Search form

‘The Croods,’ Named Best Animated Feature at Capri

DreamWorks Animation’s 3D prehistoric family adventure wins the award for Best Animated Feature at Italy’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival.

The award for Best Animated Feature went to DreamWorks Animation’s prehistoric family adventure The Croods at last week’s Capri Hollywood Film Festival, according to a report by Variety.

The Italian film festival, which celebrated its 18th edition this year, bestowed four awards on The Weinstein Company’s August: Osage County, including Best Film of the Year. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom won three awards, including Best Actor for Idris Elba and Best Supporting Actress for Naomie Harris. Disney biopic Saving Mr. Banks was the recipient of the Audience Award.

Directed by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders, The Croods has made $187.2 million at the domestic box office. Overseas, the film has brought in $400 million for distributor Fox for a worldwide total of $587.2 million.

Along with Disney’s Frozen and Universal’s Despicable Me 2, the 3D comedy adventure is in the running for a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature, and has received nine Annie Award nominations as well as a PGA Award nomination and various Critics’ Association noms.

Jennifer Wolfe's picture

Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.