Animated Batman, Green Lantern Productions Score 2011 Annie Award Nominations

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood announced the nominations and award recipients for the 39th Annual Annie Awards earlier today, with some DC Comics-highlighted projects garnering nods. Batman: Year One, Batman: The Brave and The Bold and Green Lantern: The Animated Series all nabbed nominations for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. The 2011 Annie Award winners will be announced at the Annie Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 4th, 2012, at UCLAs Royce Hall, in Los Angeles, CA. Continue below for further specific details, with the complete appropriate nominees highlighted.

Annie Award for Best Animated Special Production
Adventure Time: Thank You Cartoon Network Studios
Batman: Year One Warner Bros. Animation
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Blue Sky Studios
Kung Fu Panda Secrets of the Masters DreamWorks Animation
Prey 2 Blur Studio
Star Tours Industrial Light & Magic

Best General Audience Animated TV Production
Archer FX Productions
Green Lantern: The Animated Series Warner Bros. Animation
Hoops & YoYo Ruin Christmas Hallmark
MAD Warner Bros. Animation
Mary Shelleys Frankenhole Season 2 Starburns Industries, Inc.
Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice Walt Disney Animation Studios
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lucasfilm Animation, Ltd.
The Simpsons Gracie Films

Music in a Television Production
-Adam Berry, Bob Schooley, Mark McCorkle Penguins of Madagascar Nickelodeon and Technicolor
-Ben Locket The Amazing World of Gumball Cartoon Network Europe in association with Dandelion Studios, Boulder Media & Studio Soi
-Frederik Wiedmann Green Lantern The Animated Series Warner Bros. Animation
-Grace Potter, Michael Giacchino Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice Walt Disney Animation Studios
-Joel McNeely, Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda Pixie Hollow Games DisneyToon Studios
-Kevin Kliesch Thundercats Kliesch Music Inc.
-Shawn Patterson, Zeb Wells Robot Chicken ShadowMachine and Stoopid Monkey in association with Adult Swim

Voice Acting in a Television Production
-Carlos Alazraqui as Denzel Crocker Fairly OddParents Nickelodeon
-Dan Harmon as Jekyll Mary Shelleys Frankenhole Season 2 Starburns Industries, Inc.
-Daran Norris as Cosmo Fairly OddParents Nickelodeon
-Dee Bradley Baker as Obi-Wan Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lucasfilm Animation, Ltd.
Diedrich Bader as Batman Batman: The Brave and the Bold Warner Bros. Animation
-H. Jon Benjamin as Sterling Archer Archer FX Productions
-Jeff Bennett as Kowalski Penguins of Madagascar Nickelodeon and Technicolor
-Jeff B. Davis as Victor Frankenstein Mary Shelleys Frankenhole Season 2 Starburns Industries, Inc.
-Jessica Walter as Malory Archer Archer FX Productions
-Judy Greer as Cheryl Tunt Archer FX Productions
-Logan Grove as Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball Cartoon Network Europe in association with Dandelion Studios, Boulder Media & Studio Soi
-Nika Futterman as Asajj Ventress Star Wars: The Clone Wars Lucasfilm Animation, Ltd.
-Scott Adsit as the Creature Mary Shelleys Frankenhole Season 2 Starburns Industries, Inc.
-Tara Strong as Timmy Turner Fairly OddParents Operation Dingleberg Nickelodeon

The Annie Awards honor overall excellence in the field of animation as well as individual achievement in nearly 30 different categories ranging from production design, character animation, and effects animation to storyboarding, writing, music and voice acting. More details can be found at the official website for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. The 2011 Annie Award winners will be announced at the Annie Awards ceremony on Saturday, February 4th, 2012, at UCLAs Royce Hall, in Los Angeles, CA. The official website for the 39th Annual Annie Awards also contains a complete list of nominations.

Click here for an interview with musician Frederik Wiedmann, nominated for his work on Green Lantern: The Animated Series. Visit the following links for further details on the related nominated projects – Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite, Green Lantern: The Animated Series subsite, and Batman: Year One subsite. Stay tuned for further details right here at The World’s Finest.

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