- Press Release
- Jun.23, 2014
Series with CG animation by Polygon Pictures
snags top honors at the Daytime Emmys 3 years running!
Polygon Pictures ("PPI," President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that the television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Transformers Prime Beast Hunters, both with CG animation produced by our studio, have received a total of 4 awards at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special Class Animated Program.
Known as the "Academy Awards" of television, the Emmys are recognized as one of the most prestigious honors in the industry. One of the major categories awarded at the Daytime Emmys is the prize for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program. After also winning in this category last year, the honors this year once again go to Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
With Transformers Prime's win in the 39th Daytime Emmys, this marks the third year in a row in which a series with animation by our studio has received the award in this category.
Details about the individual awards are listed below.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Outstanding Special Class Animated Program.
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation (Color：Christopher Voy)
Transformers Prime Beast Hunters
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation (Character Animation：Yasuhiro Motoda)
Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation (Character Design：Jose Lopez)
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.
About Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Winner of Outstanding Special Class Animated Program at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The Clone Wars is a long-running animated TV show based on characters from the beloved Star Wars saga. Experience the epic battles and drama of the "Clone Wars" in this groundbreaking CG TV series.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars © Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.
About Transformers Prime
Winner of Outstanding Special Class Animated Program at the 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. This fully 3D CG animated series, with animation produced entirely by PPI, is the latest installment in the world-renowned Transformers franchise. The show premiered in the U.S. and currently airs in countries across the world.
© 2014 Hub Television Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Photo Courtesy of Hasbro Studios, LLC
About the Daytime 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. Emmys are distributed in a variety of categories, including special Daytime Emmy awards for programs that are broadcast outside of the evening primetime hours.
About Polygon Pictures
Polygon Pictures comprises one of the companies under the umbrella of Amana Holdings Inc. (President and Representative Director: Hironobu Shindo, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan, Securities Code: TSE Mothers 2402). Our main business focus is on providing creative, entertaining visual content services. Last year, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of our founding.
Since its founding in July 1983, PPI's mission has been to "do what no other has done, in unparalleled quality, for all the world to see and enjoy." Including our joint-venture studio Silver Ant PPI Sdn. Bhd., we have brought together over 400 creators from around the world who devote their days to producing cutting-edge digital content. In addition to creating digital animation for films, games, exhibitions and various other media, we have also been involved in the production of TV series Transformers Prime, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (both Daytime Emmy award winners), and Tron: Uprising (Annie award winner). In 2014, with Knights of Sidonia (Director: Shizuno Kobun) and Ronia the Robber's Daughter (Director: Goro Miyazaki) our production of domestic TV animation has begun in earnest as well.
By fusing our unrivalled production know-how and technical development capacity with the internationally recognized quality of Japanese animation, PPI aims to become a leading company in the content business. For more information, visit our website at http://www.ppi.co.jp.
Inquiries regarding this press release: Nana Mizobe, Producer Department, Polygon Pictures Inc.
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