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ANNIE AWARDS 2012.

Asifa Hollywood’s 39th annual Annie Awards ceremony took place in UCLA on February 4, 2012. http://annieawards.org/ It had the largest audience, with over 12,000 viewers watcing it online.

For the first time all Asifa int’l members were invited to vote for the best feature.


Among the winners in the Annies 28 categories:

Best feature: Gore Verbinski’s “Rango”.

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH8xW8mF-AI&feature=relmfu


Best short: Adam and Dog – Minkyu Lee. Trailer: http://vimeo.com/34849443


Animated TV commercial: Twinings “Sea”. http://www.psyop.tv/twinings-sea/


Winsor McCay Award : Walt Peregoy (http://www.cartoonbrew.com/tag/walt-peregoy),

Borge Ring (1984 “Anna & Bella”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0qnXOzxQgA,  http://lambiek.net/artists/r/ring_borge.htm).

Ronald Searle (http://ronaldsearle.blogspot.com/;  Design for David Hilberman’s 1957 “Energetically Yours”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy0oE4vMk-k).

June Foray Award: Art Leonardi (http://www.animationmagazine.net/top-stories/dont-toot-that-horn-leonardi-and-the-art-of-claiming-credits/).


For a full list of nominees and winners see http://minglemediatvnetwork.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/rango-wins-best-animated-picture-at-the-39th-annie-awards/