Production Category

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Commercial

An Annie Award for Best Animated Television/Broadcast Commercial shall be awarded to an animated television or broadcast commercial advertising announcement in recognition of creative excellence in the art of animation.

Eligibility: To be eligible to receive this award, an animated television or broadcast commercial must have originally appeared on television or other qualified broadcast venue (internet, mobile device or similar broadcast) anywhere in the world between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. In cases where multiple commercials were part of an advertising campaign, each spot must be submitted as a separate submission.

Trailers may be submitted in this category.

If the television commercial 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: The entire commercial must be uploaded as a digital video file. Acceptable formats for video files are listed on vimeo.com/help/compression.