The Award Winning Movies of 2013
3D animation Films usually rank as the top grossing films in the world. A lot of effort, expertise and time goes into the production of a 3D animation film. For any student pursuing a Degree or an M.A in Animation, it is pertinent to not only see these movies as they encompass the international standard of animation films but also to note a thing or two in the making of these films. Here are the award-winning movies of 2013
Academy Awards -Best Animated Feature Film of the Year.
Alliance of Women Film Journalists-Best Animated Feature.
Best Animated Female.
American Cinema Editors-Best Edited Animated Feature Film
Annie Awards– Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
Editorial in an Animated Feature Production
BAFTA Awards– Best Animated Film
Cinema Audio Society-Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures Animated
Golden Globe Awards– Best Animated Feature Film
Visual Effects Society-Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
Women Film Critics Circle– Best Animated Females
Brave is Pixar’s first-period film set in the 12th century. It used a cloth simulation Engine known as Fitz and Taz for the hair simulation. Taz was developed for Merida’s curly hair simulations. It also makes use of the pixar’s own RenderMan.
- Wreck-it Ralph
Annie Awards– Best Animated Feature film
Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Music in an Animated Feature Production
Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Critics Choice Awards-Best Animated Feature
Golden Reel Awards-Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR in an Animation Feature Film
Golden Trailer Awards Best Animation/Family
IGN’s Best of 2012 Awards -Best Animated Movie
IGN People’s Choice Award for Best Animated Movie
National Board of Review Awards Best Animated Feature
Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Favorite Animated Movie
Producers Guild of America Award Best Animated Motion Picture
Wreck it Ralph was made extensively in Autodesk Maya. It had a lot of old video game references which had a 2d film and incorporated old traditional animation. It also made use of Disney’s new bidirectional reflectance distribution functions, which enabled more realistic reflections on surfaces, and the new virtual cinematography Camera Capture system, which enables the going through scenes in real-time.
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Animated Film
Annie Awards – Character Animation in a Feature Production
Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
Boston Online Film Critics Association Best Animated Film
Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Animated Film
Chicago Film Critics Association Best Animated Feature
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Best Animated Film
Denver Film Critics Society Best Animated Feature
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Best Animated Film
Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Animated Feature
Utah Film Critics Association Best Animated Feature.
ParaNorman is a 3D stop-motion Animated film. It was solely created using hand sculpting and stop motion, with the infusion of visual effects.