Wallace And Gromit Sweep The Annies
Claymation hit WALLACE + GROMIT: Curse Of The Were-rabbit was the big winner at the Annie Awards on Saturday (04FEB06), picking up 10 trophies at the annual animation ceremony.
British animator Nick Park and co-director Steve Box picked up a collection of accolades, including Best Animated Feature, Character Design in an Animated Feature Production, Directing in an Animated Feature Production and Writing in an Animated Feature Production, while Peter Sallis was honoured for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production for providing the voice to barmy inventor WALLACE.
TV cartoon Family Guy picked up two awards, including Directing in an Animated Television Production for the North by North Quahog episode for Peter Shin and Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production for SETH McFARLANE, who voiced tormented tot Stewie.
Other winners chosen by the International Animated Film Society at the Glendale, California ceremony, included LILO + STITCH 2: STITCH HAS A GLITCH for Best Home Entertainment Program; Star Wars: CLONE WARS II CHAPTERS 21-2 for Best Animated Television Production and ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN for Best Animated Video Game.