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49th Annie Awards Cancels Physical Event, Moves to Virtual Event on March 12

49th Annie Awards Cancels Physical Event, Moves to Virtual Event on March 12


forty ninth Annie Awards Cancels Bodily Occasion, Strikes to Digital Occasion on March 12

The Worldwide Animated Movie Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, introduced on Thursday that it’s canceling the bodily occasion for its forty ninth Annual Annie Awards and is as an alternative internet hosting a digital occasion that can livestream on March 12 at 10:00 p.m. EST. The ASIFA-Hollywood web site will stream an archive of the whole recording on March 13.

The awards ceremony was scheduled to happen on February 26 at UCLA’s Royce Corridor.

The forty ninth Annual Annie Awards has nominated Mamoru Hosoda‘s BELLE, Ayumu Watanabe‘s Fortune Favors Woman Nikuko, Takayuki Hirao‘s Pompo: The Cinéphile, and Patrick Imbert’s The Summit of the Gods for the “Greatest Indie Function” class.

Hosoda’s BELLE can also be nominated for the “Greatest Course – Function,” “Greatest FX – Function,” “Greatest Manufacturing Design – Function,” and “Greatest Writing – Function” classes.

Youki Kojima and Yuta Bando‘s music for the Poupelle of Chimney City movie is nominated for the “Greatest Music – Function” class.

Netflix‘s Castlevania can also be nominated for the “Greatest FX – TV/Media” class.

The Star Wars: Visions anime’s “The Duel” episode from Kamikaze Douga was additionally nominated within the “Greatest TV/Media – Basic Viewers” class. Moreover the Stillwater present from Polygon Footage is nominated within the “Greatest TV/Media – Preschool” class.

The Annie Awards acknowledge excellent achievement in animation. ASIFA-Hollywood added the Greatest Animated Impartial Function award for the 2016 awards with a purpose to “acknowledge not solely options in large launch, but in addition the unbiased animators, worldwide studios, anime and particular productions that may not in any other case get the eye they deserve.” Hosoda’s Mirai movie gained the award in 2019.

Supply: ASIFA-Hollywood’s web site