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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 10/17/2017

VIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR THE 45<sup>TH</sup> ANNIE AWARDS<sup>TM</sup>

BURBANK, Calif. (October 17, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that VIP tickets for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ are now on sale at annieawards.org/tickets. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The price of a VIP ticket admits you to the pre- and post- receptions, beginning at 5 p.m., and to the Annies ceremony at 7 p.m. All events will be held at Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (October 17, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that VIP tickets for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ are now on sale at annieawards.org/tickets. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The price of a VIP ticket admits you to the pre- and post- receptions, beginning at 5 p.m., and to the Annies ceremony at 7 p.m. All events will be held at Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (October 17, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that VIP tickets for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ are now on sale at annieawards.org/tickets. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The price of a VIP ticket admits you to the pre- and post- receptions, beginning at 5 p.m., and to the Annies ceremony at 7 p.m. All events will be held at Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (October 17, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that VIP tickets for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ are now on sale at annieawards.org/tickets. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The price of a VIP ticket admits you to the pre- and post- receptions, beginning at 5 p.m., and to the Annies ceremony at 7 p.m. All events will be held at Royce Hall.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 09/19/2017

ANIMATION EDUCATORS FORUM SELECTS 2017-18 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

BURBANK, Calif. (September 18, 2017) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected seven (7) animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for academic year 2017-2018.BURBANK, Calif. (September 18, 2017) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected seven (7) animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for academic year 2017-2018.BURBANK, Calif. (September 18, 2017) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected seven (7) animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for academic year 2017-2018.BURBANK, Calif. (September 18, 2017) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected seven (7) animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for academic year 2017-2018.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Thursday 08/10/2017

‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ FOR THE 45TH ANNIE AWARDS OPENS AUGUST 14

BURBANK, Calif. (August 10, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ to begin on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (August 10, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ to begin on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (August 10, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ to begin on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (August 10, 2017) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards™ to begin on Monday, August 14. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 45th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Wednesday 05/10/2017

ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD TO GIVE $160K TO ANIMATION-BASED PROGRAMS & EVENTS

BURBANK, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA's Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum and its scholarship and faculty grants programs, $65,500; the Animated Film Preservation Initiative, $38,000; and Open Source Software development, $5,500. Over all, this reflects a nearly 14 percent increase in funding over ASIFA-Hollywood's 2016 discretionary budget.BURBANK, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA's Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum and its scholarship and faculty grants programs, $65,500; the Animated Film Preservation Initiative, $38,000; and Open Source Software development, $5,500. Over all, this reflects a nearly 14 percent increase in funding over ASIFA-Hollywood's 2016 discretionary budget.BURBANK, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA's Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum and its scholarship and faculty grants programs, $65,500; the Animated Film Preservation Initiative, $38,000; and Open Source Software development, $5,500. Over all, this reflects a nearly 14 percent increase in funding over ASIFA-Hollywood's 2016 discretionary budget.BURBANK, Calif. (May 10, 2017) – This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA's Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum and its scholarship and faculty grants programs, $65,500; the Animated Film Preservation Initiative, $38,000; and Open Source Software development, $5,500. Over all, this reflects a nearly 14 percent increase in funding over ASIFA-Hollywood's 2016 discretionary budget.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 02/14/2017

DISNEY’S ‘ZOOTOPIA’ RUNS WILD AT THE 44TH ANNIE AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 4, 2017) – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia takes the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards™, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design - Cory Loftis; Outstanding Voice Acting – Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde; Outstanding Writing – Jared Bush & Phil Johnston; and Best Directing – Byron Howard & Rich Moore. Best Animated Feature – Independent was presented to the film, The Red Turtle (Studio Ghibli - Wild Bunch - Why Not Productions).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 4, 2017) – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia takes the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards™, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design - Cory Loftis; Outstanding Voice Acting – Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde; Outstanding Writing – Jared Bush & Phil Johnston; and Best Directing – Byron Howard & Rich Moore. Best Animated Feature – Independent was presented to the film, The Red Turtle (Studio Ghibli - Wild Bunch - Why Not Productions).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 4, 2017) – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia takes the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards™, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design - Cory Loftis; Outstanding Voice Acting – Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde; Outstanding Writing – Jared Bush & Phil Johnston; and Best Directing – Byron Howard & Rich Moore. Best Animated Feature – Independent was presented to the film, The Red Turtle (Studio Ghibli - Wild Bunch - Why Not Productions).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 4, 2017) – Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia takes the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards™, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design - Cory Loftis; Outstanding Voice Acting – Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde; Outstanding Writing – Jared Bush & Phil Johnston; and Best Directing – Byron Howard & Rich Moore. Best Animated Feature – Independent was presented to the film, The Red Turtle (Studio Ghibli - Wild Bunch - Why Not Productions).

