2019 Annie Awards

The 46th Annie Awards were presented on February 2 by The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood.

The following special awards were also announced:

  • Winsor McCay Awards for lifetime achievement: Ralph Eggleston, Frank Braxton (posthumously) and Andrea Romano.
  • The June Foray Award: Adam Burke (posthumously).
  • The Ub Iwerks Award: Accepted by Ton Roosendaal for Blender open source animation software.
  • Certificate of Merit: to ASIFA volunteer Jason Jones. 

There are 32 awards categories – the list of winners follows the jump.

Best Animated Feature

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse
Sony Pictures Animation

Best Animated Independent Feature

Mirai
Studio Chizu

Best Animated Special Production

Mary Poppins Returns
Walt Disney Studios

Best Animated Short Subject

Weekends
past lives productions

Best Virtual Reality Production

Crow: The Legend
Baobab Studios

Best Animated Television / Broadcast Commercial

Greenpeace ‘There’s a Rang-Tan In My Bedroom’
Passion Animation Studios

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children

Ask the StoryBots
Episode: How Do Computers Work?
JibJab Bros. Studios for Netflix

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Children

Hilda
Episode: Chapter 1: The Hidden People
Hilda Productions Limited, a Silvergate Media Company, Netflix Inc. and Mercury Filmworks

Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production

BoJack Horseman
Episode: The Dog Days are Over
Tornante Productions, LLC for Netflix

Best Student Film

Best Friend
Nicholas Olivieri, Yi Shen, Juliana De Lucca, Varun Nair, David Feliu

Animated Effects in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Tales of Arcadia: Trollhunters
Episode: The Eternal Knight Pt. 2
DreamWorks Animation Television
Visual Effects Supervisor: David M.V. Jones
Overseas FX Supervisor: Vincent Chou
Overseas Lead FX Artist: Clare Yang

Animated Effects in an Animated Feature Production

Ralph Breaks The Internet
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Head of Effects Animation: Cesar Velazquez
Effects Lead: Marie Tollec
Effects Lead: Alexander Moaveni
Effects Lead: Peter DeMund
Foundation Effects Lead: Ian J. Coony

Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Hilda
Episode: (Various Episodes)
Hilda Productions Limited, a Silvergate Media
Company, Netflix Inc. and Mercury Filmworks
Character Animator: Scott Lewis
Character: The King, Hilda, Arfur

Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sony Pictures Animation
Animator: David Han
Character: Multiple

Character Animation in a Live Action Production

Mary Poppins Returns
Walt Disney Pictures
Chris Sauve: Chris Sauve
James Baxter: James Baxter
Sandro Cleuzo: Sandro Cleuzo

Character Animation in a Video Game

GRIS
Nomada Studio
Lead Animator: Adrian Miguel
Character: Gris (Cinematics and In-Game)
Lead Animator: Adrian Garcia
Character: Gris (Cinematics)
Lead Animator: Adrian Miguel
Character: Sombra

Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure
Episode: Freebird
Walt Disney Television Animation
Character Designer: Amanda Jolly
Character: Rapunzel Bird, Cassandra Bird, Father Parrot, Special Birds

Character Design in an Animated Feature Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sony Pictures Animation
Shiyoon Kim : Shiyoon Kim Character: Uncle
Aaron, Rio, Peter, Miles, King Pin, Gwen,
Aunt May, Goblin, Jefferson

Directing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Disney Mickey Mouse
Episode: Feed the Birds
Disney Television Animation
Director: Eddie Trigueros

Directing in an Animated Feature Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sony Pictures Animation
Director: Bob Persichetti
Director: Rodney Rothman
Director: Peter Ramsey

Music in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Disney Mickey Mouse
Episode: Springtime
Disney Television Animation
Composer: Christopher Willis

Music in an Animated Feature Production

Incredibles 2
Pixar Animation Studios
Composer: Michael Giacchino

Production Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Age of Sail
Episode: n/a
Google Spotlight Stories, Broad Reach Pictures
Production Design: Céline Desrumaux
Production Design: Jasmin Lai

Production Design in an Animated Feature Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sony Pictures Animation
Production Design: Justin K. Thompson

Storyboarding in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Disney Mickey Mouse
Episode: Carnaval
Disney Television Animation
Storyboard Artist: Ramirez Ramos Alonso

Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production

Incredibles 2
Pixar Animation Studios
Storyboard Artist: Dean Kelly

Voice Acting in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

BoJack Horseman
Episode: Free Churro
Tornante Productions, LLC for Netflix
Voice Actor: Will Arnett
Character: BoJack

Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production

Isle of Dogs
Fox Searchlight Pictures / Indian Paintbrush /
American Empirical Pictures
Chief: Bryan Cranston
Character: Chief

Writing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Hilda
Episode: Chapter 8: The Tide Mice
Hilda Productions Limited, a Silvergate Media
Company, Netflix Inc. and Mercury Filmworks
Writer: Stephanie Simpson

Writing in an Animated Feature Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sony Pictures Animation
Writer: Phil Lord
Writer: Rodney Rothman

Editorial in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Big Hero 6: The Series
Walt Disney Television Animation
Nominee: Charles Jones
Nominee: Joe Molinari
Nominee: Dao Le
Nominee: Vartan Nazarian
Nominee: David Vazquez

Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sony Pictures Animation
Nominee: Bob Fisher
Nominee: Andrew Leviton
Nominee: Vivek Sharma

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