The 41st Annual ASIFA Annie Awards 2014

The Annie Awards are presented annually by the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood. The Annie is the American award for accomplishments in animation, originating in 1972 when legendary film talent June Foray recognized that there were no awards organizations in the industry devoted to animation. The Annies have been presented by the Los Angeles branch of the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood since 1972. Originally designed to celebrate lifetime or career contributions to animation, it has given awards to individual films since 1972 and films and individuals since 1992.

The list of nominees for the 41st Annie Awards…winners were presented in Los Angeles on 2.1.2014 and indicated in bold.

Best Animated Feature

A Letter to Momo – GKIDS
Despicable Me 2 – Illumination Entertainment/Universal Pictures
Ernest & Celestine – GKIDS
Frozen – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Monsters University – Pixar Animation Studios
The Croods – DreamWorks Animation
The Wind Rises – Studio Ghibli/Touchstone Pictures

Best Animated Special Production

Chipotle Scarecrow – Chipotle Creative Department, Moonbot Studios, CAA Marketing
Listening Is an Act of Love – StoryCorps
Room on the Broom – Magic Light Pictures
Toy Story OF TERROR! – Pixar Animation Studios

Best Animated Short Subject

Despicable Me 2 – Puppy – Illumination Entertainment/Universal Pictures
Get A Horse! – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Gloria Victoria – National Film Board of Canada
My Mom is an Airplane – Acme Filmworks
The Numberlys – Moonbot Studios

Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial

Despicable Me 2 – Cinemark – Illumination Entertainment/Universal
Sound of the Woods – Acme Filmworks
The Polar Bears Movie – Scott Free Productions/RSA Films, Animal Logic, CAA Marketing

Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Preschool Children

Bubble Guppies – Nickelodeon Productions/Nelvana
Disney Sofia the First – Disney Television Animation
Doc McStuffins – Brown Bag Films
Justin Time – Guru Studio
Peter Rabbit – Nickelodeon Productions/Silvergate Media

Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children’s Audience

Adventure Time – Cartoon Network Studios
Beware the Batman – Warner Bros. Animation
Disney Gravity Falls – Disney Television Animation
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Regular Show – Cartoon Network Studios
Scaredy Squirrel – Nelvana Ltd.
Teen Titans Go! – Warner Bros. Animation
The Legend of Korra – Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production

Archer – FX Networks
Bob’s Burgers – Bento Box Entertainment
Disney Tron Uprising – Disney Television Animation
Futurama – 20th Century Fox Television
Motorcity – Titmouse Inc.

 Best Animated Video Game

Diggs Nightcrawler – Moonbot Studios, Sony London Studio, Exient
Tiny Thief – 5 ANTS
The Last of Us – Naughty Dog

Best Student Film

Chicken or the Egg – Ringling College of Art and Design
Kellerkind – Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Miss Todd – Kristina Yee
Move Mountain – Kirsten Lepore
SEM̥FORO РUniversity of Southern California
The Final Straw – Ringling College of Art and Design
Trusts & Estates – CalArts
Wedding Cake – Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg

The list of individual Annie Award winners can be on the Annie Awards website.
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