- The Annie Awards were originally designed to honor lifetime achievements in the field of animation only, but are nowadays given in a wide range of animation related categories.
- No Annie awards are being presented in 2002. The award year is being shifted to match the calendar year (the next awards will cover 17 months).
Certificate of Merit
June Foray Award
- This award is given for services to the animation community.
Special Achievement Award
Ub Iwerks Award for Technical Achievement
Winsor McCay Award
- This is the ASIFA award for lifetime achievement.