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 01/30/2017

KOBE BRYANT TO LEAD SLATE OF PRESENTERS FOR 44TH ANNIE AWARDS – SATURDAY, FEB. 4

BURBANK, CA (January 30, 2017) – Saturday, February 4 will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary of Beauty and the Beast); actor & director, James Hong; directors Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) and Michael Dudok de Wit (The Red Turtle); comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman and actress Chelsea Kane.BURBANK, CA (January 30, 2017) – Saturday, February 4 will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary of Beauty and the Beast); actor & director, James Hong; directors Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) and Michael Dudok de Wit (The Red Turtle); comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman and actress Chelsea Kane.BURBANK, CA (January 30, 2017) – Saturday, February 4 will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary of Beauty and the Beast); actor & director, James Hong; directors Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) and Michael Dudok de Wit (The Red Turtle); comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman and actress Chelsea Kane.BURBANK, CA (January 30, 2017) – Saturday, February 4 will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary of Beauty and the Beast); actor & director, James Hong; directors Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) and Michael Dudok de Wit (The Red Turtle); comedian Stephen Kramer Glickman and actress Chelsea Kane.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 11/28/2016

ANNIE AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED! 44th Ceremony Set for Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall

BURBANK, CA (November 28, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit annieawards.org/nominees.BURBANK, CA (November 28, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit annieawards.org/nominees.BURBANK, CA (November 28, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit annieawards.org/nominees.BURBANK, CA (November 28, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit annieawards.org/nominees.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Wednesday 11/09/2016

ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD DONATES $20K TO ACADEMY Funds to Assist in the Documentation of Richard Williams’ ‘The Thief and the Cobbler’ Collection

BURBANK, Calif. (November 9, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood has donated $20k to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production artwork, donated by Miramax®, of work created for Richard Williams’ production of The Thief and the Cobbler. The collection consists of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and water color backgrounds, and covers the course of more than 20 years work.BURBANK, Calif. (November 9, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood has donated $20k to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production artwork, donated by Miramax®, of work created for Richard Williams’ production of The Thief and the Cobbler. The collection consists of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and water color backgrounds, and covers the course of more than 20 years work.BURBANK, Calif. (November 9, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood has donated $20k to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production artwork, donated by Miramax®, of work created for Richard Williams’ production of The Thief and the Cobbler. The collection consists of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and water color backgrounds, and covers the course of more than 20 years work.BURBANK, Calif. (November 9, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood has donated $20k to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production artwork, donated by Miramax®, of work created for Richard Williams’ production of The Thief and the Cobbler. The collection consists of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and water color backgrounds, and covers the course of more than 20 years work.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 08/29/2016

ANIMATION EDUCATORS FORUM SELECTS 2016-17 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

BURBANK, Calif. (August 29, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected eight (8) animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world including Syria, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the USA, and each had their own passionate stories to tell. The AEF scholarships are merit-based and designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of animation. Each individual student’s proposals, letters of recommendation from faculty, and demo reel/still art were taken into consideration as part of the selection process.BURBANK, Calif. (August 29, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected eight (8) animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world including Syria, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the USA, and each had their own passionate stories to tell. The AEF scholarships are merit-based and designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of animation. Each individual student’s proposals, letters of recommendation from faculty, and demo reel/still art were taken into consideration as part of the selection process.BURBANK, Calif. (August 29, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected eight (8) animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world including Syria, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the USA, and each had their own passionate stories to tell. The AEF scholarships are merit-based and designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of animation. Each individual student’s proposals, letters of recommendation from faculty, and demo reel/still art were taken into consideration as part of the selection process.BURBANK, Calif. (August 29, 2016) –ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected eight (8) animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world including Syria, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the USA, and each had their own passionate stories to tell. The AEF scholarships are merit-based and designed to support college students in continuing their education in the field of animation. Each individual student’s proposals, letters of recommendation from faculty, and demo reel/still art were taken into consideration as part of the selection process.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 08/22/2016

44th ANNIE AWARDS ‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ NOW OPEN!

