Juried Award Category

Winsor McCay

A Winsor McCay Award may be awarded to a maximum of three individuals per year, in recognition of lifetime or career contributions to the art of animation in producing, directing, animating, design, writing, voice acting, sound and sound effects, technical work, music, professional teaching, or for other endeavors which exhibit outstanding contributions to excellence in animation.

An individual currently serving on the Board of Directors of ASIFA-Hollywood is ineligible to receive the Winsor McCay award.

The Board of Directors of ASIFA-Hollywood shall select by a two thirds (2/3) majority vote up to three award recipients. This award recipient may be selected from a pool of submitted recommendations or may be chosen from outside the recommendation pool. At its discretion, the Board of Directors may elect not to give an award.


To Submit An Individual For Consideration: A statement describing the person's involvement in animation and how he or she has made a positive and significant impact on the animation industry and the art form may be submitted. Send statements to Gretchen Houser, Annie Awards Event Director, 332 Eliot Lane, Long Beach, CA 90814 or e-mail gretchen@houserpr.com.