The nominees for the 41st Annual Annie Awards were announced today, and there's good news in the nominees list for the animated TV show Star Wars: The Clone Wars. ASIFA-Hollywood, the organization that runs the awards program, honored The Clone Wars in two categories: "Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production" (Keith Kellogg) and "Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production" (Jason W.A. Tucker).
Industrial Light & Magic received four nominations, three for "Animated Effects in a Live Action Production" and one for "Character Animation in a Live Action Production."
Here are the full lists of nominees for the categories in which The Clone Wars was nominated.
Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production
Brad Schaffer Friendship All-Stars of Friendship: Wrong Number Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
Eric Urban Ubermansion Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
JC Tran Quang Thieu Toy Story OF TERROR! Pixar Animation Studios
David DeVan Toy Story OF TERROR! Pixar Animation Studios Character
Kureha Yokoo Toy Story OF TERROR! Pixar Animation Studios Character
Keith Kellogg Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lucasfilm Animation
Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production
Adam Arnold, Hugo Morales, Davrick Waltjen Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Myra Lopez, Ana Adams, Justin Baker Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Lynn Hobson Dragons: Defenders of Berk DreamWorks Animation
Illya Owens Disney Mickey Mouse Disney Television Animation
Axel Geddes, Kathy Graves, Chloe Kloezeman Toy Story OF TERROR! Pixar Animation Studios
Paul D. Calder Futurama 20th Century Fox Television
Paul Douglas Adventure Time Cartoon Network Studios
Jason W.A. Tucker Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lucasfilm Animation
The winners of this year's Annie Awards will be announced in a ceremony in Los Angeles, CA, on Saturday, February 1, 2014.
Congratulations to Mr. Kellogg and Mr. Tucker for their much-deserved recognition!