Press Release

  • 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. […]
  • 42nd Annie Award Nominations Announced!

    By David.Derks on December 1, 2014
    BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit the Annie Awards website The Annie Awards cover 36 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects […]
  • Press Release: 2015 Annie Awards Date

    By David.Derks on April 9, 2014
    BURBANK, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, has announced the date for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards – Saturday, January 31, 2015. The event will be held for the sixth consecutive year at historic Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. Details and deadlines for the event as they become available can be found on the […]
  • Annie Awards Official Press Release

    By David.Derks on February 4, 2014
    Walt Disney Animation’s ‘Frozen’ took top honors as Best Animated Feature at the 41st Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 1 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Chipotle Scarecrow’ (Chipotle Creative Department, Moonbot Studios); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2’ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); […]