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'The Simpsons' Receives Four Annie Awards Nominations

December 7, 2010 (8:00 am) GMT
The FOX animated TV series is up for Best Animated Television Production, Directing in a Television Production, Music in a Television Production and Writing in a Television Production.

The contenders of the 38th Annual Annie Awards have just been announced. In TV category, "" grabs four nominations, including a nod for Best Animated Television Production along with "", "Kung Fu Panda Holiday", "Scared Shrekless" and "". The Simpson is nominated for episode "The Squirt and the Whale", and "The Clone Wars" is nominated for episode "ARC Troopers".

Next, the "Simpsons" leads Bob Anderson vying for Directing in a Television Production, thanks to its "Treehouse of Horror XXI". Anderson is facing off Peter Chung ("Firebreather"), Duke Johnson ("Frankenhole: Humanitas"), Tim Johnson ("Kung Fu Panda Holiday") and Gary Trousdale ("Scared Shrekless").

The "Simpsons" music worked for "Elementary School Musical" by a team consisting of Tim Long, Alf Clausen, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement gets nominated for Music in a Television Production, and scribe John Frink is up for Writing in a Television Production for his work on "Stealing First Base".

Also honoring the best in animated feature, commercials, short subjects, video games, Annie Awards will announce its winners at a ceremony to take place on February 5, 2011 at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles. Special honors will also be handed out to recognize outstanding individual achievements.

Winsor McCay Award will be given to Brad Bird, Eric Goldberg and Matt Groening for career contributions to the art of animation; and June Foray Award will be taken home by Ross Iwamoto for significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation.

Ub Iwerks Award will go to Autodesk for the development of digital entertainment creation tools that play an essential role in animated productions, films, video games and commercials worldwide; and Special Achievement Annie Award will be accepted to "Waking Sleeping Beauty" for the documentary about the turbulent and fruitful years of Disney Animation.

Full nominations list of Annie Awards can be obtained on the official website.

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