VFX ANN Awards - Awarding excellence in Animation

Honouring the best in the field of animation – ANN Awards

The kids genre in India is growing exponentially. Six months down, the sector is already growing in fast pace this year to outdo itself from last year. According to this year’s FICCI EY report, animation segment, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11 per cent till 2020. The emerging trends reflect that local content in regional languages is paying huge dividends.

With the Indian animation industry creating world class content, Animation Xpress finds it to be the perfect hour to honour the names behind the amazing animated content being produced. ANN Awards, India’s largest full scale awards in animation and all its aspects, is an attempt to award excellence in the field. 

To be held on 30 August 2019 at The LaLiT, Mumbai, ANN Awards intends to set a bar for the Indian animation industry and all its aspects. If you think you content has got it all to shine the brightest, here are the categories to send entries :





  • Best Preschool Show
  • Best Channel Packaging
  • Best Promo
  • Best 2D animated series
  • Best 3D animated series
  • Best Animation Film
  • Best Animation Digital Series
  • Best Animation Short Film
  • Best Digital Channel
  • Best Animation Digital Film

Technical Awards

  • Best Editing in an animated series
  • Best Director of an animated TV series
  • Best Screenplay
  • Best Music Composer
  • Best Title Song
  • Best Character Design
  • Best Special Effects
  • Best Character Animation
  • Best Voice Over Artist


  • Best Indie Studio
  • Young Animator of the year
  • India’s most loved animated character (Not open for all)
  • Popular Character (Global) (Not open for all)
  • Animation Personality of the Year (Not open for all)

L&M Categories

  • Best licensed and merchandised character
  • Best merchandised & licensed series

Student Awards

  • Best student 2D film
  • Best Student 3D film
  • Best Student developed original character

MAM- Media Advertising and Marketing

  • Best Animated Brand Film
  • Best Broadcasted Campaign for an Animated Series
  • Best Digital Campaign for an Animated Series
  • Best Brand Collaboration with Animated Character
  • Best experiential marketing
  • Best Brand Integration

The last date for sending entries is 30 July 2019.

Gear up folks, because here, what glitters is gold!