BURBANK, Calif. (August 22, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 44th Annual Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (August 22, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 44th Annual Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (August 22, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 44th Annual Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, Calif. (August 22, 2016) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additionally, up to 5 honorary awards may also be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement and meritorious service. The 44th Annual Annie Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Saturday 02/06/2016

PIXAR WINS BIG AT 43RD ANNIE AWARDS ‘Inside Out’ takes Best Animated Feature

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 6, 2016) – Pixar Animation Studios was the big winner at the 43rd Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ‘Inside Out’ received Best Animated Feature along with 11 other categories, including Outstanding Music – Michael Giacchino; Outstanding Editing – Kevin Nolting; Outstanding Production Design – Ralph Eggleston; Outstanding Voice Acting – Phyllis Smith as ‘Sadness’; Outstanding Writing – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley; and Best Directing – Pete Docter. This year was the first for the new category Best Animated Feature-Independent with Filme de Papel’s ‘Boy and the World’ taking this top honor.LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 6, 2016) – Pixar Animation Studios was the big winner at the 43rd Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ‘Inside Out’ received Best Animated Feature along with 11 other categories, including Outstanding Music – Michael Giacchino; Outstanding Editing – Kevin Nolting; Outstanding Production Design – Ralph Eggleston; Outstanding Voice Acting – Phyllis Smith as ‘Sadness’; Outstanding Writing – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley; and Best Directing – Pete Docter. This year was the first for the new category Best Animated Feature-Independent with Filme de Papel’s ‘Boy and the World’ taking this top honor.LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 6, 2016) – Pixar Animation Studios was the big winner at the 43rd Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ‘Inside Out’ received Best Animated Feature along with 11 other categories, including Outstanding Music – Michael Giacchino; Outstanding Editing – Kevin Nolting; Outstanding Production Design – Ralph Eggleston; Outstanding Voice Acting – Phyllis Smith as ‘Sadness’; Outstanding Writing – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley; and Best Directing – Pete Docter. This year was the first for the new category Best Animated Feature-Independent with Filme de Papel’s ‘Boy and the World’ taking this top honor.LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 6, 2016) – Pixar Animation Studios was the big winner at the 43rd Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. ‘Inside Out’ received Best Animated Feature along with 11 other categories, including Outstanding Music – Michael Giacchino; Outstanding Editing – Kevin Nolting; Outstanding Production Design – Ralph Eggleston; Outstanding Voice Acting – Phyllis Smith as ‘Sadness’; Outstanding Writing – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley; and Best Directing – Pete Docter. This year was the first for the new category Best Animated Feature-Independent with Filme de Papel’s ‘Boy and the World’ taking this top honor.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 01/26/2016

43RD ANNIE AWARDS ANNOUNCE ROSTER OF PRESENTERS

BURBANK, CA (January 26, 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 Rita Moreno; actor & writer Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) with actress Laraine Newman (Dawn Of The Croods); actors Alexander Garfin and Hadley Belle Miller (“Linus and Lucy” from The Peanuts Movie); actresses Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers) and Phyllis Smith (‘Sadness” from Pixar’s Inside Out); and actor Kevin Michael Richardson and composer Christophe Beck. Watch the Annie Awards live on February 6 at: http://annieawards.org/watch-it-live/.BURBANK, CA (January 26, 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 Rita Moreno; actor & writer Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) with actress Laraine Newman (Dawn Of The Croods); actors Alexander Garfin and Hadley Belle Miller (“Linus and Lucy” from The Peanuts Movie); actresses Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers) and Phyllis Smith (‘Sadness” from Pixar’s Inside Out); and actor Kevin Michael Richardson and composer Christophe Beck. Watch the Annie Awards live on February 6 at: http://annieawards.org/watch-it-live/.BURBANK, CA (January 26, 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 Rita Moreno; actor & writer Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) with actress Laraine Newman (Dawn Of The Croods); actors Alexander Garfin and Hadley Belle Miller (“Linus and Lucy” from The Peanuts Movie); actresses Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers) and Phyllis Smith (‘Sadness” from Pixar’s Inside Out); and actor Kevin Michael Richardson and composer Christophe Beck. Watch the Annie Awards live on February 6 at: http://annieawards.org/watch-it-live/.BURBANK, CA (January 26, 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 Rita Moreno; actor & writer Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) with actress Laraine Newman (Dawn Of The Croods); actors Alexander Garfin and Hadley Belle Miller (“Linus and Lucy” from The Peanuts Movie); actresses Kristen Schaal (Bob's Burgers) and Phyllis Smith (‘Sadness” from Pixar’s Inside Out); and actor Kevin Michael Richardson and composer Christophe Beck. Watch the Annie Awards live on February 6 at: http://annieawards.org/watch-it-live/.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 12/01/2015

43rd ANNIE AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!

