Olivier Delabarre (c) enjoys a piece of cake with fellow Oktapodi directors Francois-Xavier Chanioux (r) and Thierry Marchand.
Each year Acme Filmworks and AWN host a party, bringing the animation community together to meet the nominees. This year it was an intimate affair at tour host Ron Diamond's home. Check out the festivities.
Animation legend Tom Sito sits with ASIFA-Hollywood head Antran Manoogian.
Oktapodi PR rep Mary Reardon chats with AWN senior editor Bill Desowitz.
This Way Up nominee Alan Smith (l) chats with Irene Kotlarz and LAIKA's Tom Knott.
Overtime director Oury Atlan (l) with DreamWorks' John Tarnoff.
Ron Diamond (l) shows his famous sketchbook to Alan and Oktapodi's Quentin Marmier.
La Maison's Kunio Kato meets June Foray.
Lavatory Lovestory's Konstan Bronzit (l) gives Milch director Igor Kovalyov a hug.
Animation vets Bob Kurtz (l) talks with Konstantin.
Oh, what a cute couple.
Konstantin (l-r) and Igor with The Simpsons director David Silverman.
Ferngully director Bill Kroyer (l) and 9 helmer Shane Acker.
The animation community having a good time.
Oscar nominee Emud Mokhberi (l-r) chats with 9 animation supervisor Ken Duncan and past Oscar nominee Shane Acker.
Quentin plays a tune.
A cat burglar crashes the party.