It’s awards season, and for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, the stop-motion movie obtained away with a number of awards unfold throughout two occasions. On Saturday evening, the Producers Guild of America and the animation-focused Annie Awards each had their respective ceremonies, and del Toro and Mark Gustafson’s acclaimed film got here residence with some good, shiny awards.
Final evening, the PGAs awarded Pinocchio with the award for Excellent Producer of Animated Theatrical Movement Photos. It was the primary award of the evening, and after profitable it, del Toro went over to the Annie ceremony to each current an award (for Greatest Restricted Collection) and rack up some wins. Together with Greatest Characteristic and Greatest Path, the movie took awards for Greatest Music, Greatest Manufacturing Design, and Greatest Character Animation. Upon accepting the Greatest Path award, del Toro was quoted by Deadline as saying, “I needed the f*king Annie a lot. It’s probably the most beautiful goddamn trophy on this planet!”
With quite a few wins on the Annie Awards, it might be that Pinocchio will take residence Greatest Animated Movie on the Oscars in a number of weeks. As Deadline notes in its write-up, many of the Annie’s winners for Greatest Characteristic went on to win the animated movie Oscar. Final yr was a notable upset in that regard, since The Mitchells v. the Machines received on the Annies, however Encanto took the Oscar. We’ll discover out when the Oscars airs on March 12.
Annie-wise, different notable award winners embrace Marcel the Shell with the Sneakers On for Jenny Slate’s voice work and Greatest Indie; Avatar: The Manner of Water for Greatest VFX and Character Animation (Stay Motion). For the total record of Annie winners, click on here. Likewise, here’s the record of PGA winners.
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