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Star Wars: The Clone Wars and ILM Receive Annie Awards Nominations

Star Wars: The Clone Wars earned two nominations for the 41st Annie Awards, it was announced today. Lucasfilm's Keith Kellogg is nominated for Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production, and Jason W.A. Tucker is nominated for Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broad Production -- both for their work on Star Wars: The Clone Wars' fifth season.

The Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, feature 30 categories celebrating the best animation in film, television, video games, and more.

Industrial Light & Magic received several nominations, including: Ben O'Brien, Karin Cooper, Lee Uren, and Chris Root for Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in a Live Action Production for Star Trek: Into Darkness; Dan Pearson, Jay Cooper, Jeff Grebe, and Amelia Chenoweth for Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in a Live Action Production for Star Trek: Into Darkness; Michael Balog, Ryan Hopkins, Patrick Conran, and Florian Witzel for Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in a Live Action Production for Pacific Rim; and Hal Hickel, Chris Lentz, Derrick Carlin, Steve Rawlins, and Kyle Winkelman for Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in a Live Action Production for Pacific Rim.

The awards ceremony will be held February 1, 2014, at UCLA's Royce Hall.

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