10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!


By: Animation Mentor
Dec
13
2017

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It’s always exciting to see our students going on to do great things—and it’s ESPECIALLY exciting to see them recognized for it! This year we had 10 students and mentors specifically called out for Annie Award nominations, but even more were involved in the incredible work created this year, so really it’s even more than 10. We couldn’t be prouder!


Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

“Dreamworks Trolls Holiday”- Character Animator, Kevan Shorey

TrollsHoliday 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!


Character Animation in Animated Feature Production

Coco – Animator, Allison Rutland (One of our rock star mentors!)

Coco 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!


Creature Animation in a Live Action Production

Guardians of the Galaxy – Animation Supervisor, Arslan Elver; Lead Animator, Alvise Avati
(Alvise is another rock star mentor!)

Guardians2 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!

War for the Planet of the Apes – Sidney Kombo Kintombo

WarPlanetApes 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!


Character Animation in a Video Game

Horizon Zero Dawn – Lead Animator, Richard Oud; Character Animator, Niek Neervens; Character Animator, Peer Lemmers (Woah! Three alumni!)

HorizonZeroDawn 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!


Character Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production

“Tangled: The Series” Episode: Tangled Before Ever After – Character Designer, Bobby Pontillas

TangledSeries 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!


Production Design in an Animated Feature Production

Coco – Ernesto Nemesio

CocoDog 10 Animation Mentor Alumni and Mentors Nominated for Annie Awards!

We’re so proud to see all these familiar names! See the full list of nominees here.


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