Coco And The Breadwinner Lead The 45th Annie Awards Nominations

The current box office smash hit, Coco has topped the 45th Annie Awards nominations, and is this year’s hottest contender for Best Animated Feature. Although, there may be a dark horse around the corner, with Irish cartoon ‘The Breadwinner’ being nominate for 10 awards as well, including best independent animated feature. Coco is a dazzling and stunning Pixar film, which looks like a visual colourful delight, and is the charming funny tale of a young Mexican boy’s adventures in the Land of the Dead. The film’s directors, Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina have been nominated for best director, Molina and fellow writer Matthew Aldrich have been nominated for writing and there’s a voice acting nomination for the young star Anthony Gonzalez. The Breadwinner director Nora Twomey has also been nominated, and it’s two main voice actors (Saara Chaudry and Laara Sadiq) have also been nominated for their roles.

Aside from Coco, other nominees for best animated picture include Captain Underpants: The First Epic MovieCars 3Despicable Me 3, and The Boss Baby. And in the best independent animated feature category the nominees include In This Corner of the WorldLoving Vincent,Napping Princess and The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales.

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FILM NOMINATIONS

Best Animated Feature

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Cars 3
Coco
Despicable Me 3
The Boss Baby

Best Animated Feature – Independent

In This Corner of the World
Loving Vincent
Napping Princess
The Breadwinner

Best Animated Special Production

Imaginary Friend Society “Feeling Sad”
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Pig: The Dam Keeper Poems
Revolting Rhymes

Best Animated Short Subject

Dear Basketball
Hedgehog’s Home
Negative Space
Scavengers
Son of Jaguar

Best Student Film

Cradle
Elsewhere
Good Night, Everybuds!
Once a hero
Poles Apart

Animated Effects

Avatar Flight of Passage
Cars 3
Coco
Despicable Me 3
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

Character Animation – Animated Feature

Coco: John Chun Chiu Lee
Coco: Allison Rutland
The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales: Marco Nguyen, Benjamin Renner, Patrick Imbert
The Boss Baby: Bryce McGovern
The Boss Baby: Rani Naamani

Character Animation – Live Action

Game of Thrones S7 Ep.6 Beyond The Wall
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Kong / Kong: Skull Island
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
War for the Planet of the Apes

Character Design

Coco
Despicable Me 3
Smurfs: The Lost Village
The Boss Baby
The Breadwinner

Directing

Coco
The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales
The Boss Baby
The Breadwinner
The LEGO Batman Movie

Music

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Coco
Loving Vincent
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
The Breadwinner

Production Design

Coco
Ferdinand
LEAP!
Mary and The Witch’s Flower
The Breadwinner

Storyboarding

Coco: Dean Kelly
Coco: Madeline Sharafian
The Boss Baby: Glenn Harmon
The Breadwinner: Julien Regnard
The Star: Louie del Carmen

Voice Acting

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie: Nick Kroll
Coco: Anthony Gonzalez
The Breadwinner: Saara Chaudry
The Breadwinner: Laara Sadiq
The LEGO Batman Movie: Zach Galifianakis

Writing

Coco
Loving Vincent
Mary and The Witch’s Flower
The Breadwinner

Editorial

Coco
Ferdinand
The Breadwinner
The LEGO Batman Movie
The Star

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