Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film

The Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film was awarded for the first time at the 64th Golden Globe Awards in 2007.[1] It was the first time that the Golden Globe Awards had created a separate category for animated films since its establishment. The nominations are announced in January and an awards ceremony is held later in the month. Initially, only three films are nominated for best animated film, in contrast to five nominations for the majority of other awards. The Pixar film Cars was the first recipient of the award.

English-language films may be nominated in only one feature category. Therefore, films nominated in this category are ineligible to be nominated for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Motion Picture – Drama if their principal dialogue is in English. However, films nominated for Best Foreign Language Film are eligible for Best Animated Feature; the only Golden Globe film awards for which they are ineligible are the two Best Motion Picture awards.[2] This has led to much confusion leading many to believe animated films are snubbed in the Best Motion Picture categories, specifically Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy where animated films have won before, but in reality they simply are not eligible to be nominated.

Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film
Awarded forBest Animated Motion Picture
LocationUnited States
Presented byHollywood Foreign Press Association
First awarded2006 (for Cars)
Currently held bySpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Websitewww.goldenglobes.com

Winners and nominees

Notes:

Year Film Nominee(s) Studio(s) Distributor(s)
2006
Cars John Lasseter Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Happy Feet George Miller Village Roadshow Pictures, Animal Logic, Kennedy Miller Productions Warner Bros. Pictures
Monster House Gil Kenan ImageMovers, Amblin Entertainment, Relativity Media Columbia Pictures
2007
Ratatouille Brad Bird Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Bee Movie Simon J. Smith and Steve Hickner DreamWorks Animation Paramount Pictures
The Simpsons Movie David Silverman 20th Century Fox Animation, Gracie Films 20th Century Fox
2008
WALL-E Andrew Stanton Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Bolt Chris Williams and Byron Howard Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Kung Fu Panda Mark Osborne and John Stevenson DreamWorks Animation Paramount Pictures
2009
Up Pete Docter Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Sony Pictures Animation Columbia Pictures
Coraline Henry Selick Laika, Pandemonium Focus Features
Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson 20th Century Fox Animation, American Empirical Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Indian Paintbrush 20th Century Fox
The Princess and the Frog Ron Clements and John Musker Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2010
Toy Story 3 Lee Unkrich Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Despicable Me Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud Illumination Entertainment Universal Pictures
How to Train Your Dragon Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois DreamWorks Animation Paramount Pictures
The Illusionist Sylvain Chomet Pathé, Django Films Sony Pictures Classics
Tangled Nathan Greno and Byron Howard Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2011
The Adventures of Tintin Steven Spielberg Nickelodeon Movies, Amblin Entertainment, WingNut Films, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Weta Digital, Hemisphere Media Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures
Arthur Christmas Sarah Smith Aardman Animations, Sony Pictures Animation Columbia Pictures
Cars 2 John Lasseter Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Puss in Boots Chris Miller DreamWorks Animation Paramount Pictures
Rango Gore Verbinski Nickelodeon Movies, GK Films, Industrial Light & Magic
2012
Brave Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Frankenweenie Tim Burton Walt Disney Pictures, Tim Burton Productions Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Hotel Transylvania Genndy Tartakovsky Sony Pictures Animation Columbia Pictures
Rise of the Guardians Peter Ramsey DreamWorks Animation Paramount Pictures
Wreck-It Ralph Rich Moore Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
2013
Frozen Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Croods Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders DreamWorks Animation 20th Century Fox
Despicable Me 2 Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud Illumination Entertainment Universal Pictures
2014
How to Train Your Dragon 2 Dean DeBlois DreamWorks Animation 20th Century Fox
Big Hero 6 Don Hall and Chris Williams Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Book of Life Jorge Gutierrez Reel FX Creative Studios, 20th Century Fox Animation 20th Century Fox
The Boxtrolls Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi Laika Focus Features
The Lego Movie Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Village Roadshow Pictures, Lego System A/S, Vertigo Entertainment, Lin Pictures, Animal Logic, Warner Animation Group Warner Bros. Pictures
2015
Inside Out Pete Docter Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Anomalisa Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson Starburns Industries, Snoot Films Paramount Pictures
The Good Dinosaur Peter Sohn Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Peanuts Movie Steve Martino Blue Sky Studios, 20th Century Fox Animation, Peanuts Worldwide, Feigco Entertainment 20th Century Fox
Shaun the Sheep Movie Richard Starzak and Mark Burton Aardman Animations StudioCanal
2016
Zootopia Byron Howard and Rich Moore Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Kubo and the Two Strings Travis Knight Laika Focus Features
Moana Ron Clements and John Musker Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
My Life as a Zucchini Claude Barras Rhône-Alpes Studios Gebeka Pictures
Sing Garth Jennings Illumination Entertainment Universal Pictures
2017
Coco Lee Unkrich Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
The Boss Baby Tom McGrath DreamWorks Animation 20th Century Fox
The Breadwinner Nora Twomey Cartoon Saloon, Telefilm Canada, Irish Film Board, Melusine Productions, Jolie Pas, Guru Studio, Aircraft Pictures GKIDS, Elevation Pictures, StudioCanal
Ferdinand Carlos Saldanha Blue Sky Studios, 20th Century Fox Animation, Davis Entertainment 20th Century Fox
Loving Vincent Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman BreakThru Productions, Trademark Films Next Film, Altitude Film Distribution
2018
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Marvel Entertainment Sony Pictures Releasing
Incredibles 2 Brad Bird Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Isle of Dogs Wes Anderson Studio Babelsberg, Indian Paintbrush, American Empirical Pictures Fox Searchlight Pictures
Mirai Mamoru Hosoda Studio Chizu Toho, GKIDS
Ralph Breaks the Internet Rich Moore and Phil Johnston Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

