Rodent Tale 'Ratatouille' Scored Big in 35th Annie Awards

February 09, 2008 07:29:49 GMT

The Disney-Pixar's animated film about a rat who dreams to be a gourmet chef won 10 awards at the 35th Annual Annie Awards on Friday night, February 8 at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.


Rodent Tale 'Ratatouille' Scored Big in 35th Annie Awards
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Nominated for 13 categories, the Disney-Pixar's animated film about a rat dreaming of being a gourmet chef "Ratatouille" brought home 10 kudos as the 35th Annual Annie Awards held on Friday night, February 8 at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus. Among the 10 trophies the movie won, were awards for best animated feature as well as best directing and best screenwriting for helmer Brad Bird.

The movie which characters' voices were filled by Patton Oswalt, Brian Dennehy, Janeane Garofalo and Brad Garrett were also presented prizes for character animation, character design, music, production design, storyboarding and voice acting by the International Animated Film Assossiation. It also nailed the animated short subject for "Your Friend the Rat", which only appeared on the DVD version.

Meanwhile, on the television categories, "Creature Comforts America" was honored with the Best Television Production, while Nickelodeon's "El Tigre" landed Best Television Production. In the television directing category, Seth Green was recognized as best director for his work in Cartoon Network's "Robot Chicken". Further, the writers of "The Simpsons" Ian Maxtone-Graham and Billy Kimball garnered kudo for their screenwriting in the episode "24 Minutes".

The complete list of the 35th Annual Annie Awards' winners:

Production:

  • Animated Feature: "Ratatouille"
  • Home Entertainment Production: "Futurama: Bender's Big Score"
  • Animated Short Subject: "Your Friend the Rat"
  • Animated Television Commercial: "Power Shares Escape Average"
  • Animated Television Production: "Creature Comforts America"
  • Animated Television Production for Children: "El Tigre"
  • Animated Video Game: "Ratatouille"
Individual Achievement in Feature Film:
  • Animated Effects: Deborah Carlson, "Surf's Up"
  • Animation Production Artist: John Clark, "Surf's Up"
  • Character Animation in a Feature Production: Michal Makarewicz, "Ratatouille"
  • Character Design in an Animated Feature Production: Carter Goodrich, "Ratatouille"
  • Directing in an Animated Feature Production: Brad Bird, "Ratatouille"
  • Music in an Animated Feature Production: Michael Giacchino, "Ratatouille"
  • Production Design in an Animated Feature Production: Harley Jessup, "Ratatouille"
  • Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production: Ted Mathot, "Ratatouille"
  • Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production: Ian Holm, Voice of Skinner in "Ratatouille"
  • Writing in an Animated Feature Production: Brad Bird, "Ratatouille"
Individual Achievement in Television:
  • Character Animation in a Television Production: Eric Towner, "Robot Chicken"
  • Character Design in an Animated Television Production: Jorge R. Gutierrez, "El Tigre"
  • Directing in an Animated Television Production: Seth Green, "Robot Chicken Star Wars"
  • Music in an Animated Television Production: Alf Clausen & Michael Price, "The Simpsons"
  • Storyboarding in an Animated Television Production: Steve Fonti, "Family Guy"
  • Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production: Eartha Kitt, Voice of Yzma, "The Emperor's New School"
  • Writing in an Animated Television Production: Ian Maxtone-Graham & Billy Kimball, "The Simpsons"

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