winners//44th ANNIE AWARDS

AWARDS COVERAGE



On its own La La Land-esque streak, Disney's Zootopia won big at the 44th Annie Awards, the top honor in the animation world.

Presented by the International Animated Film Society, the Annie Awards honored Zootopia with 6 awards, including Best Animated Feature.

Kubo and the Two Strings, considered Zootopia's biggest competitor at this month's Academy Awards, earned 3 wins, including Production Design.

The 44th Annie Awards were awarded at a ceremony at UCLA's Royce Hall on February 4, 2017.

Complete list of winners:

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE

ZOOTOPIA
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BEST ANIMATED SPECIAL PRODUCTION

PEAR CIDER AND CIGARETTES
(Massive Swerve Studios and Passion Pictures Animation)

BEST ANIMATED SHORT SUBJECT

PIPER
(Pixar Animation Studios)

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE - INDEPENDENT

THE RED TURTLE
(Studio Ghibli, Wild Bunch, Why Not Productions)

BEST STUDENT FILM

CITIPATI
Director: Andreas Feix
(Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg)

BEST ANIMATED EFFECTS IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

MOANA
Marlon West, Erin V. Ramos, Blair Pierpont, Ian J. Coony, John M. Kosnik
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BEST ANIMATED EFFECTS IN A LIVE ACTION PRODUCTION

DOCTOR STRANGE
"Mirror Dimension"
Georg Kaltenbrunner, Michael Marcuzzi, Thomas Bevan, Andrew Graham, Jihyun Yoon
(Marvel Studios)

BEST CHARACTER ANIMATION IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
Jan Maas
(Laika)

BEST CHARACTER ANIMATION IN A LIVE ACTION PRODUCTION

THE JUNGLE BOOK
Andrew R. Jones, Peta Bayley, Gabriele Zucchelli, Benjamin Jones
(Walt Disney Pictures)

BEST CHARACTER DESIGN IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

ZOOTOPIA
Cory Loftis
(Walt Disney Animated Studios)

BEST DIRECTING IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

Byron Howard, Rich Moore
ZOOTOPIA
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BEST MUSIC IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

Hans Zimmer, Richard Harvey, Camille
THE LITTLE PRINCE
(Netflix, On Animation Studios)

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
Nelson Lowry, Trevor Dalmer, August Hall, Ean McNamara
(Laika)

BEST STORYBOARDING IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

ZOOTOPIA
Dean Wellins
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BEST VOICE ACTING IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

Auli'i Cravalho as Moana
MOANA
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

AND

Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde
ZOOTOPIA
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BEST WRITING IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE PRODUCTION

Jared Bush, Phil Johnston
ZOOTOPIA
(Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BEST EDITORIAL IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
Christopher Murrie
(Laika)

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