On November 17, 2009, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards, there will be five nominees for Best Animated Feature Film, as its members voted to amend its rules: eligible films must be feature-length (70 minutes or longer) with no more than 25% live action. If fewer than eight animated films qualify, the award will not be given, in which case the films would be eligible for Best Picture. If fewer than twelve animated films qualify, the category will be limited to three nominations per year.

See also

References

  1. ^ Ball, Ryan (2006-01-30). "Golden Globes in Toon for '07". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 2006-06-13.
  2. ^ "70th Golden Globe Awards Consideration: Best Foreign Language Film – Submission" (PDF). Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2013. Films that qualify for the best foreign language film award also qualify for Golden Globe awards in all other categories except best motion picture drama and best motion picture musical or comedy which are for English-language films exclusively.
2014 in animation

Events in 2014 in animation.

2016 in animation

Events in 2016 in animation.

Annie Award for Best Animated Feature — Independent

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Anomalisa

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Anomalisa was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature (the category's first ever R-rated nominee), a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, and five Annie Awards. It became the first animated film to win the Grand Jury Prize at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, after premiering at the Telluride Film Festival on September 4, 2015.

BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film

This is a list of the winners and nominees of the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film.

Bolt (2008 film)

Bolt is a 2008 American computer animated comedy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 48th Disney animated feature film. Directed by Chris Williams and Byron Howard, the film stars the voices of John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Malcolm McDowell, Diedrich Bader, Nick Swardson, Greg Germann, Susie Essman and Mark Walton. The film's plot centers on a white dog named Bolt who, having spent his entire life on the set of a television series, thinks that he has super powers. When he believes that his human, Penny, has been kidnapped, he sets out on a cross-country journey to "rescue" her.

Despite a relatively marginal box-office performance, Bolt received a strong positive critical reception and is renowned for playing an important role in instigating what is widely referred to as the Disney Revival, as well as setting the studio in a new creative direction that would lead to other critically acclaimed features such as Tangled (2010) and Frozen (2013). Bolt was also Disney Animation's first feature film to be produced under the complete creative guidance of then-Pixar executive John Lasseter in his role as chief creative officer for the studio, as well as the first computer-animated feature film to implement non-photorealistic rendering.

