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‘Up’ soars at Annie Awards

Disney/Pixar toon wins picture, director

‘Up’ took the top prize at the 37th annual Annie Awards Saturday, as well as directing honors for helmer Pete Doctor.

Meanwhile, Laika’s ‘Coraline’ and Disney’s hand-drawn film ‘The Princess and the Frog’ led feature wins with three each, while Wes Anderson’s stop-motion toon ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ picked up writing kudos for Anderson and Noah Baumbach.

On the TV side, Disney’s ‘Prep and Landing’ topped with three awards for TV production, as well as production and character design.

ANIMATED FEATURE
“Up” – Pixar

HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION
“Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder” – The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

ANIMATED SHORT SUBJECT
“Robot Chicken: Star Wars 2.5” – ShadowMachine

ANIMATED TELEVISION COMMERCIAL
Spanish Lottery “Deportees” – Acme Filmworks

ANIMATED TELEVISION PRODUCTION
“Prep and Landing” – ABC Family/Walt Disney Animation Studios

ANIMATED TELEVISION PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN
“The Penguins of Madagascar” – Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation

ANIMATED EFFECTS
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 DreamWorks Animation

DIRECTING IN A FEATURE PRODUCTION
Pete Docter – “Up,” Pixar

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 Animation Studios

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

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