December 2, 2013 |
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society. The following is a complete list of nominees: Animated feature "A Letter to Momo" - GKIDS "Despicable Me 2" - Universal Pictures "Ernest & Celestine" - GKIDS WINNER: "Frozen" - Walt Disney Animation Studios "Monsters University" - Pixar Animation Studios "The Croods" - DreamWorks Animation "The Wind Rises" - The Walt Disney Studios Annie Award for best animated special production WINNER: "Chipotle Scarecrow" - Moonbot Studios "Listening Is an Act of Love" - StoryCorps "Room on the Broom" - Magic Light Pictures "Toy Story of Terror" - Pixar Animation Studios Animated short subject "Despicable Me 2" - Puppy - Universal Pictures WINNER: "Get a Horse!"
February 2, 2013
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" was named best animated film of 2012 at the 40th Annie Awards on Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall. Rich Moore also was named best director for the animated comedy about a video game villain who dreams of being a hero, and Alan Tudyk won the Annie for voice acting as King Candy in the box-office hit. Phil Johnston and Jennifer Lee won for their screenplay and Henry Jackman, Skrillex, Adam Young, Matthew Thiessen,...
February 2, 2013 |
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" was named best animated film of 2012 at the 40th Annie Awards on Saturday evening at UCLA's Royce Hall. Rich Moore also was named best director for the animated comedy about a video game villain who dreams of being a hero, and Alan Tudyk won the Annie for voice acting as King Candy in the box-office hit. Phil Johnston and Jennifer Lee won for their screenplay and Henry Jackman, Skrillex, Adam Young, Matthew Thiessen, Jamie...
December 4, 2012
The saga of Lamb of God's Randy Blythe continues with the singer's being indicted on manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic in connection with the death of a fan at a 2010 concert. The frontman of the Virginia-based metal band spent five weeks in a Czech prison earlier this year, accused of pushing a fan from the stage during a performance. That fan died from a head injury. Blythe has denied the charges. In a statement Monday, Lamb of God's manager, Larry Mazer, said, "Obviously, we intend to fight vigorously against these charges as we feel that in no way did Randy intend to cause bodily harm on the young fan who subsequently died from injuries sustained at the show.
December 3, 2012 |
"Brave," "Frankenweenie," "Hotel Transylvania," "ParaNorman," "Rise of the Guardians," "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," "The Rabbi's Cat" and "Wreck-It Ralph" have earned nominations for animated film of the year for the Annie Awards. Notably missing from the best picture list were "Ice Age: Continental Drift" and "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted. " The announcements Monday for the 40th annual Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, encompass 30 categories including film, TV production, commercials, short subjects, video games, student films and honorary and achievement awards.
December 2, 2009 |
Walt Disney Animation Studios dominated the 37th annual Annie Award nominations announced Tuesday with 17 nods, including eight for "The Princess and the Frog" and nine for its upcoming ABC-TV special, "Prep and Landing." The Annie Awards are presented by the International Animated Film Society and honor the best in animated features, television productions, commercials, short subjects and individual achievements in the field of animation. The traditional 2-D animated "The Princess and the Frog" was nominated for best animated feature, as well as earning individual nominations for animated effects, character animation, production design and voice acting.