Wednesday, December 04, 2013

41st Annie Awards Nominations


The nominations for the 41st Annie Awards were published earlier this week. Congratulations to my very, very  talented colleagues for the nominations in story boarding!!

Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production

Steven MacLeod - The Croods
 - DreamWorks Animation

Eric Favela – Despicable Me 2 - 
Universal Pictures

Dean Kelly - Monsters University
 - Pixar Animation Studios

Jason Hand - Planes
- Disneytoon Studios

John Ripa - Frozen
 - Walt Disney Animation Studios

Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production

Piero Piluso - Monsters vs. Aliens
 - Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Douglas Lovelace - Dragons: Riders of Berk
 - DreamWorks Animation

Adam Ford, Deke Wightman, Kevin Mellon, Justin Wagner, Benji Williams - Archer
 - FX Networks

Alonso Ramos-Ramirez - Disney Mickey Mouse
 - Disney Television Animation

Daniel Chong - Toy Story of TERROR! - Pixar Animation Studios

Alonso Ramos-Ramirez - Gravity Falls - 
Disney Television Animation Guillermo Del Toro, Guy Davis, Ralph Sosa - The Simpsons -- "Treehouse of Horror XXIV" -- Gracie Films in Association with 20th Century Fox TV

Paul Watling - Justin Time - 
Guru Studio

Even though the Annie Award it is an (US)American award, it is great to see more and more european productions and artists being nominated. Special congratulations also to the artists from "Kellerkind" and "The Wedding Cake" both from the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, nominated for best student films. Also congratulations to Stuttgart's  Studio Soi 's: "Room on the Broom" , nominated for Best Animated Special Production.