ASIFA-Hollywood’s annual celebration of excellence in animation is set for February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall; nomination announcements are coming January 11, 2024.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced the 51st Annual Annie Awards Annie Award nominations will be revealed Thursday, January 11, 2024, with the award ceremony following on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
VIP tickets are now available here. Tickets are $300 each and admit guests to pre- and post-receptions, beginning at 4:30 p.m., and to the ceremony at 7 p.m. The last day to purchase tickets online is Friday, February 9, 2024. Additional tickets can purchased (based on availability) through the UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) 825-2101.
Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards are presented in 10 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, Voice Acting, etc.). Additional honorary awards presented are for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, and special achievement.
Only three weeks are left to submit entries for this year’s Annie Awards. Deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m. PT on Friday, December 8, 2023. Rules, deadlines, and submission category details are available here.
ASIFA-Hollywood is the largest chapter of the Association Internationale du Film d’Animation (International Animated Film Association) and supports various 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.