Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Animated Events: 46th Annie Awards

On Saturday, February 2nd at 7 p.m. PST (10 p.m. EST), ASIFA Hollywood will be streaming the annual Annie Awards, a celebration of the best our industry has to offer.

Both the Production and Individual Achievement categories are listed on the Nominees page, however some highlights are below:

Best Animated Feature
  • Early Man - Aardman Animations
  • Incredibles 2 - Pixar Animation Studios
  • Isle Of Dogs - Fox Searchlight Pictures / Indian Paintbrush / American Empirical Pictures
  • Ralph Breaks The Internet - Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - Sony Pictures Animation
Best Animated Feature - Independent
  • Ce Magnifique Gâteau! - Beast Animation, Vivement Lundi !, Pedri Animation
  • MFKZ - Ankama / Studio 4ºC
  • Mirai - Studio Chizu
  • Ruben Brandt, Collector - Ruben Brandt LLC
  • Tito and the Birds - Bits Productions, Split Studio
Best Animated Short Subject
  • Grandpa Walrus - Caïmans Productions
  • Lost & Found - Wabi Sabi Studios
  • SOLAR WALK - Nørlum
  • Untravel - Production: Film House Baš Čelik, Serbia Co-production: BFilm, Bratislava / Your Dreams Factory, Bratislava
  • Weekends - past lives productions
In addition to the Production and Individual Achievement awards, they'll also be presenting the Juried Awards for the following:
  • the Winsor McCay Award - 'for their career contributions to the art of animation',
  • the Ub Iwerks Award - 'for technical advancement in the art of animation',
  • the Special Achievement Award,
  • the June Foray Award - 'for their significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation', and
  • the Certificate of Merit.
You can watch the 46th Annie Awards ceremony live right 'here' on the Annie Awards website.

Congratulations to all the nominees!