Wednesday, December 19

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

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.”