Animation’s Highest Honor – 39th Annual Annie Award Winners

This past Saturday Animations highest honor the 39th Annual Annie Awards was held in LA at UCLA presented by The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood. This years show was hosted by Patton Oswalt and was broadcast live over the internet via webcast. Below is the complete list of winners.

PRODUCTION CATEGORIES

Best Animated Feature: Rango – Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink/GK Films Production

Annie Award for Best Animated Special Production: Kung Fu Panda – Secrets of the Masters – DreamWorks Animation

Best Animated Short Subject: Adam and Dog – Minkyu Lee

Best Animated Television Commercial: Twinings “Sea” – Psyop

Best General Audience Animated TV Production: The Simpsons – Gracie Films

Best Animated Television Production – Preschool: Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates – Disney Television Animation

Best Animated Television Production – Children: The Amazing World of Gumball – Cartoon Network in Association with Dandelion Studios, Boulder Media & Studio Soi

Best Animated Video Game: Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet – Shadow Planet Productions, Gagne/Fuelcell

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT CATEGORIES

Animated Effects in an Animated Production: Kevin Romond “Tintin” – Amblin Entertainment, Wingnut Films and Kennedy/Marshall

Animated Effects in a Live Action Production: Florent Andorra “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” – Industrial Light & Magic

Character Animation in a Television Production: Tony Smeed “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice” – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Character Animation in a Feature Production: Jeff Gabor “Rio” – Blue Sky Studios

Character Animation in a Live Action Production: Eric Reynolds “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” – 20th Century Fox

Character Design in a Television Production: Bill Schwab “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice” – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Character Design in a Feature Production: Mark “Crash” McCreery “Rango” – Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink/GK Films Production

Directing in a Television Production: Matthew Nastuk “The Simpsons” – Gracie Films

Directing in a Feature Production: Jennifer Yuh Nelson “Kung Fu Panda 2” – DreamWorks Animation

Music in a Television Production: Grace Potter, Michael Giacchino “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice” – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Music in a Feature Production: John Williams “Tintin” – Amblin Entertainment, Wingnut Films and Kennedy/Marshall

Production Design in a Television Production: Mark Bodnar, Chris Tsirgiotis, Sue Mondt and Daniel Elson “Secret Mountain Fort Awesome” – Cartoon Network Studios

Production Design in a Feature Production: Raymond Zibach “Kung Fu Panda 2” – DreamWorks Animation

Storyboarding in a Television Production: Brian Kesinger “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice” – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Storyboarding in a Feature Production: Jeremy Spears “Winnie The Pooh” – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Voice Acting in a Television Production: Jeff Bennett as Kowalski “Penguins of Madagascar” – Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation

Voice Acting in a Feature Production: Bill Nighy as Grandsanta “Arthur Christmas” – Sony Pictures Animation, Aardman Animations

Writing in a Television Production: Carolyn Omine “The Simpsons -Treehouse of Horror XXII” – Gracie Films

Writing in a Feature Production: John Logan, Gore Verbinski and James Byrkit “Rango” – Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink/GK Films Productions

Editing in Television Production: Ted Machold, Jeff Adams, Doug Tiano, Bob Tomlin “Penguins of Madagascar” – Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation

Editing in a Feature Production: Craig Wood, A.C.E. “Rango” – Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present

 JURIED AWARDS

Winsor McCay Award —Walt Peregoy, Borge Ring, Ronald Searle

June Foray — Art Leonardi

Special Achievement — Depth Analysis

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