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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’ and ‘Feast’ Earn Eight Nominations for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards

Disney’s latest animated film – Big Hero 6 – and the newest animated short, Feast, have earned a total of eight nominations for the 42nd annual Annie Awards.
The awards are presented by the International Animated Film Society and are considered the highest honor for an animated film.
The Annie Awards cover 36 categories including Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Short Subjects, Commercials, and Outstanding Individual Achievements.
This year Disney’s hit animated film Frozen won for Best Animated Feature and four other categories, and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Get A Horse! …

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[17 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Frozen’ Named Best Animated Featured at 41st Annual Annie Awards

Disney’s animated blockbuster Frozen was named Best Animated Feature at this month’s 41st Annual Annie Awards.
The Annie Awards are considered a good predictor for which film will win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
The awards honor excellence and individual achievement in 30 categories related to animated film including best feature, production, design, character animation, effects animation, writing, music, storyboarding, editing, and voice acting.
In all, Disney and Pixar took home 16 awards at the Annie Awards including Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated Feature Production (Frozen); Outstanding Achievement, Music in …

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[3 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ ‘Paperman,’ and Others Earn 2013 Annie Awards

The Oscars are still a few weeks away, but this weekend, this year’s animated films were given a chance to shine at the 40th Annual Annie Awards. Disney films took home many of the top awards this year, including the top prizes of Best Animated Feature and Animated Short Subject.
Wreck-It Ralph, Disney Animation Studios’ most recent release, took home five awards, increasing its momentum as it vies for Best Animated Feature at this year’s Academy Awards. In addition to the award for Best Animated Feature, the film also earned awards …

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[8 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
‘Toy Story 3’, ‘Day and Night’ Garner Annie Awards Nominations

The International Animated Film Society announced on Monday that both “Toy Story 3” and the animated short “Day and Night” had been nominated for Annie Awards.  While “Day and Night” was nominated in one category, for Best Animated Short Subject, “Toy Story 3” was nominated for three awards:  Best Animated Feature; Directing in a Feature Production (for Lee Unkrich); and Writing in a Feature Production (for Michael Arndt.) 
While not completely unexpected, the nominations are somewhat surprising, since Walt Disney Studios and Pixar announced in August that they would no longer …

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[26 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
No More Annie Awards For Disney

Disney’s Pixar may have taken home top honors six out of the last ten times, but that is all changed now. An announcement from Disney today stated they have withdrawn from the Hollywood chapter of the International Animated Film Society, a group who hands out awards for achievment in animation.
Disney has made no secret of its feelings regarding the group in recent years. While not the case with most organizations that hand out awards, Disney feels the group responsible for the Annie Awards allows people to …