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“Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People” is the first Latin American feature to win the top feature prize at the Ottawa Int’l Animation Festival.
Mahboobeh Kalaee’s experimental mixed-media short “The Fourth Wall” won Fantoche’s international competition for best film.
Robert Valley’s short “Ice” has now picked up three Emmys during the 2021 cycle.
Another winner was “Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story,” a decidedly adult rom-com from the Philippines.
Disney legend Nik Ranieri has also won for his character layout work on “The Simpsons.”
These films could have a big impact on the Oscar race.
The awards will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall on February 26, 2022.
The event is accepting submissions of animated features, series, and shorts until September 3.
From documentaries to crime dramas, exotic birds to reggaeton superstars, these six films cover a lot of bases.
Netflix and Disney dominated. Again.
Netflix and Disney+ dominate the animation and vfx categories with six nominations apiece.
But the number of women invited to join these branches remains well below average.
In all, streamers took 51 nominations against 43 for other platforms. Winners will be announced on July 17.
Read the full list of winners at Annecy 2021, a strong year for animated documentaries.
The Oscar-qualified “The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks” won the top feature prize.
2d animation performed well at this year’s edition of the awards, which honor animation from Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
Cartoon Saloon’s series “Dorg Van Dango” and the striking student film “Shergar” were among the other winners.
Asia is the best-represented continent, with eight films in all.