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Annie Award Nominees Announced


Nominations for the 35th Annual Annie Awards have been announced, with Ratatouille leading the awards for animation with 13 nominations including Best Animated Feature. In the category it is up against:

Bee Movie – DreamWorks Animation
Persepolis – Sony Pictures Classics
Surf’s Up – Sony Pictures Animation
The Simpsons Movie – Twentieth Century Fox

Other categories Ratatouille has been nominated in are:

2 x Animated Effects
Character Animation in a Feature Production
Character Animation in a Television Production
Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Music in an Animated Feature Production
Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production

3 x Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Writing in an Animated Feature Producti
on

Other award nominations for Pixar and Pixar related productions include:

Best Animated Short Subject (Your Friend the Rat)
Best Animated Video Game (THQ Inc.)

The full list is here. And if my memory serves me correctly, no winner of the Best Animated Feature at the Annie’s has gone on to not win the Oscar for Best Animated Feature (bar of course, the Academy’s blunder when they gave that penguin film the award instead of Cars. Surely there is no doubt in their minds this year. I guess this article is also a good segue into this New York Times article on the issue of Disney putting Ratatouille up for Best Picture this year also.

0 Responses to Annie Award Nominees Announced

  1. Archibald says:

    Well deserved, and it wouldn’t surprise me if Ratatouille wins most of these awards.

    ps : there are actually 3 nominations for voice acting (Janeane Garofalo, Ian Holm and Patton Oswalt) 🙂

  2. Anonymous says:

    Beware being overconfident. Persepolis could snatch it unexpectedly, and we have to be prepared for that.

    I’m disappointed that Lou Romano wasn’t nominated, as I thought he did a great job as Linguini.

  3. Euphreana says:

    Wonderful! Absolutely wonderful!

    (And I’m pretty sure Ratatouille has great chance at winning. 😀 )

  4. V.M.L. says:

    I think all the voice actors of RATATOUILLE should have been nominated! They totally forgot Peter O’Toole, who did an awesome job as Anton Ego.

    I want to check out PERSEPOLIS. It sounds interesting.

  5. AJ says:

    I mean they only didn’t nominated one of the, if not the, best voice acting performances ever, Peter O’Toole

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