27th Annie Awards (2000)

Nominees & Winners

Achievement Categories

1. Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Theatrical Feature
The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

A Bug's Life, Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Paramount Pictures

Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks Pictures

2. Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Television Program
The Simpsons, Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Batman Beyond, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Futurama, The Curosity Co. in association with 20th Century Fox Television

King of the Hill, 20th Century Fox Television in association with Deedle-Dee Productions, Judgemental Films, and 3 Arts Entertainment

The New Batman/Superman Adventures, Warner Bros. Television Animation

3. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Character Animation
Steve Markowski, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Ken Duncan, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Glen Keane, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Jim van der Keyl, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Dean Wellins, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

4. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Effects Animation
Allen Foster, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Peter De Mund, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Michel Gagne, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Joel Krasnove, Angry Beavers, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Jamie Lloyd, The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks Pictures

5. Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Short Subject
Studios Sky Blue Bunny,

Al Tudi Tuhak (Long, Long Ago), Tod Polson

Living Forever, FableVision Studios

More, Bad Clams Productions in association with Swell Productions and Flemington Pictures

6. Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Television Commercial
Condom "Sensitive", Levi Strauss, Wild Brain, Inc.

Celebrate Being in the Dark, San Francisco Film Society, Wild Brain, Inc.

Gnome, Hollywood Gum, Ring of Fire

Performance Fleece, Old Navy, Spumco, Inc.

Tweety, Kraft Foods/Miracle Whip, Warner Bros. Classic Animation

7. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Television Production
Randy Rogel (Composer and Lyricist), "That Is the Story That's Told by the Bard" (Song), Warner Bros. Histeria!, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Walter Murphy (Composer), Seth MacFarlane and David Zuckerman (Lyricists), Main Title,

Family Guy, 20th Century Fox Television J. Eric Schmidt and Cameron Patrick (Composers),

The San Francisco Beat (Episode), The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Stephen James Taylor (Composer), "Pluto's Arrow Error" (Episode), Disney's Mickey MouseWorks, Walt Disney Television Animation

8. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Music in an Animated Feature Production
Michael Kamen (Composer), The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Phil Collins (Composer and Lyricist), "Two Worlds" (Song), Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Tom Snow (Composer), Marty Panzer and Jack Feldman (Lyricists), "We Are One" (Song), The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Walt Disney Television Animation

Scott Warrender (Composer) and Joss Whedon (Lyricist), "My Lullaby" (Song), The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Walt Disney Television Animation

Harry Gregson Williams and John Powell (Composers), Antz, DreamWorks Pictures and PDI

9. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television Production
Glen Murakami, "Legends of the Dark Knight", The New Batman/Superman Adventures, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Paul Harrod, "Boyz 'N' The Woods", The PJs, Will Vinton Studios

Craig Kellman, "Uh Oh Dynamo", The Powerpuff Girls, Cartoon Network Studios

Sue Rose, "Friday", 4WD (Four Women Driving), Walt Disney Television Animation

Jay Stephens, "Sacred Identity", Jetcat, Porchlight Entertainment

10. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Alan Bodner, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

John Bell, Antz, DreamWorks Pictures and PDI William Cone, A Bug's Life, Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios

Daniel St. Pierre, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Mark Whiting, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

11. Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Home Video Production
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Walt Disney Television Animation

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World, Walt Disney Television Animation

Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, Warner Home Video in association with Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc.

The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock, Universal Cartoon Studios

12. Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Interactive Production
The Goddamn George Liquor Program, Spumco, Inc.

13. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Television Production
Adam Van Wyk, "Black Out", Batman Beyond, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Alex Kirwan, "The Man with No Nose", Oh Yeah! Cartoons!, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Bob McKnight, William Tell Overture, Disney's Mickey MouseWorks, Walt Disney Television Animation

Mitch Schauer, "The Day the World Got Really Screwed Up", The Angry Beavers, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Dave Wasson, "Max & His Special Problem", Oh Yeah! Cartoons!, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

14. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
Mark Andrews, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Lorna Cook, The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks Pictures

Kevin O'Brien, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Brian Pimental, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Dean Wellins, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

15. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television Production
Tim Long, Larry Doyle, and Matt Selman, "Simpsons Bible Stories", The Simpsons, Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television

Alan Burnett and Paul Dini, "Rebirth Part I", Batman Beyond, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Jim Dauterive, "Hank's Cowboy Movie", King of the Hill, 20th Century Fox Television in association with Deedle-Dee Productions, Judgemental Films, and 3 Arts Entertainment

Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer, "Lawsuit", Space Ghost Coast To Coast, Cartoon Network Productions, Inc.

Ken Keeler, "The Series Has Landed", Futurama, The Curiosity Co. in association with 20th Century Fox Television

16. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Brad Bird and Tim McCanlies, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Todd Alcott, Chris Weitz, and Paul Weitz, Antz, DreamWorks Pictures and PDI

John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Joe Ranft, Donald McEnery, and Bob Shaw, A Bug's Life, Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studio.

Tab Murphy, Bob Tzudiker, and Noni White, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and Pam Brady, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Paramount Pictures

17. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Television Production
Mark Gustafson, "Bougie Nights", The PJs, Will Vinton Studios

John McIntyre, "Mommie Fearest", The Powerpuff Girls, Cartoon Network Studios

Nelson Recinos, "How I Spent My Weekend", Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky, Elmyra & The Brain, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Dave Wasson, "Max & His Special Problem", Oh Yeah! Cartoons!, Nickelodeon Animation Studio

18. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Brad Bird, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, and Simon Wells, The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks Pictures

Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson, Antz, DreamWorks Pictures and PDI

John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton, A Bug's Life, Walt Disney Pictures and Pixar Animation Studios

Kevin Lima and Chris Buck, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

19. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production
Rob Paulsen, as the voice of Pinky, Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky, Elmyra & The Brain, Warner Bros. Television Animation

Charlie Adler, as the voice of Cow, Cow and Chicken, Cartoon Network Studios

Tara Charendoff, as the voice of Bubbles, The Powerpuff Girls, Cartoon Network Studios

Eddie Murphy, as the voice of Thurgood Stubbs, The PJs, Imagine TV in association with Touchstone TV

Cree Summer, as the voice of Elmyra, Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky, Elmyra & The Brain, Warner Bros. Television Animation

20. Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Eli Marienthal, as the voice of Hogarth Hughes, The Iron Giant, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

Mary Kay Bergman, as the voice of Sheila Broflovski, South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Paramount Pictures

Minnie Driver, as the voice of Jane, Tarzan, Walt Disney Pictures

Ralph Fiennes, as the voice of Rameses, The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks Pictures

Suzanne Pleshette, as the voice of Zira, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, Walt Disney Television Animation

21. Technical Achievement in the Field of Animation
Eric Daniels, for the development of the Deep Canvas process in Tarzan, Walt Disney Feature Animation

Juried Award Categories

June Foray Award (Significant and Benevolent Impact)
Dave Master

Winsor McCay Award (Lifetime Achievement)
Marcell Jankovics

Award winning short film animator from the Pannonia Studio in Hungary

Ray Patterson

One of the animators of the great MGM unit during the Golden Age, he worked on Tom and Jerry and sharpened his skills with Tex Avery

Ernie Con Pederson

CGI pioneer who worked on many projects including Ward Kimball¹s Man in Space

Certificate of Merit
Melanie Crandall

Michael Mallory