- Press Release
- Sep.17, 2019
Series with CG Animation by Polygon Pictures
Star Wars Resistance
Wins at the 45th Saturn Awards!
Polygon Pictures (“PPI,” President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that the full-CG animated series, Star Wars Resistance, with animation produced by our studio, has been awarded the grand prize in the animated TV series category.
・45th Saturn Awards (2019)
Best Animated Series on Television
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 won a Saturn Award.
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/