It’s awards season, and for Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, the stop-motion movie received away with a number of awards unfold throughout two occasions. On Saturday night time, 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 house with some good, shiny awards.
Final night time, the PGAs awarded Pinocchio with the award for Excellent Producer of Animated Theatrical Movement Photos. It was the primary award of the night time, 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 wished the f*king Annie a lot. It’s essentially the most beautiful goddamn trophy on this planet!”
With quite a few wins on the Annie Awards, it could be that Pinocchio will take house Greatest Animated Movie on the Oscars in a number of weeks. As Deadline notes in its write-up, a lot 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 gained 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 embody 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 (Reside Motion). For the total checklist of Annie winners, click on here. Likewise, here’s the checklist of PGA winners.
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