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The 43rd Annual Annie Awards honoring excellence in the field of animation of 2015 was held on February 6, 2016, at the University of California, Los Angeles's Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California, presenting in 36 categories.[1] This year, a new category called Best Animated Feature — Independent was introduced.[1]

43rd Annie Awards
DateFebruary 6, 2016 (2016-02-06)
SiteRoyce Hall
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Organized byASIFA-Hollywood
Highlights
Best Animated
Feature
Inside Out
Best DirectionPete Docter
Inside Out
Most awardsInside Out (10)
Most nominationsInside Out (14)

Production categoriesEdit

On December 1, 2015, the nominations for Annie Awards were announced.[1][2] Inside Out earned the most number of nominations with 14, followed by The Good Dinosaur with 10. Minions earned seven nominations while Anomalisa, Shaun the Sheep Movie, and The Peanuts Movie each received five.[2][3]

Best Animated Feature Best Animated Special Production

Inside OutPixar, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

He Named Me Malala – Parkes-MacDonald / Little Door

Best Animated Short Subject Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial

World of Tomorrow – Don Hertzfeldt

Coca-Cola 'Man and Dog' – Psyop

  • Chex Party Mix: "Holiday Magic" – Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
  • Michelin Total Performance: "All the Performances In Every Tire" – Moonbot Studios
  • We Are All Farmers – Acme Filmworks
Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Preschool Children Best Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Children's Audience

Tumble Leaf - Episode: Mirror – Amazon Studios and Bix Pix Entertainment

Wander Over Yonder - Episode: The Breakfast – Disney Television Animation

Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production Best Animated Feature — Independent

The Simpsons - Episode: Halloween of Horror – Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Boy and the World – Filme de Papel

Best Student Film

ed – Taha Neyestani

  • Can I Stay? – Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Dodoba – Yon Hui Lee
  • Life Smartphone – Xie Chenglin
  • Mother – Stephanie Chiew
  • Nice To Meeteor You – Yizhou Li
  • Shift – Maria Cecilia Puglesi
  • The Casebook of Nips & Porkington – Melody Wang

Individual achievement categoriesEdit

Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in an Animated Production Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in a Live Action Production

Jon Reisch, Stephen Marshall, Magnus Wrenninge, Michael Hall, Michael K. O'Brien – The Good Dinosaur  – Pixar

Michael Balog, Jim Van Allen, Florent Andorra, George Kaltenbrunner – Avengers: Age of Ultron  – Marvel Studios

Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in a Feature Production

Chi-Ho Chan – Dragons: Race to the Edge - Episode: Have Dragon Will Travel, Part 1  – DreamWorks Animation Television

Allison Rutland – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in a Live Action Production Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in a Video Game

Matthew Shumway, Adrian Millington, Blaine Toderian, Alexander Poei, Kevin Lan – The Revenant – The Bear – Regency Enterprises, New Regency Pictures, Anonymous Content, M Productions, Appian Way, RatPac-Dune Entertainment

David Gibson – Evolve – 2K Games

Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated Feature Production

Craig Kellman – Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas - Episode: Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas – Screen Novelties / Warner Bros. Animation

Albert Lozano, Chris Sasaki – Inside Out  – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated Feature Production

Matt Braly – Gravity Falls - Episode: Northwest Mansion Mystery – Disney Television Animation

Pete Docter – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production

Christopher Willis – Mickey Mouse - Episode: ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! – Disney Television Animation

Michael Giacchino – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated Feature Production

Kevin Dart, Sylvia Liu, Chris Turnham, Eastwood Wong – The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show - Episode: Peabody's Parents/Galileo – DreamWorks Animation Television

Ralph Eggleston – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production

Alonso Ramirez Ramos – Mickey Mouse - Episode: ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! – Disney Television Animation

Tony Rosenast – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production

Kristen Schaal as the voice of Louise Belcher – Bob's Burgers - Episode: Hawk & Chick – 20th Century Fox Television / Bento Box Entertainment

Phyllis Smith as the voice of Sadness – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Writing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Writing in an Animated Feature Production

Steven Davis, Kelvin Yu – Bob's Burgers - Episode: The Hauntening – 20th Century Fox Television, Bento Box Entertainment

Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley – Inside Out – Pixar

Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

Illya Owens – Mickey Mouse - Episode: Coned  – Disney Television Animation

Kevin Nolting – Inside Out – Pixar

Juried awardsEdit

Winsor McCay Award
Joe Ranft, Phil Roman and Isao Takahata
for their career contributions to the art of animation
June Foray Award
Don Hahn
for his significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation

Multiple awards and nominationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "43rd Annie Award Nominations Announced". ASIFA-Hollywood. ASIFA-Hollywood. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Annie Awards Nominees". Annie Awards. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Annie Award Nominations 2015: 'Inside Out,' 'Good Dinosaur' Lead". Variety. Variety Media. Retrieved 3 December 2015.

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