Frozen stays cool by dominating Annie Awards

Disney hit Frozen left its competitors out in the cold at the 41st annual Annie Awards by winning four top honours. The movie picked up Best Animated Feature at the prizegiving, which celebrates the best animated projects, at Royce Hall in Los Angeles on Saturday night (01Feb14). It beat out competition from Monsters University, A Letter to Momo, Despicable Me 2, Ernest & Celestine, The Croods, and The Wind Rises.
Its three other hauls included prizes for Directing in an Animated Feature Production for Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, Best Music, Production Design, and Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production for Josh Gad.
Another big winner was The Croods, which picked up three trophies, while Monsters University, went home with two.
Steven Spielberg, Katsuhiro Otomo and Phil Tippett were all honoured with the Winsor McCay Award for longrunning dedication to animation.