Animated SPIDER-MAN, INCREDIBLES 2, HILDA Lead ANNIE AWARDS Nominations

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
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The nominations for the 46th Annual Annie Awards have been announced by the International Animated Film Society ( ASIFA-Hollywood).

In the top category of "Best Animated Feature," Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is competing with Early Man, Incredibles 2, Isle of Dogs, and Ralph Breaks the Internet.

Ankama's MFKZ has been nominated for "Best Animated Independent Feature", along with Ce Magnifique Gâteau!, Mirai, Ruben Brandt Collector, and Tito and the Birds.

Netflix's Hilda and Nickelodeon's Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are both nominated for "Best ANimated Television/Broadcast Production for Children," along with Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny, Little Big Awesome, and Tales of Arcadia: Trollhunters.

For a full list of the nominees across all the awards categories, click here.

"From over 1,600 submissions, our committees have made a great selection of nominees this year. A wide choice of animation techniques, a broad selection of subjects, increasingly creative designs and an encompassing representation of films from other countries and various points of view is going to make this year's Annie Awards an ever more diversified event," said ASIFA-Hollywood Executive Director, Frank Gladstone. "Membership voting begins January 1. Looking at the slate of nominees, I think this year’s decisions will be extraordinary."

The winners are scheduled to be announced in a ceremony on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at University of California-Los Angeles's Royce Hall beginning at 7:00 p.m. PT.

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