Thursday, October 19

‘Frozen’ Warms The Hearts Of Voters, Wins Best Animated Feature At 41st Annual Annie Awards

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Walt Disney Animation Studio’s box office blockbuster “Frozen” won the 41st Annie Award for animated film Saturday evening at a ceremony at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

The film, which is nominated for an Oscar for animated feature, also won the honors for directing for Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee; music for Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez and Christopher Beck; production design; and voice acting for Josh Gad as Olaf.

DreamWork’s Animation’s “The Croods” earned trophies for animated effects in an animated feature, character animation and character design.

MORE: Complete list of Annie Award winners and nominees (link)

In other awards, Disney’s “Get a Horse!” won for animated short subject; Pixar’s “Monster University” received honors in the story-boarding and editorial categories; “Futurama” received the Annie for best general audience animated TV/broadcast production; “The Last of Us” earned the honor for best animated video game; and Tom Kenny won for voice acting in an animated TV/broadcast production as the Ice King in the Cartoon Network’s “Adventure Time.”