Nella notte italiana a Los Angeles sono stati assegnati gli Annie Awards 2016, ovvero i premi assegnati dalla Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood ai migliori prodotti cinematografici e televisivi dell’anno, ottimo punto di riferimento per le categorie dedicate all’animazione ai prossimi Oscar 2016.

A dominare l’edizione numero 43 è stato, come da copione, Inside Out; per il capolavoro Pixar/Disney, oltre alla valanga di premi tecnici, spuntano premi pesanti e fondamentali per la corsa all’Oscar, si porta a casa infatti quello per il Miglior Film d’Animazione, per la Miglior Regia a Pete Docter e quello per la Miglior Voce a Phyllis Smith.

Portano premi a casa anche Revenant – Redivivo e Avengers: Age of Ultron, premi chiaramente inerenti all’animazione applicata ai live action.

Ecco tutti i vincitori degli Annie Awards 2016:

  • Best Animated Feature – “Inside Out”
  • Best Animated Special Production – “He Named Me Malala”
  • Best Animated Short Subject – “World of Tomorrow”
  • Best Animated Television/Broadcast Commercial – “Man and Dog”
  • Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Preschool Children – “Tumble Leaf”
  • Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children – “Wander Over Yonder”
  • Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production – “The Simpsons”
  • Best Animated Feature-Independent – “Boy and the World”
  • Best Student Film – “ed”
  • Animated Effects in an Animated Production – “The Good Dinosaur”
  • Animated Effects in a Live Action Production – “Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron” – Sokovia Destruction
  • Character Animation in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Dragons: Race to the Edge” – Episode: “Have Dragon Will Travel, Part 1,” Chi-Ho Chan
  • Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out,” Allison Rutland
  • Character Animation in a Live Action Production – “The Revenant” – Judy *WINNER
  • Character Animation in a Video Game – “Evolve”
  • Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Elf : Buddy’s Musical Christmas” – Episode: Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas
  • Character Design in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out”
  • Directing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Gravity Falls,” Matt Braly
  • Directing in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out,” Pete Docter
  • Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Disney Mickey Mouse,” Christopher Willis
  • Music in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out,” Michael Giacchino *WINNER
  • Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “The Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show” – Episode: “Peabody’s Parents/Galileo”
  • Production Design in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out”
  • Storyboarding in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Disney Mickey Mouse”
  • Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out,” Tony Rosenast
  • Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Bob’s Burgers,” Kristen Schaal
  • Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out,” Phyllis Smith
  • Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Bob’s Burgers”
  • Writing in an Animated Feature Production – “Inside Out”
  • Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production – “Disney Mickey Mouse”
  • Editorial in an Animated Feature Production – “Anomalisa”