- Press Release
- Jul.30, 2019
Series with CG Animation by Polygon Pictures
Star Wars Resistance
Nominated for Saturn Award and Primetime Emmy Award!
Polygon Pictures ("PPI," President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that the CG animated series, Star Wars Resistance, with animation produced by our studio, has been nominated for the Saturn Awards for outstanding fantasy, science fiction, and horror works, in addition to the television industry's highest honors, the Primetime Emmy Awards.
・45th Saturn Awards (2019)
Best Animated Series on Television
・71st Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Children's Program
Star Wars Resistance is the latest Star Wars television series, now broadcasting on Disney XD, DLife (Japan), and Disney Channel (US). Animation is once again being produced by Polygon Pictures, who also created animation for the two-year consecutive Emmy Award-winning 3D CG series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Titles with animation created by our studio have won a total of five times in major categories at previous years' Daytime Emmys and International Emmy Awards, but this marks the first time one of our works has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy and a Saturn Award.
The 45th Saturn Awards will be presented on September 13 (US time), and the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will be held on September 22 (US time) in Los Angeles.
In keeping with our stated mission to "do what no other has done, in unparalleled quality, for all the world to see and enjoy,” PPI will continue striving to launch Japan's renowned animation business on a global scale.
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About Star Wars Resistance
The series was created by renowned Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels). Set prior to the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this latest entry to the Star Wars canon presents a tale of thrilling sky races and tense aerial battles.
About the Saturn Awards
The Saturn Awards honor outstanding works of science fiction, fantasy, and horror in films, television, home video, and more. Founded by Dr. Donald A. Reed in 1972, it is now in its 45th year.
Official Site: https://thesaturnawards.com/
About the Primetime Emmy Awards
The Emmy Awards are presented annually by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Designed to recognize outstanding achievement in television, the award constitutes one of the industry’s highest honors. The Primetime Emmy Awards primarily focuses on series airing during the evening primetime hours.
Official Site: https://www.emmys.com/