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Asifa’s Animation Educators Forum Accepting Applications for 2018 Faculty Grants

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce they are now accepting applications for the 2018 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Applications must be submitted online at http://grants.animationeducatorsforum.org […]

Annie Award Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit www.annieawards.org/nominees. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: Captain Underpants (DreamWorks Animation), Cars 3 (Pixar Animation Studios), Coco (Pixar Animation Studios), Despicable Me […]

Baxter, Hillenberg, Tilby and Forbis win McCay Award for Lifetime Achievement

ASIFA-Hollywood has announced this year’s slate of recipients for its Juried Awards honoring career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation. The Juried award recipients will be honored at the 45th Annie Awards set for Saturday, February 3, 2018 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The Winsor McCay Award for career contributions to the art of animation are […]

Annie Awards “Call For Entries” Begins August 14th

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 45th Annual Annie Awards to begin on Monday, August 14th. Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards™ will be presented in nine Production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 Achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, […]

Asifa-Hollywood To Give $160K To Animation-Based Programs & Events

This year, ASIFA-Hollywood, the world’s foremost professional, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the art of animation and celebrating the people who create it, has earmarked $160,000 for animation-based programs and events, including but not limited to ASIFA’s Animation Aid Foundation, $12,000; ASIFA Animation Educators Forum and its scholarship and faculty grants programs, $65,500; the Animated […]

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum Announce the 2017 Student Scholarship Program

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) are proud to announce the 2017 Student Scholarship Program. Applications are currently being accepted for academic year 2017-2018 and are available online at: http://scholarships.animationeducatorsforum.org/ through June 20. Scholarship recipients will be announced after July 15th. Proposals will be accepted for undergraduate students entering their sophomore year and above, […]

ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Announces Winners of First Faculty Grants

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum (AEF) has awarded its first annual Faculty Grants to Owen Klatte (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Dave Mauriello (Drexel University). The competition for the Grants, designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field […]

Animation Restorations Highlight UCLA’s 2017 Festival of Preservation

UCLA Film & Television Archive’s 18th Festival of Preservation kicks off in early March with a showcase of the latest restoration projects from its renown archive. In addition to undiscovered gems from classic Hollywood, rare silents, the films of Laurel & Hardy, 1960s television specials – and much more – the archive is devoting one […]

‘Zootopia” and ‘The Red Turtle’ Top Annie Awards; Complete List of Winners

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia took the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards, tonight at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia took home a total of six awards, also receiving an Annie trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding, Character Design, Voice Acting (Jason Bateman), Writing and Best Direction. Best Animated Feature–Independent was presented […]

ANNIE AWARDS: Slate of Presenters Announced

Saturday, February 4th will mark the 44th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in animation. This year’s slate of presenters include former Lakers basketball legend, Kobe Bryant; actress Jenna Elfman; animator and film director, Patrick Osborne; Auli’l Cravalho (Moana); animator, author and illustrator, Glen Keane; actor and comedian, Tom Kenny; Paige O’Hara (25th Anniversary […]

Asifa Hollywood & Animation Educators Forum Accepting Applications for 2017 Faculty Grants

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) announce they are accepting applications for the 2017 Faculty Grant program. The Faculty Grant program is designed to provide support for individuals or groups with reasonable expenditures associated with research, scholarly activity or creative projects in the field of animation. Deadline to apply is Monday, February 6 at […]

2016 Annie Award Nominations: Dory, Kubo, Moana, Panda and Zootopia Take Top Honors

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 44th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. For a complete list of nominations, please visit The Annie Awards website. This year’s Best Animated Feature nominations include: Finding Dory (Pixar Animation Studios), Kubo and the Two Strings (Laika), Kung […]

Asifa-Hollywood Donates $20k to Academy Help Preserve Williams’ “Thief/Cobbler” Art

ASIFA-Hollywood has donated $20k to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to assist with the curation and documentation of a major collection of original production artwork, donated by Miramax, of work created for Richard Williams’ production of The Thief and the Cobbler. The collection consists of thousands of hand-painted cels, pencil animation and […]

Asifa-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Selects 2016-17 Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum (AEF) recently selected eight (8) animation students to receive a total of $30,000 in scholarships for academic year 2016-17. According to the AEF judges, applications came in from all around the world including Syria, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the USA, and each had their own passionate stories to tell. […]

SUBMIT TODAY: The 44th Annie Awards ‘Call For Entries’ Is Now Open!

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 44th Annual Annie Awards are now open! Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the Annie Awards will be presented in 9 production categories (Best Feature, Broadcast Production, Short Film, etc.) and 22 achievement categories (Best Animation, Direction, Production Design, Music, […]