48th Annie Awards
DateApril 16, 2021 (2021-04-16)
SiteRoyce Hall
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Organized byASIFA-Hollywood
Highlights
Best Animated
Feature
Soul
Best DirectionTomm Moore and Ross Stewart
Wolfwalkers
Most awardsSoul (7)
Most nominationsSoul and Wolfwalkers (10)

The 48th ceremony of the Annie Awards, honoring excellence in the field of animation for the year of 2020, was held on April 16, 2021, at the University of California, Los Angeles's Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California as virtual event.[1] The nominations were announced on March 3, 2021.[2][3]

Productions Categories

On March 3, 2021, the nominations were announced. Soul and Wolfwalkers earned the most nominations with 10, followed by Onward with 7.[4]

Best Animated Feature Best Animated Feature — Independent
Best Animated Special Production Best Animated Short Subject
Best Sponsored Production Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Preschool Children
  • There's a Monster in my KitchenCartoon Saloon, Mother
    • Erste Group Edgar's Christmas — Unanico Group
    • Max & Maxine — Hornet
    • The Last MileNexus Studios
    • Travel the Vote — Hornet
Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Children Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production
Best Student Film
  • La Bestia — Marlijn Van Nuenen, Ram Tamez, Alfredo Gerard Kuttikatt
    • 100,000 Acres of Pine — Jennifer Alice Wright
    • Coffin — Yuanqing Cai, Nathan Crabot, Houzhi Huang, Mikolaj Janiw, Mandimby Lebon, Théo Tran Ngoc
    • Latitude du printemps — Sylvain Cuvillier, Chloé Bourdic, Théophile Coursimault, Noémie Halberstam, Maŷlis Mosny, Zijing Ye
    • O Black Hole! — Renee Zhan, Jesse Romain

Individual achievement categories

Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in an Animated Production
Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Live Action Production Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Video Game
Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

Additional Individual Awards

June Foray Award

Daisuke "Dice" Tsutsumi

Special Achievement in Animation

HowardDon Hahn, director

Ub Iwerks Award

Epic Games for Unreal Engine

Winsor McCay Lifetime Achievement Awards

Multiple awards and nominations

Films

References

  1. ^ 'Soul' and 'Wolfwalkers' Lead 48th Annie Awards with 10 Nominations|IndieWire
  2. ^ "48th Annie Awards™ To Go Virtual Friday, April 16, 2021". PR Newswire. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  3. ^ Annie Award Nominations: 'Soul', 'Wolfwakers' and Netflix Lead - Variety
  4. ^ "Annie Awards Nominations: 'Soul' & 'Wolfwalkers' Lead Field For Animation Prizes". Deadline. Archived from the original on 2021-03-03. Retrieved 2021-03-03.