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Zootopia and Kubo and the Two Strings Lead ANNIE Nominations

Two major Oscar contenders for Animated Feature, Zootopia and Kubo and the Two Strings, led the 44th ANNIE award nominations today with 11 and 10 apiece, respectively. Joining those in the top category of Best Animated Feature were Finding Dory, Kung Fu Panda 3 and Moana. Independent animated features have a separate category, which makes Oscar predicting here more difficult. …

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43rd ANNIE Awards Winners: Inside Out Dominates the Night

Disney/Pixar’s INSIDE OUT was the big winner of tonight 43rd ANNIE Awards, grabbing 10 awards including Best Animated Feature. Winners of the 43rd Annie Awards were revealed during a ceremony on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California. PRODUCTION CATEGORIES Best Animated Feature “Inside Out” – Pixar Animation Studios Best Animated Special Production “He Named …

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2015 ANNIE Nominations: Anomalisa, The Good Dinosaur, Inside Out Dominate

  Best Animated Feature Anomalisa – Paramount Pictures Inside Out – Pixar Animation Studios Shaun the Sheep The Movie – Aardman Animations The Good Dinosaur – Pixar Animation Studios The Peanuts Movie – Blue Sky Studios, Twentieth Century Fox Animation Best Animated Special Production Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas – Warner Bros. Animation He Named Me Malala – Parkes-MacDonald / Little …

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‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ Wins Big at the ANNIE Awards

Although The Boxtrolls lead the nomination tally going into the awards, How to Train Your Dragon 2 won six awards at the 42nd ANNIE Awards this weekend, including Directing, Editing, Music, Storyboarding, Character Animation in an Animated Feature as well as the big one itself, Best Animated Feature. The Boxtrolls won Best Production Design and Best Voice Acting (Ben Kingsley) …

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Boxtrolls Dominate Annie Awards Nominations

While most awards pundits kept their eyes glued on the NYFCC today (or at least their Twitter account), the animators guild quietly revealed their own set of nominations today. This article would be far too lengthy if we would list all of their 327 categories, but we can say that Focus Features’ The Boxtrolls took in a big haul with …

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ASC hits solid ground, while Annie Awards go for more slippery surface

It was a quiet week, but suddenly they come in droves…. Next to the Writers Guild of America today, the American Society of Cinematographers as well as ASIFA-Hollywood (that’s the animators) announced their winners for the year. The cinematographers chose Gravity, in a not so unexpected move. Already highly acclaimed and the heavy favorite for the Oscar, this all but …

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