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 nominationsBURBANK, 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 nominationsBURBANK, 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 nominationsBURBANK, 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

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 08/25/2015

43rd ANNIE AWARDS ‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ – SEPTEMBER 1

BURBANK, Calif. (August 25, 2015) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 to the production categories. “The Best Feature-Independent category is designed to highlight and award feature films with a smaller release strategy,” says ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank Gladstone. The Best Video Game category has been removed from this year’s consideration.BURBANK, Calif. (August 25, 2015) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 to the production categories. “The Best Feature-Independent category is designed to highlight and award feature films with a smaller release strategy,” says ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank Gladstone. The Best Video Game category has been removed from this year’s consideration.BURBANK, Calif. (August 25, 2015) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 to the production categories. “The Best Feature-Independent category is designed to highlight and award feature films with a smaller release strategy,” says ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank Gladstone. The Best Video Game category has been removed from this year’s consideration.BURBANK, Calif. (August 25, 2015) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 to the production categories. “The Best Feature-Independent category is designed to highlight and award feature films with a smaller release strategy,” says ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank Gladstone. The Best Video Game category has been removed from this year’s consideration.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 07/13/2015

2015 ANIMATION EDUCATORS FORUM SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS SELECTED

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. The awards may be applied to tuition, books and supplies, animation hardware or software and senior or graduate thesis production.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. The awards may be applied to tuition, books and supplies, animation hardware or software and senior or graduate thesis production.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. The awards may be applied to tuition, books and supplies, animation hardware or software and senior or graduate thesis production.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. The awards may be applied to tuition, books and supplies, animation hardware or software and senior or graduate thesis production.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Thursday 05/14/2015

ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD ANNOUNCES ANIMATION EDUCATORS’ SCHOLARSHIPS

BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce the ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF Scholarship fund. This year’s fund will assist with up to $30,000 in tuition, books, supplies and other related educational costs. “The scholarship judges are looking for students who are passionate about animation and willing to work hard to reach a professional standard,” says Dori Littell-Herrick for the AEF. “That is why our AEF scholarship is focused towards students who have completed a year of college and are committed to the study of animation.”BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce the ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF Scholarship fund. This year’s fund will assist with up to $30,000 in tuition, books, supplies and other related educational costs. “The scholarship judges are looking for students who are passionate about animation and willing to work hard to reach a professional standard,” says Dori Littell-Herrick for the AEF. “That is why our AEF scholarship is focused towards students who have completed a year of college and are committed to the study of animation.”BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce the ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF Scholarship fund. This year’s fund will assist with up to $30,000 in tuition, books, supplies and other related educational costs. “The scholarship judges are looking for students who are passionate about animation and willing to work hard to reach a professional standard,” says Dori Littell-Herrick for the AEF. “That is why our AEF scholarship is focused towards students who have completed a year of college and are committed to the study of animation.”BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2015) – ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce the ASIFA-Hollywood’s AEF Scholarship fund. This year’s fund will assist with up to $30,000 in tuition, books, supplies and other related educational costs. “The scholarship judges are looking for students who are passionate about animation and willing to work hard to reach a professional standard,” says Dori Littell-Herrick for the AEF. “That is why our AEF scholarship is focused towards students who have completed a year of college and are committed to the study of animation.”

