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04 December 2018 à 16:06
All the French films nominated for Annie Awards, the Oscars of animated films
The Hollywood equivalent of the European Emile Awards, each year since 1972, the Annie Awards have celebrated the cream of world animation, short and feature films, television and cinema combined. This year, many French films and artists are included in the nominations list.
Organized by the Californian section of the International Animated Film Association, over 45 editions, the Annie Awards has celebrated excellence in animated film, both for television and theatrical release. Ernest & Celestine was nominated in 2013 in the most prestigious category, the Annie Award for Best Animated Feature.
Below you'll find all the nominations concerning French cinema for the 2019 edition.
Independent Animation Feature
- Mutafukaz (France, Japan) by Shojirou Nishimi & Run (Ankama Animations)
- Ce Magnifique Gâteau ! (France, Belgium, Netherlands) by Emma De Swaef & Marc James Roels (Vivement Lundi !)
Animated Short Subject
Animated Student Short Subject
- Best Friend by David Feliu, Varun Nair, Juliana de Lucca, Nicholas Olivieri & Yi Shen (Gobelins - L'École de l'Image) it can be seen here
- Hors piste by Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert & Oscar Malet (École des Nouvelles Images)
Best Virtual Reality Production
Also worth noting: many French artists have been nominated for non-French productions, with, in particular, 3 nominations for Back to the Moon by Fx Goby (Best Animated Special Production, Character Animation in a Animated TV/Broadcast Production, and Music in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production). Further nominations: Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Céline Desrumaux; Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production for Bruno Mangyoku (Age of Sail); Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Live Action Production for Laurent Laban, Claire Bustin, and Marc-André Coulombe (Christopher Robin), and for the head animator Adrien Annesley (The Nutcracker and the Four Realms).
The ceremony will take place February 2, 2019 at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles.
The full list of nominees can be found here.
Latest update : 06 December 2018 à 16:06 CET