Anime News Network is reporting that anime director Katsuhiro Otomo will be appearing in person at the 41st Annual Annie Awards on February 1, 2014 to receive the Winsor McCay Award.

The award is “given to individuals in recognition of lifetime or career contributions to the art of animation in producing, directing, animating, design, writing, voice acting, sound and sound effects, technical work, music, professional teaching, and for other endeavors which exhibit outstanding contributions to excellence in animation.”

Source: ANN