Eight days earlier than the Oscars, the Annie Awards–considered the “Oscars of animated cinema”–took place on Saturday. Two movies had received virtually the whole lot by way of nominations: Soul from Pixar studios and Wolfwalkers, the Irish (Cartoon Saloon)-Luxembourg (Melusine Productions) co-production purchased by Apple.
“Soul” left with seven awards, together with finest movie amongst productions with a funds of greater than $60m.
Wolfwalkers and Mélusine Productions have been awarded 5 occasions, together with the prize for finest unbiased movie, which incorporates productions with a funds beneath $60m.
Accolades have been rolling in for the Luxembourg co-production, with even Peter Ramsay, director of Rise of the Guardians and Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, taking to social media about it.
Ridiculously late to the celebration, however #Wolfwalkers is insanely lovely. What a tremendous movie.
— Peter Ramsey (@pramsey342) April 17, 2021
The Luxembourg co-production additionally received the classes of finest character design, finest path, Finest manufacturing design and finest dubbing.
These wins observe Wolfwalkers’ nominations for finest animated characteristic from the Oscars, BAFTA Awards, Golden Globes, Critics Selection Awards and Producers Guild of America Awards.
Wolfwalkers continues to be accessible to look at on Apple TV+, the Apple platform, in addition to in Luxembourg cinemas (Luxembourgish model).
This text was initially printed in French on Paperjam and has been translated and edited for Delano.