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  • 43rd Annual Annie Awards Call for Entries Begins Today

    By David.Derks on September 1, 2015
    Today, ASIFA-Hollywood announces the Call for Entries for the 43rd Annual Annie Awards. We’d love to see your work represented! To submit your projects, click though this link to visit the online submissions portal: https://submissions.annieawards.org/ For step-by-step instructions on how to use the portal, see this helpful PDF walkthrough: https://submissions.annieawards.org/files/How-To-Create-And-Upload-Your-43rd-Annies-Submission.pdf All rules and deadlines are located at the following link: […]
  • Video: Daws Butler

    By David.Derks on August 30, 2015
    Back in July of 2003, ASIFA-Hollywood invited members to discover the many talents of a person who became an icon in animation and inspired an entire generation of voice actors: Daws Butler. Hosted by Joe Bevilacqua, the event included special guests June Foray (Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Witch Hazel and Granny), Corey Burton (Justice League, Captain Hook, etc) and Nancy […]
  • Best Independent Feature Category Added to Annie Awards

    By David.Derks on August 27, 2015
    A new category for best independent animated feature has been added to the 2015 Annie Awards, which joins the other 35 categories, including production, individual achievement and special juried awards. “The best feature-independent category is designed to highlight and award feature films with a smaller release strategy,” said ASIFA-Hollywood executive director Frank Gladstone. To be eligible to receive this award, […]
  • 43rd Annie Awards Call for Entries

    By David.Derks on August 25, 2015
    BURBANK, Calif. (August 25, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood announces its ‘Call for Entries’ to begin September 1, 2015. The 43rd Annual Annie Awards is scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. There are 36 categories for consideration again this year, including production, individual achievement and special juried awards. A new category – Best Feature-Independent – has been added […]
  • WIA Conversations: Imogen Sutton

    By David.Derks on August 24, 2015
    On September 9th, Women in Animation invite you to WIA Conversations: Imogen Sutton, an intimate opportunity to learn from Imogen’s career in film and animation. Imogen Sutton is a producer and director, whose award-winning documentaries include Animating Art and Daughters of de Beauvoir. Starting as a runner in London, her animation career includes producing the The Thief and the Cobbler […]
  • Animated GIFs Invade Social Media

    By David.Derks on August 24, 2015
    The Graphics Interchange Format, better known to everyone as a GIF, is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the internet due to its wide support and portability. Its format supports animation, so not only does it have practical uses for websites or social media, it can be […]
  • Quotable Animation

    By David.Derks on August 24, 2015
    From taking us on a journey to a far-away land to an adventure in our own back yards, the art of animation can take you anywhere in the universe without limits. It can also make a profound statement. Here’s our list of some of the very best quotes from pioneers and current movers and shakers from the animation industry. They […]
  • The 2015 Membership Drive is On!

    By David.Derks on August 20, 2015
    This week, our ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual membership drive commences. In fact, if your membership is expiring, 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 […]
  • Want To Be A Judge? Something New Has been Added!

    By David.Derks on August 20, 2015
    From August 24 and through October 2, ASIFA-Hollywood will be conducting the 43rd Annual Annie Award Call for Nominating Committee Judges. Please note that the registration procedure has been simplified this year, but all judges, whether they have applied in the past or are enrolling for the first time, will need to submit a new application. To be considered for […]
  • Can I Vote?

    By David.Derks on August 20, 2015
    Even if you are a pro level member, you must also be approved to vote. To see if you’re already an approved voter, visit the ASIFA-Hollywood Website Login Page and sign in with your ASIFA-Hollywood membership account. If you have already applied, your approval status will be displayed on this page and, if you have been approved, you don’t have […]