The Breadwinner," directed by Nora Twomey and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, won for best independent animated feature
The Annie Awards also added a new category this year: best animated feature
It was her first film, and it shared the 2007 Cannes Jury Prize (with Carlos Reygadas' "Silent Light") and went on to be nominated for an animated feature
For proof positive of animated features
' vigorous and ongoing second spring, we only need to turn to this month's film grosses, which show that Universal Studios' Minions now holds the record of the all-time biggest opening weekend for an animated feature
in the country, after racking up a spectacular P189 million in five days (July 8-12) of showing.
The film was nominated for Best Animated Feature
at the Oscars and has grossed $532,734,747 worldwide.
Still, the film is Disney's most engaging and original cartoon in years--and on a much tighter budget than most of the studio's animated features
The very first animated feature
film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, got a special Academy Award in 1937.
However, New York artist Robert Longo's first film is shot in such a flat mariner--and Reeves is at his wooden worst--that the result is a terrible bore and probably would have worked better as an animated feature
By those standards DreamWorks' new animated feature
, The Prince of Egypt--a rendition of the Moses story--is a great success.
We're equally proud that 'The Princess and the Frog,' our latest hand-drawn animated feature
from Disney, has been recognized in the 'Best Animated Feature
Film' category, and that two of Randy Newman's brilliant songs were also honored.
Park, who won the animated feature
trophy Sunday, has made three shorts featuring the claymation odd couple - ``A Grand Day Out,'' ``The Wrong Trousers'' and ``A Close Shave'' - and all three were nominated for Oscars.
Hoping to build on their string of successes, Nelvana embarked on an ambitious new project, a fully animated feature