Asifa Hollywoodâ€™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 intâ€™l members were invited to vote for the best feature.
Among the winners in the Annies 28 categories:
Best feature: Gore Verbinskiâ€™s â€śRangoâ€ť.
Best short: Adam and Dog â€“ 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),
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/