Annie Nominations! Dragon Leads…

2010 ANNIE AWARD NOMINATIONS BY CATEGORY PRODUCTION CATEGORIES (If I’m counting right, I think How to Train Your Dragon leads. Toy Story 3 has three nominations — apparently Disney did not submit this film to the Annies to protest their recent changes in the way the...
Posted On 06 Dec 2010

Disney withdraws from the Annie Awards

Citing concerns over the voting process, Disney/Pixar is removing itself from official participation at the Annie Awards. “After more than a year of discussions with the ASIFA board, we have regretfully decided to withdraw from the organization and no longer participate in...
Posted On 25 Aug 2010

Pixar’s Up Wins Big at the Annies

AJ tips us off the Variety story: ‘Up’ took the top prize at the 37th annual Annie Awards Saturday, as well as directing honors for helmer Pete Doctor. Meanwhile, Laika’s ‘Coraline’ and Disney’s hand-drawn film ‘The Princess and the...
Posted On 07 Feb 2010

Annie Award Nominees

via Living in Cinema: Best Animated Feature Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Coraline Fantastic Mr. Fox The Princess and the Frog The Secret of Kells Up Directing in a Feature Production Wes Anderson — Fantastic Mr. Fox Pete Docter — Up Christopher Miller, Phil Lord...
Posted On 01 Dec 2009

You’ve GOT TO BE KIDDING

In the weirdest Oscar year ever, Kung-Fu Panda swept the Annie Awards and Wall-E, a film that holds the record for the most nominated categories for an animated film at the Oscars, goes home empty-handed. No joke, read it and weep, as Variety’s Peter Debruge reports:...
Posted On 31 Jan 2009