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 04/14/2015

ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD ANNOUNCES 43RD ANNIE AWARDS DATE Saturday, February 6, 2016

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. Ceremony location will be confirmed shortly.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. Ceremony location will be confirmed shortly.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. Ceremony location will be confirmed shortly.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. Ceremony location will be confirmed shortly.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Saturday 01/31/2015

‘HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2’ WINS BEST ANIMATED FEATURE AT 42nd ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 31, 2015) – DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ took Best Animated Feature top honors at the 42nd Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, January 31 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ (Voyager Pictures LLC); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Feast’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Flight of the Stories’ (Aardman Animations); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Tumble Leaf’ (Amazon Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Gravity Falls’ (Disney Television Animation); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘The Simpsons’ (Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ (Ubisoft); and Best Student Film ‘My Big Brother’ (Savannah College of Art and Design, Jason Rayner).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 31, 2015) – DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ took Best Animated Feature top honors at the 42nd Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, January 31 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ (Voyager Pictures LLC); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Feast’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Flight of the Stories’ (Aardman Animations); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Tumble Leaf’ (Amazon Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Gravity Falls’ (Disney Television Animation); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘The Simpsons’ (Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ (Ubisoft); and Best Student Film ‘My Big Brother’ (Savannah College of Art and Design, Jason Rayner).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 31, 2015) – DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ took Best Animated Feature top honors at the 42nd Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, January 31 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ (Voyager Pictures LLC); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Feast’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Flight of the Stories’ (Aardman Animations); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Tumble Leaf’ (Amazon Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Gravity Falls’ (Disney Television Animation); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘The Simpsons’ (Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ (Ubisoft); and Best Student Film ‘My Big Brother’ (Savannah College of Art and Design, Jason Rayner).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 31, 2015) – DreamWorks Animation’s ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ took Best Animated Feature top honors at the 42nd Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, January 31 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Best Animated Special Production was awarded to ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ (Voyager Pictures LLC); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Feast’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Flight of the Stories’ (Aardman Animations); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Tumble Leaf’ (Amazon Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Gravity Falls’ (Disney Television Animation); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘The Simpsons’ (Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ (Ubisoft); and Best Student Film ‘My Big Brother’ (Savannah College of Art and Design, Jason Rayner).

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BURBANK, Calif. - Thursday 01/29/2015

ANNIE AWARDS ‘42’ TO CELEBRATE THE BEST IN ANIMATION!

BURBANK, CA (January 27, 2015) – Saturday, January 31 marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following the show. All events will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, CA (January 27, 2015) – Saturday, January 31 marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following the show. All events will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, CA (January 27, 2015) – Saturday, January 31 marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following the show. All events will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall.BURBANK, CA (January 27, 2015) – Saturday, January 31 marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. and after-party immediately following the show. All events will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 12/01/2014

42nd ANNIE AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!

BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 www.annieawards.org.BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 www.annieawards.org.BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 www.annieawards.org.BURBANK, CA (December 1, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 www.annieawards.org.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 10/21/2014

ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD TO PROVIDE MORE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS, ALLOCATE MORE FUNDS TO ANIMATION AID FOUNDATION

BURBANK, CA (October 21, 2014) – 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.BURBANK, CA (October 21, 2014) – 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.BURBANK, CA (October 21, 2014) – 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.BURBANK, CA (October 21, 2014) – 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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Wednesday 09/03/2014

42nd ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS ANNOUNCE ‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ – SEPT. 3

BURBANK, Calif. (September 3, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces the "Call for Entries" today for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories this year, which include Production, Achievement and Special Juried awards. Please use this link for the online submissions portal: https://submissions.annieawards.org/. Step-by-step instructions are located at: https://submissions.annieawards.org/files/How-To-Create-And-Upload-Your-42nd-Annies-Submission.pdf. Categories and Rules are located at: http://annieawards.org/rules-and-categories/. If you need help, please contact us at: submissionshelp@annieawards.org. The submissions deadline is midnight, Monday, November 5, 2014.BURBANK, Calif. (September 3, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces the "Call for Entries" today for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories this year, which include Production, Achievement and Special Juried awards. Please use this link for the online submissions portal: https://submissions.annieawards.org/. Step-by-step instructions are located at: https://submissions.annieawards.org/files/How-To-Create-And-Upload-Your-42nd-Annies-Submission.pdf. Categories and Rules are located at: http://annieawards.org/rules-and-categories/. If you need help, please contact us at: submissionshelp@annieawards.org. The submissions deadline is midnight, Monday, November 5, 2014.BURBANK, Calif. (September 3, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces the "Call for Entries" today for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories this year, which include Production, Achievement and Special Juried awards. Please use this link for the online submissions portal: https://submissions.annieawards.org/. Step-by-step instructions are located at: https://submissions.annieawards.org/files/How-To-Create-And-Upload-Your-42nd-Annies-Submission.pdf. Categories and Rules are located at: http://annieawards.org/rules-and-categories/. If you need help, please contact us at: submissionshelp@annieawards.org. The submissions deadline is midnight, Monday, November 5, 2014.BURBANK, Calif. (September 3, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces the "Call for Entries" today for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards. There are 36 categories this year, which include Production, Achievement and Special Juried awards. Please use this link for the online submissions portal: https://submissions.annieawards.org/. Step-by-step instructions are located at: https://submissions.annieawards.org/files/How-To-Create-And-Upload-Your-42nd-Annies-Submission.pdf. Categories and Rules are located at: http://annieawards.org/rules-and-categories/. If you need help, please contact us at: submissionshelp@annieawards.org. The submissions deadline is midnight, Monday, November 5, 2014.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Wednesday 04/09/2014

