background img

The New Stuff

Nominees for the 38th Annual Annie Awards

Nominees for the 38th Annual Annie Awards

Nominees for the 38th Annual Annie Awards

Just recently, the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced the nominees for 38th Annual Annie Awards. The awards recognize the best in animated movies, TV, commercials, shorts, video games and individual achievement — so, in other words, everything that we love! We’ll have to wait to find out which projects won until they’re announced at the ceremony on Saturday, February 5th. Let’s take a look at some of the big categories, and let us know who you think should win in each!!

Best Animated Feature

Despicable Me – Illumination Entertainment
How to Train Your Dragon – DreamWorks Animation
Tangled – Disney
The Illusionist – Django Films
Toy Story 3 – Disney/Pixar

Best Animated Television Production

Futurama – The Curiosity Company in association with 20te Century Fox Television
Kung Fu Panda Holiday – DreamWorks Animation
Scared Shrekless – DreamWorks Animation
Star Wars: The Clone Wars “Arc Troopers” – Lucasfilm Animation
The Simpsons – Gracie Films

Best Animated Television Production for Children

Adventure Time – Cartoon Network Studios
Cloudbread – GIMC
Fanboy & Chum Chum – Nickelodeon Frederator
Regular Show – Cartoon Network Studios
SpongeBob SquarePants – Nickelodeon

Best Animated Television Commercial

Children’s Medical Center – DUCK Studios
Frito Lay Dips “And Then There Was Salsa” – LAIKA/house
How To Train Your Dragon Winter Olympic Interstitial “Speed Skating” – DreamWorks Animation
McDonald’s “Spaceman Stu” – DUCK Studios
Pop Secret “When Harry Met Sally” – Nathan Love

Special Juried Awards, which celebrate career achievement and exceptional contributions to animation will, will be awarded to:

Winsor McCay Award – Brad Bird, Eric Goldberg and Matt Groening, for career contributions to the art of animation
June Foray Award – Ross Iwamoto for significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation
Ub Iwerks Award – Autodesk for development of digital entertainment creation tools
Special Achievement Annie Award – Waking Sleeping Beauty for the documentary about the ups and downs of Disney Animation (1984-1994)

full list available at

ToonBarn Rob

um… the ToonBarn guy, of course! but you can call me Rob

Recently Published


Barbie: Princess Adventures brings movie series back

Mattel’s Barbie franchise first inspired a CG-animated ...


Cartoon Network quietly debuts first ThunderCats Roar episodes

Nearly two years after its controversial unveiling, Cartoon Network ...


Jerry Jones and Adventure Time: The reasons why fans feel off about Cartoons the last several years…

What does Jerry Jones, the owner of The Dallas Cowboys, one of the ...


Netflix launches new Pucca: Love Recipe animated series

Streaming giant Netflix added the new CG-animated Pucca: Love Recipe ...


Toys reveal first look at new Chinese Transformers animated series

These Autobots have definitely been hiding, though not necessarily in ...


Spookley the Square Pumpkin returns with new TV special after 15 years

The 2004 CG-animated movie Spookley the Square Pumpkin is getting a ...


Bakugan Battle Planet brawls into second season

Bakugan is standing tall, like an awesome one. Spin Master’s ...


Cartoon Network Asia adds Time Bokan 24

WarnerMedia’s Cartoon Network channels in Asia are adding a ...

fast & furious: spy racers

Fast & Furious Franchise Gets a Cartoon Spin-Off

Vin Diesel’s massively successful Fast & Furious franchise ...

Skip to toolbar