ASIFA-Hollywood's ‘Call for Entries’ for the 47th Annual Annie Awards™ begins on Monday, August 5th. Presented in 10 Production categories and 22 Achievement categories as well as honorary awards for lifetime accomplishment, philanthropy, technical advance, special achievement and meritorious service.
Entries submitted for consideration must be from productions that were released or aired in the United States between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 . An exception will be made for animated special projects, short subjects, VR productions, commercials and student films that were not released in the United States. These may be considered for an Annie Award, providing they were originally released during the award eligibility period anywhere in the world.
A further exception will be allowed for Annie Award official film festival partners (Annecy International Animation Film Festival, International Animation Festival Hiroshima, Ottawa International Animation Festival, and Animafest Zagreb). Grand Prize winners from Annie Awards film festival partners may submit their winning films in the corresponding Production categories without incurring entry fees.
CHANGES TO THIS YEAR'S RULES
Updated screening requirements for Feature and Feature-Independent Eligibility
Short Subject Length
Short subject maximum length has been expanded from less than 20 minutes to less than 45 minutes.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its key dates for the 47th Annie Awards ceremony set for Saturday, January 25, 2020 at UCLA’s Royce Hall:
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About the Annie Awards:
Created in 1972 by veteran voice talent June Foray, who passed away in July at the age of 99, and in whose name the philanthropic June Foray Award was established, the Annie Awards™ have grown in scope and stature for the past four decades. ASIFA-Hollywood is the world’s first and foremost professional organization dedicated to promoting the Art of Animation and celebrating the people who create it. Today, ASIFA-Hollywood, the largest chapter of the international organization ASIFA, supports a range of animation activities and preservation efforts through its membership. Current initiatives include the Animation Archive, Animation Aid Foundation, Animation Educators Forum, animated film preservation, special events, scholarships and screenings.
The 47th Annual Annie Awards™ ceremony will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.