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‘Incredibles’ tops Annies

'SpongeBob' takes home TV kudos

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Disney/Pixar’s “The Incredibles” took home 10 Annie awards on Sunday night, including animated feature, and Brad Bird won for both writing and directing a toon pic as well as voicing fashionista Edna Mode in the pic.

Awards were handed out by ASIFA-Hollywood, the Intl. Animated Film Society.

Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants” won the animated television production prize. Tom Kenny, who voices the sea creature, hosted the 32nd annual kudofest at Glendale’s Alex Theater, where the org honored the year’s best animation in 21 categories.

Directing in an animated television production went to Shaun Cashman and Phil Cummings for “The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy,” while writing prize went to Etan Cohen for “King of the Hill.”

The Winsor McCay Award for lifetime achievement went to Don Bluth, Virginia Davis and Arnold Stang. For technical achievement, the Ub Iwerks Awards went to Pixar’s Ed Catmull. Animation film historian William Moritz went home with the June Foray Award for significant impact on animation.

And the winners are…

Best Animated Feature
The Incredibles– Pixar Animation Studios

Best Home Entertainment Production
“The Lion King 1 1/2” – DisneyToon Studios

Best Animated Short Subject
“Lorenzo” – Walt Disney Pictures

Best Animated Television Commercial
United Airlines Interview – Acme Filmworks

Best Animated Television Production
“SpongeBob SquarePants” – Nickelodeon

Animated Effects
Martin Nguyen – “The Incredibles”

Character Animation
Angus MacLane – “The Incredibles”

Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
Tony Fucile – “The Incredibles”

Character Design in an Animated Television Production
Patrick Mate – “Father of the Pride”

Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Brad Bird – “The Incredibles”

Directing in an Animated Television Production
Shaun Cashman & Phil Cummings – “The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy ” Attack of the Clowns

Music in an Animated Feature Production
Michael Giacchino – “The Incredibles”

Music in an Animated Television Production
Robert J. Kral – “Duck Dodgers”

Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Lou Romano -“The Incredibles”

Production Design in an Animated Television Production
Richard Daskas – “Samurai Jack” Season of Death

Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
Kevin O’Brien – “The Incredibles”

Storyboarding in an Animated Television Production
Wendy Grieb – “Disney’s Dave the Barbarian,” The Maddening Sprite of the Stump

Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Brad Bird – Voice of Edna Mode, “The Incredibles”

Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production
Brittany Murphy – Voice of Luane Platter, “King of the Hill” – “Girl, You’ll Be A Giant Soon”

Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Brad Bird – “The Incredibles”

Writing in an Animated Television Production
Ethan Cohen, “King of the Hill” – Ceci N’est Pas Une


June Foray Award – Significant Impact on Animation
Bill Moritz

Winsor McCay Award – Lifetime Achievement
Don Bluth
Virginia Davis
Arnold Stang

Ub Iwerks Award – Technical Achievement
Dr. Ed Catmull

Special Achievement
Disney’s “On the Front Lines” DVD

Certificate of Merit
DreamWorks Animation, Sivert Glarum

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