Rango wins top honours at Annie Awards
Adam and Dog wins best short.
At the 39th Annual Annie Awards in Los Angeles, Rango took the best animated feature prize. The film also won the new Members’ Favorite award.
Newcomer Minkyu Lee’s ‘Adam and Dog’ won Best Short Subject and Psyop’s Twinings ‘Sea’ was selected Best Television Commercial.
The Simpsons’ took Best Animated TV Production and Shadow Planet Production’s ‘Insanely Twisted’ was selected as Best Video Game.
‘This was a great evening, with a lot of fun and surprises,” said ASIFA-Hollywood President Frank Gladstone. “Annies went to a huge variety of individuals and studios. This goes directly to ASIFA-Hollywood’s vision of celebrating the best in animation across project, studio and geographic boundaries.”
Honored with the Winsor McCay award for career achievement were Walt Peregoy, Borge Ring and the late Ronald Searle.
Art Leonardi was honored with the June Foray award.