“Frozen” has iced another honor, winning the top prize Saturday, Feb. 1, at the 41st Annie Awards.
The musical toon scooped up five of Disney’s 10 Annies, presented by Asifa-Hollywood, which hosts Hollywood’s biggest night for the animation industry. Mouse House stablemate Pixar took home five trophies itself for work done on the film “Monsters University,” which nabbed two awards, and three for the ABC special “Toy Story of Terror!”
Legendary animation filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki was honored with an Annie for writing “The Wind Rises,” which the auteur says is his last film.
DreamWorks Animation notched the next highest tally of awards with three for “The Croods” in character animation (Jakob Jensen), character design (Carter Goodrich, Takao Noguchi and Shane Prigmore) and animated effects (Jeff Budsberg, Andre Le Blanc, Louis Flores and Jason Mayer).
“Frozen,” which opened wide on Nov. 27, has been on a roll, tallying more than $800 million so »
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