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The 41st Annie Awards were handed out today, and Disney did very well.  Frozen won five awards including Best Animated Feature.  Its accompanying short, Get a Horse, won for Best Animated Short.  Monsters University received two technical awards while Disney disturbed The Wind Rises won an award for writing.  On the TV side, Sofia the First garnered the Annie for preschool television and the Halloween Special, Toy Story of Terror, received three awards.  Even Disney Interactive got some attention as it was recognized with three Annies.  And Disney’s ILM received the award for Animated Effects in a Live Action Production for their work on Pacific Rim.  It was a special night for Disney Legend Alice Davis, as she received the June Foray award.  Below is a complete list of Disney company recipients.

Best Animated Feature:
Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Best Animated Short Subject:
Get A Horse!,Walt Disney Animation Studios

Best General Audience Animated TV/Broadcast Production For Preschool Children:
Disney Sofia the First
- Disney Television Animation

Animated Effects in a Live Action Production:
Michael Balog, Ryan Hopkins, Patrick Conran, Florian Witzel, Pacific Rim, Industrial Light & Magic

Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production:
Kureha Yokoo, Toy Story of Terror!, Pixar Animation Studios

Character Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production:
Paul Rudish, Disney Mickey Mouse, Disney Television Animation

Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production:
Angus MacLane, Toy Story of Terror!, Pixar Animation Studios

Directing in an Animated Feature Production:
Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Music in a TV/Broadcast Production:
Christopher Willis, Disney Mickey Mouse, Disney Television Animation

Music in an Animated Feature Production:
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Christophe Beck, Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Production Design in an Animated Feature Production:
Michael Giaimo, Lisa Keene, David Womersley, Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production:
Daniel Chong, Toy Story of Terror!, Pixar Animation Studios

Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production:
Dean Kelly, Monsters University, Pixar Animation Studios

Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production:
Josh Gad as the voice of Olaf, Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Writing in an Animated Feature Production:
Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises, Studio Ghibli/Touchstone Pictures/The Walt Disney Studios

Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production:
Illya Owens, Disney Mickey Mouse, Disney Television Animation

Editorial in an Animated Feature Production:
Greg Snyder, Gregory Amundson, Steve Bloom, Monsters University, Pixar Animation Studios

June Foray Award:
Alice Davis