ASIFA-HOLLYWOOD ANNOUNCES DATE FOR ANNIES 42, SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015

BURBANK, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 Annies website – www.annieawardsorg.BURBANK, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 Annies website – www.annieawardsorg.BURBANK, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 Annies website – www.annieawardsorg.BURBANK, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, 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 Annies website – www.annieawardsorg.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Saturday 02/01/2014

41ST ANNIE AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 1, 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, CAA Marketing); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2’ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Disney Sofia the First’ (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Adventure Time’ (Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘Futurama’ (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film ‘Wedding Cake’ (Filmakademie Baden- Wuerttemberg - Viola Baier, Iris Frisch).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 1, 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, CAA Marketing); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2’ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Disney Sofia the First’ (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Adventure Time’ (Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘Futurama’ (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film ‘Wedding Cake’ (Filmakademie Baden- Wuerttemberg - Viola Baier, Iris Frisch).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 1, 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, CAA Marketing); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2’ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Disney Sofia the First’ (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Adventure Time’ (Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘Futurama’ (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film ‘Wedding Cake’ (Filmakademie Baden- Wuerttemberg - Viola Baier, Iris Frisch).LOS ANGELES, Calif. (February 1, 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, CAA Marketing); Best Animated Short Subject ‘Get A Horse!’ (Walt Disney Animation Studios); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial ‘Despicable Me 2’ (Cinemark-Illumination Entertainment/Universal); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children ‘Disney Sofia the First’ (Disney Television Animation); Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Children’s Audience ‘Adventure Time’ (Cartoon Network Studios); Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production ‘Futurama’ (20th Century Fox Television); Best Animated Video Game ‘The Last of Us’ (Naughty Dog); and Best Student Film ‘Wedding Cake’ (Filmakademie Baden- Wuerttemberg - Viola Baier, Iris Frisch).

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 12/02/2013

41ST ANNIE AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

BURBANK, CA (December 2, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 41st Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual AchievementsBURBANK, CA (December 2, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 41st Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual AchievementsBURBANK, CA (December 2, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 41st Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual AchievementsBURBANK, CA (December 2, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 41st Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual Achievements

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BURBANK, Calif. - Friday 11/15/2013

PATRICK WARBURTON TO HOST 41ST ANNIES – The Animation Industry’s Most Prestigious Night!

BURBANK, Calif. (November 15, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that TV, film and voice actor, Patrick Warburton, will host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. With his squinty eyes and hard-boiled detective's voice, Warburton's humorous personality can generate laughs with almost no effort, whether onscreen or in voice-overs. “We are really excited to have Patrick hosting this year’s ceremony,” said ASIFA-Hollywood President, Frank Gladstone. “With his love of animation and deadpan comedic style, we know he will keep the show lively, funny and very entertaining.”BURBANK, Calif. (November 15, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that TV, film and voice actor, Patrick Warburton, will host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. With his squinty eyes and hard-boiled detective's voice, Warburton's humorous personality can generate laughs with almost no effort, whether onscreen or in voice-overs. “We are really excited to have Patrick hosting this year’s ceremony,” said ASIFA-Hollywood President, Frank Gladstone. “With his love of animation and deadpan comedic style, we know he will keep the show lively, funny and very entertaining.”BURBANK, Calif. (November 15, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that TV, film and voice actor, Patrick Warburton, will host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. With his squinty eyes and hard-boiled detective's voice, Warburton's humorous personality can generate laughs with almost no effort, whether onscreen or in voice-overs. “We are really excited to have Patrick hosting this year’s ceremony,” said ASIFA-Hollywood President, Frank Gladstone. “With his love of animation and deadpan comedic style, we know he will keep the show lively, funny and very entertaining.”BURBANK, Calif. (November 15, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that TV, film and voice actor, Patrick Warburton, will host the 41st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. With his squinty eyes and hard-boiled detective's voice, Warburton's humorous personality can generate laughs with almost no effort, whether onscreen or in voice-overs. “We are really excited to have Patrick hosting this year’s ceremony,” said ASIFA-Hollywood President, Frank Gladstone. “With his love of animation and deadpan comedic style, we know he will keep the show lively, funny and very entertaining.”

