BURBANK, Calif. (August 18, 2011) — The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its ‘Call for Entries’ for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. The Annie Award is recognized by the entertainment industry as the highest and most prestigious honor given in animation by the animation industry. The 39th Annual Annie Awards ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, February 4, 2012, at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.
The 2011 Annie Awards will be presented in 28 categories including two new categories — Outstanding Editorial in an Animated Feature and Outstanding Editorial in an Animated Television Production —added to the slate this year. A ‘Member’s’ Favorite’ award has also been added, but will be on a separate ballot located on the Annies website. While Annie voting is limited to professional members, all members, both professional and associate, will be able to vote on this award.