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Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Sweeps 43rd Annie Awards

Pixar Animation Studios swept the 43rd Annual Annie Awards winning all eleven of the awards designated for Animated Feature Productions – including the coveted award for Best Animated Feature for Inside Out.

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 Inside Out went on to win all but one of the remaining Annie Awards in their category including:

  • Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production
  • Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

But it didn’t stop there. Pixar Animation Studios dominated the evening taking home the one remaining award – Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in an Animated Production for The Good Dinosaur

boy_and_the_worldIn addition to the awards for Animated Feature Productions, a new category – Best Animated Feature: Independent – was added this year. Congratulations to Filme de Papel who was the inaugural recipient in this category with their animated feature, Boy and the World.

On the broadcast side, it was a night for Disney Television Animation winning five Annies including Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Children with Wander Over Yonder – The Breakfast. Disney Mickey Mouse took home awards for Outstanding Achievement for Music in a TV/Broadcast Production and Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in a TV/Broadcast Production for ¡Feliz Cumpleaños. And the award for Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in a TV/Broadcast Production went to Disney Mickey Mouse – Coned.

bobs_burgers_haunteningThe Annual Annie Awards is the animation industry’s most prestigious event. On February 6, 2016 animators, vfx artists, writers, storyboard artists, editors and producers gathered at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus to celebrate excellence in the field of animation. Fans of animation from around the globe joined from afar, watching the live stream of 43rd Annual Annie Awards. 

cg+news would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the winners! The talent of this year’s nominees was extraordinary. In addition to the winners, many of the runners-up were winners in their own right. Who were your favorites? We’d love to hear from you! Feel free to add you comments.

And with that, we’re proud to present, the Winners of the 43rd Annual Annie Awards.

Best Animated Feature:
Inside Out
Pixar Animation Studios

Best Animated Special Production
He Named Me Malala 
Parkes-MacDonald / Little Door

Best Animated Short Subject
World of Tomorrow
Don Hertzfeldt

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Commercial
Man and Dog
Psyop

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children
Tumble LeafMirror
Amazon Studios and Bix Pix Entertainment

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Children
Wander Over YonderThe Breakfast
Disney Television Animation

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for a General Audience
The SimpsonsHalloween of Horror 
Gracie Films in Association with 20th Century Fox Television

Best Animated Feature-Independent
Boy and the World 
Filme de Papel

Best Student Film
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Taha Neyestani, Sheridan College

Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in an Animated Production
The Good Dinosaur
Jon Reisch and Stephen Marshall
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in a Live Action Production
Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron – Sokovia Destruction 
Michael Balog, Jim Van Allen, Florent Andorra and Georg Kaltenbrunner
Marvel Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Television/Broadcast
Dragons: Race to the Edge – Have Dragon Will Travel, Part 1
Chi-Ho Chan
DreamWorks Animation Television

Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Feature Production
Inside Out 
Allison Rutland
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Live Action Production
The Revenant – The Bear (Judy)
Matthew Shumway, Adrian Millington, Blaine Toderian, Alexander Poei and Kevin Lan
Regency Enterprises, New Regency Pictures, Anonymous Content, M Productions, Appian Way, RatPac-Dune Entertainment

Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Video Game
Evolve
David Gibson
2K Games 

Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in a TV/Broadcast Production
Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas
Craig Kellman
Screen Novelties and Warner Bros. Animation

Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Albert Lozano and Chris Sasaki 
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Gravity Falls – Episode: Northwest Mansion Mystery
Matt Braly
Disney Television Animation

Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Pete Docter
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Music in a TV/Broadcast Production
Disney Mickey Mouse – Episode: ¡Feliz Cumpleaños!
Christopher Willis
Disney Television Animation

Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Michael Giacchino
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show – Peabody’s Parents/Galileo
Kevin Dart, Sylvia Liu, Chris Turnham and Eastwood Wong
DreamWorks Animation Television

Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Ralph Eggleston
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in a TV/Broadcast Production
Disney Mickey Mouse – ¡Feliz Cumpleaños!
Alonso Ramirez Ramos
Disney Television Animation

Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Tony Rosenast
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Bob’s Burgers – Hawk & Chick
Kristen Schaal
Twentieth Century Fox Television and Bento Box Entertainment

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Phyllis Smith
Pixar Animation Studios 

Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Bob’s Burgers – The Hauntening
Steven Davis and Kelvin Yu
Twentieth Century Fox Television Bento Box Entertainment 

Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley
Pixar Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in a TV/Broadcast Production
Disney Mickey Mouse – Coned
Illya Owens
Disney Television Animation

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production
Inside Out
Kevin Nolting
Pixar Animation Studios




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