44th Annie Awards Nominations Shortlist

44th Annie Awards Nominations Shortlist

44th Annie Awards Nominations Shortlist

ASIFA-Hollywood has released their nominations shortlist for the 44th Annie Awards. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the art of animation, an Annie Award is a highly regarded accolade for excellence in the field of animation.

According to the shortlist, Cartoon Network has been awarded four nominations, three for the special stop-motion episode of Adventure Time – Bad Jubies (Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children, Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production and Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production) and one for the Long Live The Royals episode called “Punk Show” (Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production).

The Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production award was nominated specifically for Kirsten Lepore for her work as director on the Adventure Time: Bad Jubies special. The Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production was nominated specifically for Jason Kolowski for his Production Design work on the Adventure Time: Bad Jubies special.

The 44th Annie Awards will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California on Saturday 4th February 2017.

List of all of Cartoon Network’s 2016 Annie Awards Nominations

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children

Adventure Time – Episode: Bad Jubies – Bix Pix Entertainment, Cartoon Network Studios, Frederator Studios

Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production

Adventure Time – Episode: Bad Jubies – Cartoon Network Studios – Director: Kirsten Lepore

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

Adventure Time – Episode: Bad Jubies – Bix Pix Entertainment, Cartoon Network Studios, Frederator Studios – Production Design: Jason Kolowski

Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Long Live the Royals – Episode: Punk Show – Cartoon Network Studios

Warner Bros. (sister company of Turner, the owners of Cartoon Network) has been nominated for two awards, one for the 3D CGI motion picture – Storks (Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production) by Warner Animation Group and another one for Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production) by Warner Bros. Animation.

The Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production was nominated specifically for Katie Crown for her voice acting work as the voice of Tulip in the movie. The Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production award was nominated specifically for composers Kristopher Carter, Lolita Ritmanis and Michael McCuistion.

A full list of all the 44th Annie Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

http://annieawards.org/nominees/

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Creative Arts Emmys

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Creative Arts Emmys

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Creative Arts Emmys

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have already announced some Creative Arts Emmy award winners ahead of the official Creative Arts Emmy Awards event on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September and Cartoon Network was among the winners.

Cartoon Network won a total of three Creative Arts Emmys, two for Adventure Time and one for Long Live The Royals in the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, the three awards were for individual members of production staff that made an outstanding contribution not only just on the show they worked on but also in the field of animation as a whole, the award winners were decided by a jury.

Cartoon Network Emmy Award Winners

Adventure Time
Episode: Bad Jubies
Cartoon Network Studios in association with Bix Pix Entertainment

Jason Kolowski, Production Designer

Adventure Time
Episode: Stakes Pt. 8: The Dark Cloud
Cartoon Network Studios

Tom Herpich, Storyboard Artist

Long Live The Royals
Episode: Punk Show
Cartoon Network Studios

Chris Tsirgiotis, Background Designer

Congratulations to Jason Kolowski and Tom Herpich for their award winning artistic contribution to Adventure Time and also to Chris Tsirgiotis for his work on Long Live The Royals.

Also congratulations to Scott DaRos, a character animator on Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken who won an Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation award for his work on the 3rd Robot Chicken DC Comics Special: Magical Friendship.

The 2016 Creative Arts Emmy Awards will formally take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September. The awards ceremony will air on Sunday 17th September at 8pm ET/PT on FXX in the United States.

https://www.yahoo.com/tv/emmys-animation-awards-adventure-time-000000538.html