Watch the Annie Awards Live, Feb 2nd

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Just a quick note to remind you that the Annie Awards, honoring 2012's best animation, will be shown live tomorrow on the show's official website. The show begins at 7pm (one would assume pacific time, but the website doesn't specify). Here are the major nominations:

Best Animated Feature

  • Brave – Pixar Animation Studios
  • Frankenweenie – The Walt Disney Studios
  • Hotel Transylvania – Sony Pictures Animation
  • ParaNorman – LAIKA/Focus Features
  • Rise of the Guardians – DreamWorks Animation
  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits – Aardman Animations and Sony Pictures Animation
  • The Rabbi’s Cat – GKIDS
  • Wreck-It Ralph – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Best Animated Special Production

  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 – Warner Bros. Animation
  • Beforel Orel – Trust – Starburns Industries, Inc.
  • Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem – Illumination Entertainment
  • Disney Tron: Uprising – Beck’s Beginning – Disney TV Animation
  • Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury – DreamWorks Animation
  • Justice League: Doom – Warner Bros. Animation

Best Animated Short Subject

  • Brad and Gary – Illumination Entertainment
  • Bydlo – The National Film Board of Canada
  • Eyes on the Stars – StoryCorps
  • Goodnight Mr. Foot – Sony Pictures Animation
  • Kali the Little Vampire – Folimage Studios, Ciclope Filmes, The National Film Board of Canada and Studio GDS
  • Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare’ – Gracie Films
  • Paperman – Walt Disney Animation Studios
  • The Simpsons – ‘Bill Plympton Couch Gag’ – Gracie Films in Association with 20th Century Fox TV

My guesses would be ParaNorman, Batman and Paperman.

You can find the rest of the nominations by clicking here.

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