Coraline Team Comments on Golden Globe Nomination
CORALINE was nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Animated Feature category. Soon after the announcements were made, members of the CORALINE team offered their reaction to the news.
Claire Jennings, producer: "We are extremely proud to be honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's nomination of our company's first film, CORALINE. We're also thankful that the uniquely talented team in Portland who helped to create such a magical movie is being recognized for their work -- especially in a year where there are so many extraordinary animated films."
Travis Knight, President/CEO LAIKA: "We are so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for its Golden Globe nomination of Coraline. In honoring Coraline, the HFPA recognizes the extraordinary vision of Henry Selick, and the talent of all of the artists who brought Coraline to life. All of us at LAIKA are incredibly proud of our motley band of dedicated artists, storytellers and dreamers."
Henry Selick, director/screenwriter and producer: "This Golden Globe nomination is sweet validation for the years of hard work it took
to bring 'Coraline' to life using stop-motion animation with the greatest crew of animators, artists, and technicians I've ever been privileged to work with. I share this nomination with all of them and we all share our thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press."
Bill Mechanic, producer: "It is a very pleasant surprise and honor for our movie to be recognized with this nomination. The hundreds of artists who worked so hard and for so long on CORALINE all share in the joy."