"Wreck-It Ralph" dominated Saturday's Annie Awards, winning five of its 10 bids. It edged out Oscar rivals "Brave, "Frankenweenie," "The Pirates: Band of Misfits," and "ParaNorman" as well as "Hotel Transylvania," "Rise of the Guardians" and "The Rabbis Cat" to claim Best Animated Picture. (See the full list of winners here.)
This Disney hit also won directing, writing, music and voice acting awards. It is the first time the studio has taken the top prize at these awards presented by the International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood since "Mulan" prevailed in 1998.
Since then, its partner Pixar and Dreamworks have dominated these kudos. In 2010, Disney boycotted the awards, citing concerns with the voting process and membership.
With this strong showing, "Wreck-It Ralph" remains on track to be the first Disney film to win the Best Animated Feature Oscar.
Last year's top Annie Award winner was "Rango," which also won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. In the last 10 years, the Oscar winner has matched the Annie winner seven times.
In 2010, "How to Train Your Dragon" won at the Annie and lost the Oscar to "Toy Story 3." In 2008, "Kung Fu Panda" defeated eventual Oscar-winner "WALL-E." And in 2006, "Cars" finished ahead of Oscar-winner "Happy Feet."
Pixar's "Brave" and Dreamworks' "Rise of the Guardians" had to settle for just two wins each, despite being tied for the most bids with "Wreck-It Ralph" at 10 apiece.
Every actor submits only one sample episode, which will be judged by other actors (ranging from 25 to 75 per category jury) between July 28 and August 14. TV series submit six, which will be split into three pairs to be distributed randomly to about 300 voters. We now have uncovered every single title submitted for the 2014 races. CLICK HERE FOR THE EPISODES
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Kate Burton ("Scandal")
Jane Fonda ("The Newsroom")
Allison Janney ("Masters of Sex")
Kate Mara ("House of Cards")
Margo Martindale ("The Americans")
Diana Rigg ("Game of Thrones")