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Pixar's 'Brave' Up for 8 Annie Awards

Pixar’s latest animated feature is nominated in eight categories at the 40th Annual Annie Awards, including three separate nominations in Character Animation in a Feature Production.

With the New Year swiftly approaching, awards season is kicking into gear; Disney recently began a for-your-consideration campaign for Brave, and now the film has received its first award nominations at the 40th annual Annie Awards.

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) revealed the nominations earlier this week; Pixar’s latest animated feature is nominated in eight categories, according to the Pixar Planet blog, including three separate nominations in Character Animation in a Feature Production, bringing it to a total of ten nominations:

Best Animated Feature Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Animated Effects in an Animated Production

Bill Watral, Chris Chapman, Dave Hale, Keith Klohn, Michael K. O’Briwn – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Character Animation in a Feature Production Dan Nguyen – Brave - Pixar Animation Studios Jaime Landes – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Travis Hathaway – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Music in an Animated Feature Production Patrick Doyle, Mark Andrews, Alex Mandel – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Production Design in an Animated Feature Production Steve Pilcher – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production Kelly MacDonald as Merida – Brave - Pixar Animation Studios Writing in an Animated Feature Production Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Brenda Chapman, Irene Mecchi – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios Editorial in an Animated Feature Production Nicholas A. Smith, ACE, Robert Graham Jones, ACE, David Suther – Brave – Pixar Animation Studios La Luna was nominated for Best Animated Short Subject last year, hence its absence from the list – Partysaurus Rex, however, did not receive a nomination. Winners will be announced at the 40th Annual Annie Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at UCLA’s Royce Hall, in Los Angeles, CA.

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.

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