Annie Awards

  • 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, […]
  • Winsor McCay Award: Phil Roman

    By David.Derks on February 9, 2016
    Phil Roman at the 43rd Annie Awards. 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, voice acting, sound and sound effects, […]
  • Winsor McCay Award: Joe Ranft

    By David.Derks on February 9, 2016
    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, voice acting, sound and sound effects, technical expertise, music, education, or for other endeavors which exhibit an […]
  • Annie Awards on Social Media

    By David.Derks on February 8, 2016
    The 43rd Annie Awards are now history, but the memories it created have been immortalized in social media. From cheers from fans and filmmakers to thoughts on what the best of the best was, animation’s highest honor kept the animation community engaged! I won at the @AnnieAwards for voicing Louise on bobsburgersfox! Thanks to the terrific writers… https://t.co/uc64C3h8Hm — Kristen […]
  • Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Boy and the World’ Win Top Prizes at Annie Awards

    By David.Derks on February 6, 2016
    Pixar Animation Studios was the big winner at the 43rd Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ‘Inside Out’ received Best Animated Feature along with 11 other categories, including Outstanding Music – Michael Giacchino; Outstanding Editing – Kevin Nolting; Outstanding Production Design – Ralph Eggleston; Outstanding Voice Acting – Phyllis Smith as ‘Sadness’; Outstanding Writing – Pete Docter, Meg […]
  • The 43rd Annie Awards Will Be Live Streaming Tonight! Watch it on Our Live Stream Channel!

    By David.Derks on February 6, 2016
    With more than 1500 of our community in the audience and presenters including Edward James Olmos, Rita Moreno, Tom Kenny, Laraine Newman, Alexander Garfin, Hadley Belle Miller, Kristen Schaal, Michael-Leon Wooley, Sharlto Copely, Phyllis Smith, Andreas Deja, John Musker and, as always, some additional surprises, the 43rd Annie Awards promises to be a showcase of the very best that animation […]
  • Can’t Attend the Annies? Watch Them Live on our Streaming Channel!

    By David.Derks on January 25, 2016
    If you can’t go to the Annies Ceremony this year, why not do the next best thing and watch the ceremony on our streaming channel, live, direct from UCLA’s Royce Hall. We have a multi-camera set up with audio covering the entire ceremony and even audience reactions, so you won’t miss a thing. It will be just like being there…only […]