UP, the much loved Pixar animated film about an old man and a boy scout who pull a house suspended by balloons over a mysterious South American wilderness, has won the Best Film award at the Annies, honoring the best in animation. CORALINE had the most individual awards with three, and FANTASTIC MR. FOX won for best screenplay. All winners below:

Best Animated Feature: Up

Directing in a Feature Production: Pete Docter, Up

Animated Effects: James Mansfield, The Princess and the Frog

Character Animation in a Feature Production: Eric Goldberg, The Princess and the Frog

Character Design in a Feature Production Shane Prigmore, Coraline

Music in a Feature Production: Bruno Coulais, Coraline

Production Design in a Feature Production: Tadahiro Uesugi, Coraline

Storyboarding in a Feature Production: Tom Owens, Monsters vs. Aliens

Voice Acting in a Feature Production: Jen Cody, Voice of Charlotte – The Princess and the Frog

Writing in a Feature Production: Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach, Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Animated Short Subject: Robot Chicken: Star Wars 2.5

Best Animated Television Production: “Prep and Landing”

Directing in a Television Production: Bret Haaland, The Penguins of Madagascar – Launchtime

Best Animated Television Production for Children: The Penguins of Madagascar – Launchtime

Character Animation in a Television Production: Phillip To, Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space

Character Design in a Television Production: Bill Schwab, Prep and Landing

Music in a Television Production: Guy Moon, The Fairly OddParents: Wishology-The Big Beginning

Production Design in a Television Production: Andy Harkness, Prep and Landing

Storyboarding in a Television Production: Robert Koo, Merry Madagascar

Voice Acting in a Television Production: Tom Kenny, Voice of SpongeBob – SpongeBob SquarePants — Truth or Square

Best Animated Television Commercial: Spanish Lottery Deportees

Best Home Entertainment Production: Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder


  1. So little love this year for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatball. Very funny, great looking film. It’s like Monsters Vs. Aliens but you laugh out loud during it instead of going, “oh I get what that’s a reference to.”