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Awards: Annies, WGA, ASC, Oscar

By Garth Franklin Sunday February 2nd 2014 05:50AM
Awards: Annies, WGA, ASC, Oscar

Annies
Disney's "Frozen" dominated the 41st Annie Awards, celebrating the year's best in animation. Its wins include best animated feature, direction, music, production design and voice acting. "The Wind Rises" took best writing while "The Croods" won three awards in tech categories. [Source: THR]

WGA
The Writers Guild Of America has announced its winners with Spike Jonze winning original screenplay for "Her," Billy Ray won adapted screenplay for "Captain Phillips," and Sarah Polley won documentary screenplay for "Stories We Tell". TV winners include "Breaking Bad," "Veep," "House of Cards," "The Simpsons" and "The Colbert Report". [Source: Screen]

ASC
Director of photography Emmanuel Lubezki's work on "Gravity" has won the top award at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards. Other winners include Jonathan Freeman for "Game of Thrones," Jeremy Benning for "Killing Lincoln," and Blake McClure for "Drunk History". [Source: Behind the Screens]

Oscars
Following their decision to rescind the best original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone" from this year's Oscars, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has issued a statement elaborating on their decision. The full statement is up at Awards Daily

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