The animated anthology was honored for two different episodes.
Star Wars: Visions took home awards in two categories at the Annie Awards, StarWars.com is excited to report!
Paul Young and Cartoon Saloon won Best Direction – TV/Media for “Screecher’s Reach,” which follows the gifted Daal as she travels to the mysterious Screecher’s Reach to face her destiny.
In addition, Markus Wormstorm, Nadia Darries, Dineo Du Toit, and Trigger Fish Animation Studios won Best Music – TV/Media for the short “Aau’s Song.” “Aau’s Song” centers around the young Aau, who connects with the Force through music.
Visions is an animated anthology series, featuring stories created by studios from around the world. Volume 1 and Volume 2 are now streaming on Disney+. This year, Volume 2 received a total of six Annie Award nominations.
Congratulations to all winners and nominees. The Force is strong with you.
Original nominations article published January 11, 2024:
StarWars.com is thrilled to report that Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 has been nominated for six Annie Awards. The Disney+ animated series, featuring shorts created by studios from around the world in a variety of styles, has been recognized in the following categories:
Best FX - TV/Media
Production Company: Lucasfilm Ltd.
FX Production Company: El Guiri Studios
Jonatan Catalán, Alberto Sánchez, Phoebe Arjona, Virginia Cantaro, Rubén Hinarejos
Best Character Animation - TV/Media
Best Direction - TV/Media
Best Music - TV/Media
Markus Wormstorm, Nadia Darries, Dineo du Toit
Best Production Design - TV/Media
Best Editorial - TV/Media
Episode: Screecher’s Reach
Richie Cody, ACE, BFE
"The Annies are the highest honor for anyone who has dedicated their lives and the development of their professional craft to the imaginative world of animation," says series executive producer and SVP, Franchise Content and Strategy, James Waugh. "Star Wars: Visions is a celebration of the animation community and Lucasfilm's love of animation. To get six nominations is the highest of honors. We are so proud of all the amazing talent who worked on this show, and so happy for the recognition."
The Annie Awards are among the world’s highest honors in the field of animation; the 51st Annual Annie Awards will take place February 17.