<strong><em>Despicable Me</em></strong> up for Best Animated Feature at the Annie Awards
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations today for the 38th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in the field of animation including best animated feature, television production, commercials, short subjects, video games and outstanding individual achievements.

"This has been an unprecedented year for animation, as the high quality of work represented by our nominees will attest," says ASIFA-Hollywood President Antran Manoogian. "On behalf of ASIFA-Hollywood, we congratulate all of the nominees and their respective studios."

Winners will be announced at the 38th Annual Annie Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 5, 2011, at UCLA's Royce Hall, in Los Angeles, CA. Here are the full nominations below:

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Production Categories

Best Animated Feature

Best Animated Short Subject

Best Animated Television Commercial

  • Children's Medical Center - DUCK Studios
  • - Frito Lay Dips "And Then There Was Salsa" - LAIKA/house
  • - How to Train Your Dragon Winter Olympic Interstitial "Speed Skating" - DreamWorks Animation
  • - McDonald's "Spaceman Stu" - DUCK Studios
  • - Pop Secret "When Harry Met Sally" - Nathan Love

Best Animated Television Production

  • Futurama - The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television
  • - Kung Fu Panda Holiday - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Scared Shrekless - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Arc Troopers - Lucasfilm Animation, Ltd.
  • - TVLsmRLNaWMHQM||The Simpsons} - Gracie Films

Best Animated Television Production for Children

Best Animated Video Game

  • Heavy Rain - Quantic Dream
  • - Kirby's Epic Yarn - Good-Feel & HAL Laboratory
  • - Limbo - Playdead
  • - Shank - Klei Entertainment Inc.

Individual Achievement Categories

Animated Effects in an Animated Production

Character Animation in a Television Production

  • Nicolas A. Chauvelot - Scared Shrekless - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Savelon Forrest - Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III - ShadowMachine
  • - Elizabeth Havetine - Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III - ShadowMachine
  • - David Pate - Kung Fu Panda Holiday - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Nideep Varghese - Scared Shrekless - DreamWorks Animation

Character Animation in a Feature Production

Character Animation in a Live Action Production

Character Design in a Television Production

  • Andy Bialk - The Ricky Gervais Show - W!LDBRAIN Entertainment
  • - Stephan DeStefano - Sym-Bionic Titan - Cartoon Network
  • - Ernie Gilbert - T.U.F.F. Puppy - Nickelodeon
  • - Gordon Hammond - T.U.F.F. Puppy - Nickelodeon
  • - Steve Lam - Fanboy and Chum Chum - Nickelodeon, Frederator

Character Design in a Feature Production

Directing in a Television Production

  • Bob Anderson - The Simpsons - Gracie Films
  • - Peter Chung - Firebreather - Cartoon Network Studios
  • - Duke Johnson - Frankenhole: Humanitas - ShadowMachine
  • - Tim Johnson - Kung Fu Panda Holiday - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Gary Trousdale - Scared Shrekless - DreamWorks Animation

Directing in a Feature Production

Music in a Television Production

Music in a Feature Production

Production Design in a Television Production

  • Alan Bodner - Neighbors from Hell - 20th Century Fox Television
  • - Barry Jackson - Firebreather - Cartoon Network Studios
  • - Pete Oswald - Doubtsourcing - Badmash Animation Studios
  • - Richie Sacilioc - Kung Fu Panda Holiday - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Scott Wills - Sym-Bionic Titan - Cartoon Network Studios

Production Design in a Feature Production

Storyboarding in a Television Production

  • Sean Bishop - Scared Shrekless - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Fred Gonzales - T.U.F.F. Puppy - Nickelodeon
  • - Tom Owens - Kung Fu Panda Holiday - DreamWorks Animation
  • - Dave Thomas - The Fairly OddParents - Nickelodeon

Storyboarding in a Feature Production

Voice Acting in a Television Production

Voice Acting in a Feature Production

Writing in a Television Production