The film was nominated for a series of awards, such as the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

Byron Howard

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Gore Verbinski

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Verbinski won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film and the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film in 2012 for his animated action-comedy western Rango. His films have grossed $3.72 billion worldwide, making Verbinski one of the highest-grossing film directors in the world.

Hotel Transylvania

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The film was released on September 28, 2012 by Sony Pictures Releasing, and was met with mixed critical reception, while the general public received it favorably. It earned a total of $358 million worldwide against a budget of $85 million at the box office, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. It launched a franchise with a sequel titled Hotel Transylvania 2, which takes place seven years after the first film, released in 2015, and a third film titled Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation released in 2018. A television series based on the film premiered on Disney Channel in June 2017, focusing on the teenage years of Mavis and her friends at the Hotel Transylvania.

Jorge Gutierrez (animator)

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Ratatouille won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and the Satellite Award for Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature.

Taxi to the Dark Side won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Sicko won the Satellite Award for Best Documentary Film.

Lust, Caution won the Golden Lion. Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) won the Grand Jury Prize: Documentary. Padre Nuestro won the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic.

I Know Who Killed Me won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture.

List of American films of 2008

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WALL-E won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film, the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film, and the Satellite Award for Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature.

Man on Wire won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature), the BAFTA Award for Best British Film and the Satellite Award for Best Documentary Film.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. The Wrestler won the Golden Lion. Trouble the Water won the Grand Jury Prize: Documentary. Frozen River won the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic.

The Love Guru won the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture.

List of accolades received by Shaun the Sheep Movie

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Shaun the Sheep Movie was well-received, with an approval rating of 99% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature at the 88th Academy Awards. It was also nominated for Five Annie Award nominations at 43rd Annie Awards, the most for the ceremony, including Outstanding Achievement in Directing in an Animated Feature Production for Burton and Starzak, Writing in an Animated Feature Production for Also Burton and Starzak and Best Animated Feature. The film won in the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards for Best Animated Feature. The film has also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film at 73rd Golden Globe Awards, 69th British Academy Film Awards and some many more awards.

List of accolades received by Zootopia

Zootopia (known as Zootropolis in some regions) is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated buddy comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film was directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore and was based on a screenplay written by Jared Bush (who also co-directed) and Phil Johnston. Zootopia focuses on the unlikely partnership between an ambitious rabbit police officer, Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) and a crafty red fox con artist, Nick Wilde (voiced by Jason Bateman) as they uncover a conspiracy behind the mysterious disappearance of predators from a mammalian metropolis.The film premiered on February 11, 2016, in Denmark before going into wide release in more than 3,800 theaters in the United States and Canada on March 4. It debuted in first place on its opening weekend earning more than $75 million. Zootopia grossed a worldwide total of over $1 billion at the box office on a production budget of $150 million. Rotten Tomatoes, a review aggregator surveyed 256 reviews, and judged 98% to be positive.Zootopia garnered a variety of awards and nominations, many of them in the Best Animated Feature category. At the 89th Academy Awards, the film won Best Animated Feature. It also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film. At the 44th Annie Awards, Zootopia received eleven nominations and won six including Best Animated Feature and Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production for Bateman. The film won Best Animated Motion Picture at the 28th Producers Guild of America Awards. Goodwin received the Best Animated Female award from the Alliance of Women Film Journalists and received nominations from the People's Choice Awards, and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association. Musician Sia and music producers Stargate garnered a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media for "Try Everything". The American Film Institute included Zootopia in their list of the top ten of 2016.

Lists of animated films

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Rich Moore

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Set about 300 years after the book series, the film tells a story about Guardians Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny, and the Sandman, who enlist Jack Frost to stop Pitch Black from engulfing the world in darkness. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. This was the last DreamWorks Animation film to be distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The Peanuts Movie

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