Cartoon Saloon also receives the award for best animated short with ‘Somewhere Down The Line,’ written and directed by Julien Regnard.
Nate Theis wins Best in Show for ‘Driving.’ ‘Birthday’ by SVU’s Nick Tustin wins the first place student award, followed by ‘Religatio’ by Jaime Giraldo and ‘Panty Fairy’ by Junwei Chen.
Claire van Ryzin’s ‘Hotbod’ wins the award for Outstanding Animated Film at the 26th Dusty Film & Animation Festival; Kyra Kupetsky and Elena Manetta awarded Outstanding Achievement in Character Animation.
Fox nets two nominations for ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Simpsons,’ while Comedy Central’s ‘South Park,’ Disney Channel’s ‘Gravity Falls,’ Disney XD’s ‘Star Wars Rebels’ and FX’s ‘Archer’ each receive a nod.
France’s ‘Le sense du toucher’ (The Sense of Touch), directed by Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo, takes home the festival’s Grand Prix prize, while Daisy Jacob’s ‘The Bigger Picture’ (U.K.) receives the Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film.
Animated Com Award is awarded to France’s Arnaud & Jérôme for the trailer for the World Championship of Free2Play Games, ‘League of Legends: Warriors,' produced at Passion Paris.
Spain’s ‘Cleo’ by Ana Sánchez-Gijón wins the Tricks for Kids Award for the Best Children’s Animated Series at the 2015 Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film; ‘Robbi, Tobbi und das Fliewatüüt’ by Jan Berger wins the award for best German Animation Screenplay.
Awards will be given out across a variety of categories and craft from student, commercial, and independent entries to excellence in writing, design, and animation.
The U.S.’s ‘Bottomfeeders’ by Matt Reynolds wins the international competition; ‘Valvoja’ directed by Pietari Bagge, Christer Hongisto, Elisa Ikonen and Inka Matilainen, is named the best Finnish animated short.
Filmmaker Nicolas P. Villarreal earns the Best Short Film award from a juried panel of young judges at TIFF Kids International Film Festival.
Savannah College of Art and Design student collaboration recognized with Silver Cube at the 94th annual ADC Awards honoring the Art + Craft in Advertising and Design.
Amazon’s stop-motion series ‘Tumble Leaf’ receives five Emmys, including outstanding preschool children’s animated program; Netflix wins three awards for DreamWorks Animation’s ‘All Hail King Julien,’ and Moonbot’s collaboration with Dolby, ‘Silent,’ garners two awards for YouTube.
2D series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network is currently nominated for an Annecy Crystal for the season six episode, ‘Food Chain,’ directed by Masaaki Yuasa.
Disney Junior's ‘Doc McStuffins,’ produced by Dublin, Ireland-based Brown Bag Films, wins Peabody Award for excellence in children's programming.
Reel FX to present the 9th annual “Texas” Avery Animation Award to BAFTA winners and Golden Globe nominees Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the writers/directors of ‘The LEGO Movie’ and ‘Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs.’
2015 Pulcinella Awards to be held on April 18 in Venice at the 18th edition of Italian international animation festival Cartoons by the Bay.
ASIFA-Hollywood announces he date for its 43rd Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in animation.
Submissions for the 10th annual ceremony now accepted for Engineering Excellence Award and Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation.
Till Nowak’s ‘Dissonance’ (Germany) wins Best Animation at the Oscar-qualifying short films festival held in Aspen.
Animated Com Award offers prizes for applied animation in the categories of advertising, spatial communication and technology.
Animated short film collaboration between Moonbot Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Creative Artists Agency receives five Daytime Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announces the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations; Individual Achievement in Animation honorees include Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf,’ ‘Disney Jake and the Never Land Pirates’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Peter Rabbit.’