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Carlos Saldanha & Gary Oldman: Annie Award Nominations

Milou a.k.a. Snowy in Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin Annie Award 2011 Nominations Pt.1: RANGO, RIO, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Directing in a Feature Production Carlos Saldanha “Rio” - Blue Sky Studios Chris Miller “Puss In Boots” - DreamWorks Animation Don Hall & Stephen Anderson “Winnie The Pooh” - Walt Disney Animation Studios Gore Verbinski “Rango” - Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present a Blind Wink/GK Films Productions Jennifer Yuh Nelson “Kung Fu Panda 2” - DreamWorks Animation Kelly Asbury “Gnomeo & Juliet” - Touchstone Pictures Music in a Feature Production Henry Jackman “Puss In Boots” - DreamWorks Animation John Williams “The Adventures of Tintin” - Amblin Entertainment, Wingnut Films and Kennedy/Marshall Mikael Mutti, Siedah Garrett, Carlinhos Brown, Sergio […]


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Carlos Saldanha & Gary Oldman: Annie Award Nominations



Annie Awards: DreamWorks Animation vs. Pixar-Disney. Unfair Edge?

Annie Awards winner 'How to Train Your Dragon,' directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders. Annie Awards and DreamWorks Animation 'marriage' A commenter took me to task for stating in a post written last night (Feb. 5, '11) that the “marriage” between the International Animated Film Association and DreamWorks Animation and its Annie Awards had become “unofficially official” this year with How to Train Your Dragon's ten Annie wins, including Best Animated Feature – while Pixar's Toy Story 3, up for three Annies, and Disney's Tangled, up for two, went home empty-handed. Two years ago, DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda also won ten Annies, including Best Animated Feature. That year, Pixar's WALL-E was completely shut out. Pixar / Disney Annie Awards […]


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Annie Awards: DreamWorks Animation vs. Pixar-Disney. Unfair Edge?



DreamWorks Animation 'How to Train Your Dragon' Sweeps Controversial Annie Awards

DreamWorks Animation 'How to Train Your Dragon' with Chief Stoick (Gerard Butler): Annie Awards controversy. DreamWorks Animation feature 'How to Train Your Dragon' sweeps controversial Annie Awards The Annie Awards-DreamWorks Animation marriage has been unofficially consummated. Directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders, the DreamWorks / Paramount animated feature How to Train Your Dragon swept the 2011 Annie Awards on Feb. 5, winning 10 trophies, including Best Animated Film. (Scroll down to check out the full list of Annie Award winners and nominees in the film and television categories.) In August 2010, Disney / Pixar withdrew from the International Animated Film Association (IAFA), which selects the Annie Award nominees and winners, because of its voting regulations. They asserted that DreamWorks […]


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DreamWorks Animation 'How to Train Your Dragon' Sweeps Controversial Annie Awards