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DISNEY’S ‘WRECK-IT RALPH’ WINS BEST ANIMATED FEATURE AT 40TH ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS
Animation’s Most Celebrated Evening!
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 2, 2013) -- Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ won the Best Animated Feature honor at the 40th Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, February 2 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. This year’s expanded list of categories topped 30, honoring many more nominees and team entries as in years past. New to the awards this year was the addition of the Best Student Film. A live streaming of the ceremony was made available again to animation enthusiasts as well as those who were unable to attend the event at www.annieawards.org/watch-it-live. (READ MORE)
NEW STUDENT ANNIE AWARD, October 1, 2012
Animation Students Encouraged to Submit Productions
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood is encouraging student filmmakers worldwide and across multiple animation disciplines to enter to win a Student Annie Award. This award is one of two new Annie awards being presented at the 40th Annual Annie Awards ceremony set for Saturday, February 2, 2013 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. Students interested in submitting their productions do not need to be a member of ASIFA-Hollywood to enter and according to ASIFA-Hollywood President Frank Gladstone, the entry information is easy to complete. Details on the new Student Annie Award are available online at www.annieawards.org. A fee of $25 for each entry is required and the deadline to submit is October 21, 2012. (READ MORE)
40th ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS ‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ BEGIN TODAY!
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, announces its ‘Call for Entries’ today for the 40th Annual Annie Awards. Featuring a new, more direct and entirely on-line platform this year, step-by-step instructions are located at submissions.annieawards.org. While submissions in all categories can be registered today, art and film/video uploads will begin on September 15. And, to provide a little extra time for all materials to arrive, we've extended our submissions deadline to midnight, October 21. (READ MORE)
40TH ANNIE AWARDS ‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ SEPT. 3, 2012
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 40th Annual Annie Awards. Submissions will be accepted beginning September 3. The Annie Award is recognized by the entertainment industry as the highest and most prestigious honor given in animation by the animation industry. The 40th Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 2, 2013, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. (READ MORE)
39th Annie Awards Honored Nominees in 28 Categories and provided Animation Fans with a Live Streaming of the Show
The 39th Annual Annie Awards, held for the fourth year in a row at UCLA’s beautiful Art Deco treasure, Royce Hall, was hosted by the irreverent comedian and actor Patton Oswalt. This year’s event drew perhaps the largest crowd in the history of the awards, due in part to the return of Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, and the fact that more nominees were being honored in 28 categories across the board.
With the addition of a live streaming of the event, the Annies were viewed online by over 12,000 people, giving access to animation fans across the country and the world.
January 23, 2012 – PATTON OSWALT TO HOST 39TH ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS Animation’s Most Prestigious Night!
BURBANK, CA (January 23, 2012) – Patton Oswalt, who was recently nominated by the Chicago, Toronto and Los Angeles Film Critics’ Associations for his performance in the film Young Adult starring opposite Charlize Theron, will host this year’s 39th Annual Annie Awards on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at UCLA’s Royce Hall. "The Annies are where the real weirdos hang, and it's a visual feast just to have a drink with them,” says Oswalt. “I can't wait.” Celebrating the best in animation, this annual black-tie evening will begin with a pre-reception at 5 p.m. followed by the Annie Awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and an after-party celebration immediately following the ceremony. All events will be held at Royce Hall.(READ MORE)
December 5, 2011 – 39th ANNIE AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
BURBANK, CA (December 5, 2011) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 39th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annie Awards cover 28 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects and Outstanding Individual Achievements. (READ MORE)
November 5, 2011 – ANNIE AWARDS ADDS NEW MEMBER TO PRODUCING TEAM
BURBANK, Calif. (November 5, 2011) -- ASIFA-Hollywood welcomes Zahra Dowlatabadi, who has joined the Annie Awards team as a Producer on the 39th annual event. Dowlatabadi's most recent work includes executive producing the documentary "Lady of the Roses" and the publication of the 2nd edition of Producing Animation, which she co-wrote.
October 18, 2011 – 39TH ANNUAL ANNIE AWARD TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
BURBANK, Calif. (October 18, 2011) -- The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood announces today that tickets for the 39th Annual Annie Awards are now on sale. General admission tickets are $25 and are for the awards ceremony only. General admission tickets are only sold through UCLA Central Ticket Office, www.uclalive.org, or www.ticketmaster.com. VIP tickets are available to ASIFA-Hollywood members at a discounted price of $150 through December 31, 2011. VIP tickets are only sold through ASIFA-Hollywood. Complete ticket information and order forms can be found online at www.annieaewards.org. The 39th Annual Annie Awards will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.(READ MORE)
September 21, 2011 – ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD UPDATES ‘TV PRODUCTION’ CATEGORIES
FOR THIS YEAR’S ANNIE AWARDS
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood has announced updates to its Categories 5 & 6 for the 2010 Annie Awards. Category 5 is now Best General Audience Animated Television Production, Category 6 remains Best Animated Television Production for Preschool Children and the addition of Category 6A - Best Animated Television Production for Children. (READ MORE)
ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD ANNOUNCES ‘CALL FOR JUDGES’ FOR 39TH ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood is seeking Individuals interested in serving as judges on nomination committees for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. Nominating committees shall select the Annie Award production nominations and individual achievement nominees. To be considered for a
nominating committee, judges must have an established career in animation and exemplary professional credentials in at least one of the Annie Award categories. Applications must be received no later than Friday, September 30, 2011.(READ MORE)
August 18, 2011 – ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD ANNOUNCES 2011 ANNIES ‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. The Annie Award is recognized by the entertainment industry as the highest and most prestigious honor given in animation by the animation industry. The 39th Annual Annie Awards ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2012, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. (READ MORE)