The board of directors for ASIFA-Hollywood announced that its 50th Annual Annie Awards recognising the year’s best in the field of animation will return to a live ceremony on Saturday, 25 February 2023 at UCLA’s Royce Hall, Los Angeles, CA.
The Annie Awards covers 37 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Feature-Independent, Special Productions, Sponsored Films, Short Subjects, Student Films and Outstanding Individual Achievements, as well as the honorary Juried Awards.
ASIFA-Hollywood is the world’s foremost professional organisation dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it.
Today, ASIFA-Hollywood, the largest chapter of the international organisation ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation), supports a range of animation activities and preservation efforts through its membership. Current initiatives include the animation archive, Animation Aid Foundation, animated film preservation, animation open source support, special events, screenings and of course, the annual Annie Awards.
Created in 1972 by veteran voice talent June Foray, the Annie Awards have grown in scope and stature for five decades.