Achievement Category

Best Animated Effects in an Animated Production

An Annie Award for Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in an Animated Production shall be awarded to an Effects Animator or Effects Animation Team for creative excellence in the field of animation.

Eligibility: To be eligible to receive this award, an individual or team must have worked in the capacity of, and received appropriate screen credit on a single animated production, in any medium (e.g., theatrical, single episode Television/Broadcast, special production, video game, etc.), that was originally released in the United States between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

If the project for which this individual or team is nominated has either not been released to the public or screened for the membership of ASIFA-Hollywood by October 20, 2017, a submission of required materials must be provided for the members of this category’s nominating committee or, if materials are not readily available for judging, late projects may, at the production’s discretion, be held for judging during the 46th Award cycle in 2018.

Mechanical Requirements for submission: Clips from the production must be uploaded as a digital video file, not exceeding five minutes (5:00) in length. Acceptable formats for video files are listed on

Each clip must include a slate at the head of each shot indicating which effect, or effects, the artist or team animated.

These slates are not counted towards the five-minute maximum run time.