Up took the top prizes for animated feature at the 37th annual Annie Awards.
The Disney-Pixar movie won two awards ‘ one for best picture and best director for Pete Docter ‘ while the Disney holiday special Prep and Landing took best animated TV production as one of its three wins.
The awards were spread around this year, with both Coraline and The Princess and the Frog each winning three awards in the feature film side, followed by two for Up and single wins for Monsters vs. Aliens and Fantastic Mr. Fox.
On the TV side, Prep and Landing took three awards, followed by two for Penguins of Madagascar and single wins for Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space, The Fairly OddParents: Wishology-The Big Beginning, the holiday special Merry Madagascar, SpongeBob SquarePants ‘ Truth or Square and The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XX.
In the short subject category, Robot Chicken: Star Wars 2.5 won, with Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder taking the home video award.
The awards were presented at a gala ceremony hosted by William Shatner at UCLA’s Royce Hall
The full list of winners follows.
Best Animated Feature
Up – Pixar Animation Studios
Best Home Entertainment Production
Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder – The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Best Animated Short Subject
Robot Chicken: Star Wars 2.5 – ShadowMachine
Best Animated Television Commercial
Spanish Lottery “Deportees” – Acme Filmworks, Inc.
Best Animated Television Production
Prep and Landing – ABC Family/Walt Disney Animation Studios
Best Animated Television Production for Children
The Penguins of Madagascar – Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation
James Mansfield “The Princess and the Frog” – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Character Animation in a Television Production
Phillip To “Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space” – DreamWorks Animation
Character Animation in a Feature Production
Eric Goldberg “The Princess and the Frog” – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Character Design in a Television Production
Bill Schwab “Prep and Landing” – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Character Design in a Feature Production
Shane Prigmore “Coraline” – Laika
Directing in a Television Production
Bret Haaland “The Penguins of Madagascar – Launchtime” – Nickelodeon and
Directing in a Feature Production
Pete Docter “Up” – Pixar Animation Studios
Music in a Television Production
Guy Moon The Fairly OddParents: “Wishology-The Big Beginning” – Nickelodeon
Music in a Feature Production
Bruno Coulais “Coraline” – Laika
Production Design in a Television Production
Andy Harkness “Prep and Landing” – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Production Design in a Feature Production
Tadahiro Uesugi “Coraline” – Laika
Storyboarding in a Television Production
Robert Koo “Merry Madagascar” – DreamWorks Animation
Storyboarding in a Feature Production
Tom Owens “Monsters vs. Aliens” ‘ DreamWorks Animation
Voice Acting in a Television Production
Tom Kenny – Voice of SpongeBob – “SpongeBob SquarePants – Truth or Square” – Nickelodeon
Voice Acting in a Feature Production
Jen Cody – Voice of Charlotte – “The Princess and the Frog” – Walt Disney
Writing in a Television Production
Daniel Chun – “The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XX” – Gracie Films
Writing in a Feature Production
Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach – “Fantastic Mr. Fox” – 20th Century Fox