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  • 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 […]
  • Annie Awards Light Up Social Media

    By David.Derks on January 26, 2016
    With the Annie Awards just a few weeks away, it seems that everyone who loves animation is talking about the show. Whether it be a shout to their favorite show or a pad on the back for someone in the animation community, the excitement is building up! Rita Moreno, @edwardjolmos among #AnnieAwards presenters https://t.co/bYWrmkDSjz — Variety (@Variety) January 26, 2016 […]
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 Members Screening

    By David.Derks on January 26, 2016
    DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox Invites You and Your Family (ASIFA Member +3) to a Special 3D Screening of Kung Fu Panda 3. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni. Produced by Melissa Cobb With Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Kate Hudson, James Hong, Randall […]
  • 43rd Annie Awards Announce Roster of Presenters

    By David.Derks on January 26, 2016
    BURBANK, CA (January 25, 2016) – Saturday, February 6 will mark the 43rd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. Returning for a second year to present Annie trophies are the comedy-folk duo Garfunkel & Oates – actress-songwriters Riki Lindhome and Kate Mucucci. Joining the duo as presenters are actor, producer & director Edward James Olmos with actress […]
  • 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 […]
  • Annie Ballots Due on January 25th

    By David.Derks on January 19, 2016
    If you are an ASIFA-Hollywood pro-member who has qualified to vote for the Annies, we are reminding you that this year’s online ballot deadline is midnight on January 25. We hope you have already begun the voting process. You are able to vote in every category, though you do not have to vote in every category to complete your ballot. […]
  • 43rd Annie Award VIP Tickets Are Sold out!

    By David.Derks on January 19, 2016
    We have been deluged with requests for Annie Award VIP tickets this year. So much so that we are sold out! General Admission tickets ($30) for admittance to the Annie Awards Ceremony only. are still be available through the UCLA Central Ticket Office (CTO) at 310.825.2101 or via Ticketmaster, at Tickets | 43rd Annual Annie Awards – Los Angeles CA […]