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Tuesday
Dec032013

Nominees Announced for Animation Awards Ceremony

Walt Disney Animation Studios(NEW YORK) -- Disney's latest animated hit, Frozen, will contend for the top prize at the 2014 Annie Awards, honoring the best in animation.

Frozen, which was released last Wednesday and made over $67 million during the three-day Thanksgiving weekend, is nominated for best animated feature along with Despicable Me 2, Monsters University, The Croods and three other films.

A few of the cast members of Despicable Me 2 are nominated for their voice work, including Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig.

TV nominees include Cartoon Network's Adventure Time, the FX series Archer, and the Fox show Bob's Burgers.

In addition, Steven Spielberg has been named one of three recipients of the Winsor McCay Award for his career contributions to the art of animation.  The director is one of the founders of DreamWorks, the studio responsible for Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and other popular animated films.

The 41st Annual Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society, will be held on Feb. 1, 2014 in Los Angeles.

A full list of nominees can be seen HERE.

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