Today, the 40th Annual Annie Awards announced that movie reviewer Leonard Maltin and voice actors Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche will be sharing hosting duties this Saturday at the 40th Annual Annie Awards. In addition to the trio, the Annies announced that actor Seth Green will be making a special appearance at the award ceremony.
ASIFA-Hollywood President Frank Gladstone stated that, “We are very excited to have our hosts share in the 40th celebration of the Annies and know they will bring great energy and excitement to this year’s ceremony".
The Annie Awards is basically the Oscar® of animation. It is regarded as the highest honor given for excellence in animation. The Annie Award is given to 30 categories in animation, ranging from best feature, production design, storyboarding, character animation, effects animation to voice acting. The Annies have played a vital role in recognizing animation's biggest and brightest stars..
For more information visit www.annieawards.org.