Annie Awards2024

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.

2024 Call for Entries

The 51st Annual Annie Awards will take place on Saturday, February 17th, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 51st Annual Annie Awards will be presented in 37 categories including Animated Feature, Animated Feature-Independent, Television/Media Production(s), Sponsored Production, Short Subject, and Student Film, as well as Achievement and Honorary awards.

Eligibility criteria:

Entries submitted for consideration must be from productions that were released or aired in the United States between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023.

An exception will be made for animated special projects, short subjects (including VR productions), sponsored productions, 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.

In lieu of being released, student films must have been completed between January 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023.

A further exception will be allowed for the Annie Award film festival partners: Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Animafest Zagreb, and Kaboom. Grand Prize winners from these film festivals may submit their winning films in the corresponding Production Categories without incurring entry fees. Submitters who qualify must contact [email protected] to make arrangements. Other films that qualified for festival consideration but did not take grand prizes may also submit to the Annies without having US distribution, but submission fees will be required.

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