Rules & Categories
Best Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
An Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production shall be awarded to a Storyboard Artist or Team of Storyboard Artists, for creative excellence in the field of animation.
Eligibility: To be eligible to receive this award, an individual or team must have worked in the capacity of, and received screen credit as, Storyboard Artist(s) on an animated theatrical feature that was originally released in the United States between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
If the project for which this individual or team is nominated has either not been released to the public or screened for the membership of ASIFA-Hollywood by October 31st, 2017, a submission of required materials must be provided for the members of this category’s nominating committee or, if materials are not readily available for judging, late projects may, at the production’s discretion, be held for judging during the 46th Award cycle in 2018.
Mechanical Requirements for submission:
A story reel of the submitted sequence or sequences, no more than 4:00 minutes in length, and the finished production sequence(s), again no more than 4:00 minutes in length, are required. (The story reel and finished production reel can be combined onto one video file of no more than 8:00 minutes in length.) Acceptable formats for video files are listed on vimeo.com/help/compression).
Additionally, a single PDF file containing each storyboard panel (one panel per page) must also be submitted. The uploaded PDF file should be no larger than 30MB in size (~10MB is ideal).