Award season in animation means not just the Oscars, but also the Annies and the VES Awards. Both of the awards officially opened their call for entries this week.
The 44th edition of the Annie Awards, presented by ASIFA-Hollywood, will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The Annies will be presented in 9 production categories and 22 individual achievement categories. Additionally, up to five honorary awards may be granted for lifetime accomplishments, philanthropy, technical advances, special achievement, and meritorious service.