Annie Awards

  • 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, […]
  • 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 […]