Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Film

The Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Feature is one of the annual film awards by the Chicago Film Critics Association.



Year Winner Director(s)
2007 Ratatouille Brad Bird
Beowulf Robert Zemeckis
Meet the Robinsons Steve Anderson
Persepolis Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi
The Simpsons Movie David Silverman
2008 WALL-E Andrew Stanton
Bolt Byron Howard and Chris Williams
Kung Fu Panda Mark Osborne and John Stevenson
The Tale of Despereaux Sam Fell and Robert Stevenhagen
Waltz with Bashir (Vals im Bashir) Ari Folman
2009 Up Pete Docter
Coraline Henry Selick
Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson
Ponyo Hayao Miyazaki
The Princess and the Frog Ron Clements and John Musker


Year Winner Director(s)
2010 Toy Story 3 Lee Unkrich
Despicable Me Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin
How To Train Your Dragon Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
The Illusionist Sylvain Chomet
Tangled Nathan Greno and Byron Howard
2011 Rango Gore Verbinski
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn Steven Spielberg
Arthur Christmas Sarah Smith
Puss in Boots Chris Miller
Winnie the Pooh Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall
2012 ParaNorman Sam Fell and Chris Butler
Brave Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
Frankenweenie Tim Burton
The Secret World of Arrietty Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Wreck-It Ralph Rich Moore
2013 The Wind Rises Hayao Miyazaki
The Croods Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders
From Up on Poppy Hill Gorō Miyazaki
Frozen Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee
Monsters University Dan Scanlon
2014 The Lego Movie Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Big Hero 6 Don Hall and Chris Williams
The Boxtrolls Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Dean DeBlois
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Isao Takahata
2015 Inside Out Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen
Anomalisa Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson
The Good Dinosaur Peter Sohn
The Peanuts Movie Steve Martino
Shaun the Sheep Movie Richard Starzak and Mark Burton
2016 Kubo and the Two Strings Travis Knight
Moana Ron Clements and John Musker
The Red Turtle Michaël Dudok de Wit
Tower Keith Maitland
Zootopia Byron Howard and Rich Moore
2017 Coco Lee Unkrich
The Breadwinner Nora Twomey
The Lego Batman Movie Chris McKay
Loving Vincent Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman
Your Name Makoto Shinkai
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman
Incredibles 2 Brad Bird
Isle of Dogs Wes Anderson
Ralph Breaks the Internet Rich Moore & Phil Johnston
Ruben Brandt, Collector Milorad Krstić