The 2002 Annie award nominations have been released and Futurama has been given one of the 5 slots in the category "Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Television Production". In addition, Futurama Director Rich Moore was nominated for his work on the Emmy Award winning episode "Roswell That Ends Well" (category "Directing in an Animated Television Production").
The complete contestant list for those two categories are:
Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Television Production:
- "Disney's Kim Possible" Walt Disney Television Animation
- "The Flinstones On The Rocks" Cartoon Network Studio
- "Futurama" Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television
- "Invader Zim" Nickelodeon
- "The Simpsons" Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television
Directing in an Animated Television Production:
This year, the 30th Annual Annie Awards will be held Saturday February 1st, 2003 in Glendale, California - 11 days before the first anniversary of Futurama's "no go" decision by FOX. Let's hope the recent recognition Futurama received from animation and media experts gives FOX a clue.
- Dave Chlystek "Static Shock - The Big Leagues"
- Rich Moore "Futurama - Roswell That Ends Well"
- Chris Roman "Disney's Fillmore - To Mar A Stall"
- Bruce W. Smith "The Proud Family - A Hero For Halloween"
- Guy Vasilovitch "Oh Yeah! Cartoons - The Boy Who Cried Alien"