It’s hard to go a day without hearing about how 2006′s blockbuster animated feature films are faring in the awards race as the Golden Globes and Oscars both pay high-profile tribute to the best of the big-screen entries this time of year. But why stop at animated movies when some of the best work in the medium ends up on the small screen? So using the nominations list for the Annie Awards, a more peer-driven set of animation accolades that spotlights excellent work in a wider variety of categories, we turned the vote over to you this month. Polling a good-sized group of animation industry execs, and based on more than 80 responses, here are the projects that you’d give a statuette to if you could.
Best Animated Television Production
Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends -
Cartoon Network Studios
Also nominated are: Charlie and Lola, King of the Hill, The Fairly OddParents and Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Best Animated Feature
Cars – Pixar Animation Studios
Also nominated are: Happy Feet,
Monster House, Open Season and
Over the Hedge.