At one point during tonight’s Annie Awards ceremony, after Pixar had won its umpteenth award, SpongeBob voice actor Tom Kenny asked the audience, “When are we going to start calling these awards The Pixies?”
The Walt Disney Company has now won 16 consecutive animation awards at the VES Awards.
Low-budget features and South American contenders are competing alongside Pixar this year.
It is Pixar’s 7th Golden Globe win 10 years.
“Inside Out” scores a best screenplay nod, “Minions” gets its first major nomination, and animation legend Richard Williams is nominated in the shorts category.
The tenth time’s the charm for Blue Sky Studios.
Hopefully Pete Docter has started clearing space on his mantel because the awards for “Inside Out” are going to pile up quickly this award season.
“Inside Out” leads the way with 14 nominations.
Filmmaker Tess Martin visits Anim’est, Romania’s biggest annual animation event.
“Gumball” and “Gravity Falls” also earned BAFTA Children’s Awards.