2014 ANNIE AWARDS FEBRUARY 1, 2014

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The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, hosted its 41st Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation, last night, February 1, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

41st annie awards

 

Frozen won the top prices for BEST FEATURE ANIMATION.  as well as 4 other ANNIES.  Monster University received 2 awards and Toy Story of Terror received 3.  Dreamworks, The Croods, won three awards.  Hayao Miyazaki won the award for writing for The Wind Rises.

 

"Frozen"

 

the-croods-final-poster

 

Plot Summary: In "The Wind

 

Steven Spielberg, Phil Tippett, and Katsuhiro Otomo were honored with career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation with special awards.  see the full list of winners:

NAME: Steven Spielberg

 

2014 ANNIE AWARDS WINNERS:

PRODUCTION

 

Best Animated Feature
Frozen – Walt Disney Animation Studios

 

Best Animated Special Production
Chipotle Scarecrow
- Chipotle Creative Department, Moonbot Studios

 

Best Animated Short Subject
Get A Horse!
- Walt Disney Animation Studios

 

Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial
Despicable Me 2 – Cinemark
- Universal Pictures

 

Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Preschool Children
Disney Sofia the First
- Disney Television Animation

 

Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children’s Audience
Adventure Time – Cartoon Network Studios

 

Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Futurama
- 20th Century Fox Television

 

Best Animated Video Game
The Last of Us – 
Naughty Dog

 

Best Student Film
Wedding Cake – Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg – Viola Baier, Iris Frisch

 

INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT CATEGORIES

 

Animated Effects in an Animated Production
Jeff Budsberg, Andre Le Blanc, Louis Flores, Jason Mayer – The Croods – DreamWorks Animation

 

Animated Effects in a Live-Action Production
Michael Balog, Ryan Hopkins, Patrick Conran, Florian Witzel – Pacific Rim
- Industrial Light & Magic

 

Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production
Kureha Yokoo – ‘Toy Story OF TERROR!’
- Pixar Animation Studios

 

Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production
Jakob Jensen – The Croods – DreamWorks Animation

 

Character Animation in a Live-Action Production
Jeff Capogreco, Jedrzej Wojtowicz, Kevin Estey, Alessandro Bonora, Gino Acevedo – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Gollum
- Weta Digital

 

Character Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Paul Rudish – Disney Mickey Mouse
- Disney Television Animation

 

Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
Carter Goodrich, Takao Noguchi, Shane Prigmore – The Croods
- DreamWorks Animation

 

Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Angus MacLane – Toy Story OF TERROR!
- Pixar Animation Studios

 

Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee – Frozen
- Walt Disney Animation Studios

 

Music in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Christopher Willis – Disney Mickey Mouse
 – Disney Television Animation

 

Music in an Animated Feature Production
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Christophe Beck – Frozen
- Walt Disney Animation Studios

 

Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Angela Sung, William Niu, Christine Bian, Emily Tetri, Frederic Stewart – The Legend of Korra
- Nickelodeon Animation Studio

 

Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Michael Giaimo, Lisa Keene, David Womersley – Frozen
- Walt Disney Animation Studios

 

Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Daniel Chong – Toy Story of TERROR! – Pixar Animation Studios

 

Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
Dean Kelly – Monsters University
- Pixar Animation Studios

 

Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Tom Kenny as the voice of Ice King – Adventure Time – 
Cartoon Network Studios

 

Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Josh Gad as the voice of Olaf – Frozen
 – Walt Disney Animation Studios

 

Writing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Lewis Morton – Futurama – 20th Century Fox Television

 

Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Hayao Miyazaki – The Wind Rises
- Studio Ghibli/Touchstone Pictures/The Walt Disney Studios

 

Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Illya Owens – Disney Mickey Mouse – 
Disney Television Animation

 

Editorial in an Animated Feature Production
Greg Snyder, Gregory Amundson, Steve Bloom – Monsters University
 – Pixar Animation Studios

 

JURIED AWARDS

 

Winsor McCay Award – Katsuhiro Otomo, Steven Spielberg & Phil Tippett

 

June Foray – Alice Davis

 

Ub Iwerks – Dragonframe

 

Special Achievement – Creative Talent Network (CTN) Animation eXpo

 

Certificate of Merit – “I Know That Voice” (Documentary)

 

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