Nickelodeon Wins At The Annie Awards With “Rango” & “Kung Fu Panda 2″
This Saturday, February 4, the 39th Annie Awards were held at UCLA – honoring the best in animation for the year. Nickelodeon, partnering with Paramount and DreamWorks Animation, led with eight awards at the end of the night while Disney recieved six and DreamWorks Animation won five.
“Rango” won a total of five awards for best picture, character design (Mark “Crash” McCreery), writing (John Logan, Gore Verbinski and James Byrkit), editing (Craig Wood), and the first ever members’ favorite award.
“Kung Fu Panda 2″ director Jennifer Yuh Nelson won the award for best director, making her the first solo woman director to win the award! Nelson is said to be developing another project for DreamWorks, but nothing has been released yet.
Congrats to all the animation crews!
What was your favorite animated film last year?