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 08/26/2013

‘CALL FOR ENTRIES’ FOR 41ST ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS – BEGIN SEPTEMBER 3

BURBANK, Calif. (August 26, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 41st Annual Annie Awards to begin Tuesday, September 3. Step-by-step instructions are located at submissions.annieawards.org and are entirely on-line again this year. A complete list of Rules and Categories can be found on the Annie Awards website – www.annieawards.org -- along with up-to-the-minute updates and information about the ceremony. Deadline to submit entries and materials is midnight Monday, November 4. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.BURBANK, Calif. (August 26, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 41st Annual Annie Awards to begin Tuesday, September 3. Step-by-step instructions are located at submissions.annieawards.org and are entirely on-line again this year. A complete list of Rules and Categories can be found on the Annie Awards website – www.annieawards.org -- along with up-to-the-minute updates and information about the ceremony. Deadline to submit entries and materials is midnight Monday, November 4. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.BURBANK, Calif. (August 26, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 41st Annual Annie Awards to begin Tuesday, September 3. Step-by-step instructions are located at submissions.annieawards.org and are entirely on-line again this year. A complete list of Rules and Categories can be found on the Annie Awards website – www.annieawards.org -- along with up-to-the-minute updates and information about the ceremony. Deadline to submit entries and materials is midnight Monday, November 4. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.BURBANK, Calif. (August 26, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 41st Annual Annie Awards to begin Tuesday, September 3. Step-by-step instructions are located at submissions.annieawards.org and are entirely on-line again this year. A complete list of Rules and Categories can be found on the Annie Awards website – www.annieawards.org -- along with up-to-the-minute updates and information about the ceremony. Deadline to submit entries and materials is midnight Monday, November 4. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Wednesday 05/01/2013

41st ANNUAL ANNIE AWARDS - SATURDAY, FEB.1, 2014 Key Dates for Awards Season Announced

BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, announced today its ‘Key Dates’ for the upcoming awards season. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014. Location to be announced shortly. Call for Entries will begin on Monday, September 2, 2013, with complete Rules and Category information to be posted on the official Annies website – www.annieawards.org -- this summer.BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, announced today its ‘Key Dates’ for the upcoming awards season. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014. Location to be announced shortly. Call for Entries will begin on Monday, September 2, 2013, with complete Rules and Category information to be posted on the official Annies website – www.annieawards.org -- this summer.BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, announced today its ‘Key Dates’ for the upcoming awards season. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014. Location to be announced shortly. Call for Entries will begin on Monday, September 2, 2013, with complete Rules and Category information to be posted on the official Annies website – www.annieawards.org -- this summer.BURBANK, Calif. (May 14, 2013) – The International Animated Film Society, ASIFAHollywood, announced today its ‘Key Dates’ for the upcoming awards season. The 41st Annual Annie Awards ceremony is set for Saturday, February 1, 2014. Location to be announced shortly. Call for Entries will begin on Monday, September 2, 2013, with complete Rules and Category information to be posted on the official Annies website – www.annieawards.org -- this summer.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Saturday 02/02/2013

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 10/01/2012

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 09/03/2012

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Thursday 08/30/2012

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 AngelesThe 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 AngelesThe 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 AngelesThe 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

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 01/23/2012

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 12/05/2011

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 AchievementsBURBANK, 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 AchievementsBURBANK, 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 AchievementsBURBANK, 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

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BURBANK, Calif. - Saturday 11/05/2011

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Tuesday 10/18/2011

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 07/18/2011

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 07/18/2011

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Monday 07/18/2011

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.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.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.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.

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BURBANK, Calif. - Wednesday 09/08/2010

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.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.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.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.

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