The 48th Annie Awards – Winners from the Walt Disney Company

Tonight is a special evening when the animation community comes together as one, and this year it’s happening virtually! A first for the Annie Awards.  

Since 1972, ASIFA-Hollywood has hosted an annual awards ceremony to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the art of animation. Originally designed to honor the lifetime achievements of legendary veterans of the field, the Annie Awards now recognizes the year’s best animated productions and outstanding individual achievements in the field of animation. The Annie Awards are regarded as animation’s highest honor, and the ceremony is one of ASIFA-Hollywood’s most prestigious and elegant events.

You can find the full list of nominees for this year’s event here, but stay tuned to this page as it will update regularly with winners from all arms of the Walt Disney Company!

Best Feature

Soul  – Pixar Animation Studios

Best Storyboarding – Feature

Soul – Pixar Animation Studios – Trevor Jimenez

Best Writing – Feature

Soul – Pixar Animation Studios – Pete Docter, Mike Jones, Kemp Powers

Best Editorial – Feature

Soul – Pixar Animation Studios – Kevin Nolting, Gregory Amundson, Robert Grahamjones, Amera Rizk

Best VFX – Feature

Soul – Pixar Animation Studios – Tolga Goktekin, Carl Kaphan, Hiroaki Narita, Enrique Vila, Kylie Wijsmuller

Best Character Animation – Feature

Soul – Pixar Animation Studios – Michal Makarewicz

Best Character Animation – Live Action

The Mandalorian – Lucasfilm – Image Engine – Nathan Fitzgerald, Leo Ito, Chris Rogers, Eung Ho Lo, Emily Luk

Best Character Animation – Video Game

Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales – Insomniac Games – Brian Wyser, Michael Yosh, Danny Garnett, David Hancock

Special Achievement Award

Don Hahn – Howard

Best Character Design – TV/Media

Amphibia – Episode: The Shut-In! – Disney TV Animation – Joe Sparrow

Best Music – Feature

Soul – Pixar Animation Studios – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste

Best Music – TV/Media

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Episode: Victory and Death – Lucasfilm Animation – Kevin Kiner