Press Release

  • Call For Entries for the 44th Annie Awards Set For August 22

    By David.Derks on August 15, 2016
    BURBANK, Calif. (August 15, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards set to commence on Monday, August 22. The 44th Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 44th Annual Annie Awards […]
  • 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 […]
  • 43rd Annie Award Ballots On The Way To Voting Members

    By David.Derks on January 3, 2016
    If you are an ASIFA-Hollywood pro-member who has qualified to vote for the Annies, this year’s online ballot is on it’s way to you! Your vote is critical to a fair and balanced selection process. Voting instructions will be sent along with your ballot, but, as a preview: All qualified voters will be able to vote in every category, though […]
  • 43rd Annie Award Nominations Announced

    By David.Derks on December 1, 2015
    BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2015) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 43rd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit www.annieawards.org and click on “Nominees” on the top menu. The Annie Awards cover 36 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated […]
  • Deadline for the Membership Drive and Voting Qualifications Approaching

    By David.Derks on November 2, 2015
    This Friday, November 6 is the deadline for Annie Award submissions. It is also the deadline for those pro-membership renewals and new members who want a guarantee that they will be included on the studios’ award season mailing lists. (The final membership voting deadline is November 20.)
  • The 43rd Annual Annie Awards Call for Entries Deadline is a Month Away!

    By David.Derks on October 14, 2015
    The 43rd Annual Annie Awards “Call for Entries” clock is beginning to wind down. Don’t miss the November 6th deadline! To submit your projects, click though this link to visit the online submissions portal. For step-by-step instructions on how to use the portal, see this helpful PDF walk through. All rules and deadlines are located at the following link. If […]
  • 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 […]
  • 2015 Animation Educators Forum Scholarship Recipients Selected

    By David.Derks on July 13, 2015
    BURBANK, Calif. (July 13, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) proudly announce the recipients of the 2015 AEF Scholarships. From a pool of 113 applicants, three were selected for the $5000 scholarship and six were selected for the $2500 scholarship. Scholarships are merit-based and designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of […]
  • Animation Aid Foundation

    By David.Derks on May 11, 2015
    ASIFA-Hollywood To Provide More Student Scholarships, Allocate More Funds To Animation Aid Foundation BURBANK, Calif., – ASIFA-Hollywood, the nonprofit professional organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation, recently announced plans to provide more scholarships to animation students and to allocate more funds for artists and film preservation. “While you may know ASIFA-Hollywood for its annual Annie Award ceremony, honoring […]
  • 43rd Annie Awards Dates Announced

    By David.Derks on April 26, 2015
    BURBANK, Calif. (April 14, 2015) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood — the world’s first and foremost professional organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it — has announced the date for its 43rd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The date is set for Saturday, February 6, 2016. […]