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News Release

  • Press Release
  • Mar.09, 2021

Two Polygon Pictures Animation Titles Have Been Nominated at the 48th Annie Awards!

Polygon Pictures (“PPI,” President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that two of our titles, Stillwater and Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy – Siege, have been nominated at the 48th Annie Awards.

Nominated Categories:

Stillwater
・Best TV/Media - Preschool

Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy - Siege
・Best FX for TV/Media

For Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy - Siege, our very own FX artist, Masanori Sakakibara has been nominated in the Best FX for TV/Media category.

In previous years, Polygon Pictures animation titles have been nominated for awards in 2013 with two wins. We again received nominations in 2014 and 2018, so this will be the fourth year, and our fifth and sixth titles to be nominated.

The 48th Annie Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place virtually at 7pm on Friday, April 16th, 2021 (PST).

Polygon Pictures will strive to continue its mission “to do what no other has done, in unparalleled quality, for all the world to see and enjoy,” and are proud to continue taking a leading role in the global development of Japan’s treasured animation industry.

*For more information regarding Polyon Pictures’ award nominations and wins, please refer to the chart below:

"Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy" ©2021 Hasbro Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Polygon Pictures Annie Awards Nominations & Wins

■Lost in Oz
・The 45st Annie Awards (2018): Nominated for Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children

■ Tron: Uprising
・The 41st Annie Awards (2014): Nominated for Best General Audience Animated Television / Broadcast Production
・The 40th Annie Awards (2013): Won for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production &
Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production
Also nominated for Best General Audience Animated Television Production &
Storyboarding in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

■ Transformers: Prime
・The 41st Annie Awards (2014): Nominated for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

■ Star Wars: The Clone Wars
・The 41st Annie Awards (2014): Nominated for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production & Character Animation in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production
・The 40th Annie Awards (2013): Best FX for TV/Media, Best Character Animation – TV/Media, Best Voice Acting – TV/Media & Best Editorial – TV/Media

About Stillwater

Stillwater is an Apple TV+ series based on the children’s book series of the same name from author Jon J. Muth.

About Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy - Siege

Siege is the first chapter in the Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy, and follows the epic battle between the Autobots and Decepticons on Cybertron. The second chapter, Earthrise, is also available for streaming on Netflix.
Netflix and Hasbro partnered with Rooster Teeth to bring Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy to Netflix. Rooster Teeth produced the original series for Netflix and Polygon Pictures served as the animation studio.

About the Annie Awards

The Annie Awards are considered animation’s highest honor and is equivalent to the Academy Awards for live-action theatrical films. They recognize outstanding achievement in animation and are bestowed upon the hardworking, devoted artists and staff who have made outstanding contributions to the winning title. The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA) presents the awards, while members of its Hollywood branch (ASIFA-Hollywood) cast votes to determine the winners.

Website: https://annieawards.org/
Nominations: https://annieawards.org/nominations