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AUM Animation Studios, Puppetica, SPN India win big at 1st ANN Awards

Annu Sikka wins ‘Animation Personality of the Year’; Ram Mohan - ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

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MUMBAI: The first edition of AnimationXpress.com's ANN Awards saw a gala night in Mumbai on Friday, 30 August. The most creative works from the Indian animation industry were rewarded in the presence of media veterans and top names from the broadcasting, advertising, and marketing world.

The top winner of the night was AUM Animation Studios, which won five trophies for its show Andy Pirki, in categories--Best 3D animated series, Best Director of an animated TV series, Best Editing in an animated series, Best Music Composer, and Best Character Animation.

India’s biggest crowd-funded and the world’s first Sanskrit animation film Punyakoti, by Puppetica Media, bagged four prestigious awards including Best Animation Digital Film, Best Character Design, Best Screenplay, and Best Voice Over Artist (Revathi).

Sony Pictures Network also won four grand awards, including best Digital Shorts (Lapet Te Raho), Best Channel Packaging (YAY! = Playful), Best Brand Collaboration with Animated Character (Sony YAY! with PVR), and Best Broadcasters Campaign (Go Kicko Campaign).

Other top winners included Cosmos Maya, which also won the ‘Animation Studio of the Year’ award, Annu Sikka, who won the ‘Animation Personality of the Year’ Award, and Ram Mohan who was honoured with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.

Here’s the complete list of the winners:

Category

Sub- Category

Company name

Entry name

Programming

Best Channel Packaging

Sony Pictures Networks Pvt Ltd

YAY! = Playful

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best preschool show

Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd 

MIGHTY LITTLE BHEEM - SPICY SURPRISE

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best Promo

Discovery Communications India

Little Singham Chala London

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best 2D animated series

Discovery Communications India

Little Singham

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best 3D animated series

AUM Animation Studios Pvt Ltd 

ANDY PIRKI

Programming

Best 3D animated series

Cosmos-Maya

Motu Patlu

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best Animation Digital Film

Puppetica Media Pvt Ltd

Punyakoti

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best Animation Digital Series

Green Gold Animation

Kalari Kids- When Warriors Unite

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best Animation Film

Paperboat Design studios

Goopi Gawaiyaa Bagha Bajaiyaa (GGBB)

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best Animation Short Film

Sagar Funde

Kite : a short film

 

 

 

 

Programming

Best Digital Channel

Toonz Animation India Pvt Ltd

Chotoonz

 

 

 

 

Programming

Special Animation Programming (Non GEC)

TV Today Network

So Shayari

 

 

 

 

Category

Sub- Category

Company name

Entry name

Technical Awards

Best Character Animation

Cosmos-Maya

Tik Tak Tail

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Character Design

Puppetica Media Pvt Ltd

Punyakoti

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Director of an animated TV series

AUM Animation Studios Pvt Ltd 

ANDY PIRKI

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Editing in an animated series

AUM Animation Studios Pvt LTD.

ANDY PIRKI

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Music Composer

AUM Animation Studios Pvt LTD.

ANDY PIRKI

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Screenplay

Puppetica Media Pvt Ltd

Punyakoti

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Special Effects

Ventana Studios Pvt Ltd

Radha Krishna Vyomasura Promo

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Title Song

Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd (Nickelodeon)

Rudra - Title Song

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Title Design

Plexus

Smoke (Web series)

 

 

 

 

Technical Awards

Best Voice Over Artist

Puppetica Media Pvt Ltd

Punyakoti

 

 

 

 

Category

Sub- Category

 

Entry name

Personalities

Best Indie Studio

Tavrohi Animations Pvt Ltd 

TAVROHI ANIMATION

 

 

 

 

Personalities

Animation Studio of the year

Cosmos Maya

 

 

 

 

 

Personalities

Animation Personality of the year

Annu Sikka

 

 

 

 

 

Personalities

Contribution to Indian Animation

Ketan Mohan

 

 

 

 

 

Personalities

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ram Mohan

 

 

 

 

 

Category

Sub- Category

Company name

Entry name

MAM

Best Animated Brand Film

Paperboat

Cadbury 5 Star - Frog Film

MAM

Best Digital Campaign for an Animated Series

Gamitronics

Kung Fu Dhamaka: The Game

MAM

Best Experiential marketing

Discovery Communications India

Little Singham Squad - School Contact Program 2018

MAM

Best Brand Collaboration with Animated Character

Sony Pictures Networks Pvt Ltd

Sony YAY! with PVR

MAM

Best Broadcasters Campaign

Sony Pictures Networks Pvt Ltd

Go Kicko Campaign

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category

Sub- Category

Company name

Entry name

L&M Categories

Best licensed and merchandised character

Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd 

Chhota Bheem Action Plush

L&M Categories

Best merchandised & licensed series

DQ Entertainment International

The Jungle Book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category

Sub- Category

 

Entry name

Student Awards

Best student 2D film

IDC School of design

Candra-Sassa (Moon Rabbit)

 

 

 

 

Student Awards

Best Student 3D film

Supinfocom Rubika

The Last Stand - A War Film

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editors Choice

 

 

 

Programming

Best Animation Short Film

Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd (Nickelodeon)

Daaduji - Sone se pehle brush karna

Technical

Best Character Animation

AUM Animation Studios Pvt LTD.

ANDY PIRKI

 

Best Regional Show

Sun TV Network

Bommiyum Thirukkuralum

 

Outstanding Work Globally

Technicolor India Pvt Ltd 

 

 

Outstanding Work Globally

Philm CGI Pvt Ltd 

 

 

Digital Shorts

Sony Pictures Network India Pvt Ltd

Lapet Te Raho

 

 

 

 

Special Mention

Certificate only

 

 

Programming

Best preschool show

Philm CGI Pvt Ltd 

The Fox & Badger Family

Programming

Best Animation Short Film

Crazy Cub Animation Studio Pvt Ltd

Gullak

Programming

Best 3D Animated Series

Tavrohi

SILLY POINT

 

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