The International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced that it will cancel the live event of 49th Annual Annie Awards and will instead live streaming the event on March 12 at 7:00PM Pacific time.
The ASIFA-Hollywood website will rebroadcast the complete recording on the next day (March 13).
The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on February 26 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Nominations for “Best Indie Feature” category:
- BELLE by Mamoru Hosoda
- Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko by Ayumu Watanabe
- Pompo: The Cinéphile by Takayuki Hirao
- Kamigami no Itadaki by Patrick Imbert
The Annie Awards are accolades which the Los Angeles branch of the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood, has presented each year since 1972 to recognize excellence in animation shown in cinema and television. Originally designed to celebrate lifetime or career contributions to animation, the award has been given to individual works since 1992.