Lou Scheimer 2002 Annie Award (Filmation, 2002).
The prestigious Annie Awards first began back in 1972.
Legend holds that it was originally voiceover legend June Foray‘s idea to have an awards ceremony which would acknowledge the animation industry. This is the Annie Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Lou Scheimer in in 2002. It acknowledges his “Special Achievement in the Field of Animation.” Designed by Tom Woodward, the historical zoetrope serves as its model.
Very few Lifetime Achievement “Annies” ever come to market! Award has full dedication plaque and stands 9.5″ tall. In Fine condition. From the Lou Scheimer/Filmation Archives.
Louis “Lou” Scheimer (October 19, 1928 – October 17, 2013) was an American producer, one of the original founders of Filmation, an animation company, and also credited as an executive producer of many of its cartoons as “Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle”, “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” and “Bravestarr”.