Annie Awards winners -- Wreck-It Ralph and more
Walt Disney’s video-game romp Wreck-It Ralph has won top animation honors at the Annie Awards.
The comedy hit about a video-game villain who wants to turn hero was named best animated feature at Saturday night’s Annies, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society. Wreck-It Ralph won out over a field that included Brave, Frankenweenie, ParaNorman and Hotel Transylvania.
With a voice cast led by John C. Reilly, Wreck-It Ralph dominated the film categories, also winning Annies for director Rich Moore, voice co-star Alan Tudyk and for its music and screenplay.
Among live-action films, The Avengers won the Annie for animated effects and Life of Pi won for character animation.
On the TV side, an episode of Robot Chicken won for best general audience animated show.