee Judges. If you are interested in being a committee judge, please fill out and submit the application you will find at the Judges Page. Please note that the registration procedure has been simplified this year, […]
  • President’s Message at the Annie Awards

    By David.Derks on February 10, 2016
    ASIFA-Hollywood President Jerry Beck at the Annie Awards. Photo by David Yeh. On behalf of the Board of Directors of ASIFA-Hollywood, I’m delighted to welcome you to our annual celebration of the art of animation – and our yearly party for all those who practice the craft. Let the Annie Awards begin! To the nominees and artists, executives and enthusiasts […]
  • Executive Director’s Message: 43rd Annie Awards and Beyond

    By David.Derks on February 9, 2016
    Frank Gladstone at the 43rd Annie Awards. Photo by David Yeh. Hello everyone, I am so glad to welcome you, once again, to this year’s Annie Awards. It has been an eventful year for ASIFA-Hollywood. We continue to grow as an organization, now with more than 5,000 members. The Annie Awards are growing too. This is the third year in […]
  • Winsor McCay Award: Isao Takahata

    By David.Derks on February 9, 2016
    Charles Solomon at the 43rd Annie Awards giving the presentation for Isao Takahata. Photo by David Yeh. The Winsor McCay Award, named for the most influential of character animation pioneers, was the first Annie Award established by ASIFA-Hollywood and is awarded to a maximum of three individuals annually in recognition of lifetime or career contributions in direction, animation, design, writing, […]