ASIFA-Hollywood announced nominations today for its 51st Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The ILM team which included Rick O’Connor, Mike Beaulieu, Stewart Alves, Kevin Reuter, and Wai Kit Wan received a nomination for Best Character Animation – Live Action for its work on Lucasfilm’s hit Disney+ series, Ahsoka.
The Annie Awards™ cover 36 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. Created in 1972 by veteran voice talent June Foray, the Annie Awards™ have grown in scope and stature for five decades.
The awards will be presented on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
ASIFA-Hollywood is the world’s first and foremost professional organization dedicated to promoting the Art of Animation and celebrating the people who create it. Today, ASIFA-Hollywood, the largest chapter of the international organization ASIFA, supports a wide range of animation activities and preservation efforts through its membership. Current initiatives include the Animation Archive, Animation Aid Foundation, animated film preservation, open-source software support, special events, classes, and screenings.