Kung Fu Panda sweeps cartoon awards

February 3rd, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Feb 3 (ANI): Kung Fu Panda has beaten Wall-E to dominate the 36th Annie Awards, which recognise achievement in animation.

The Jack Black movie bagged best animation and 14 other awards including best direction and character design.

Dustin Hoffman, who played curmudgeonly martial arts guru in the film, was named best voice actor.

Britain’’s Wallace and Gromit won best short animation for their latest adventure, A Matter of Loaf and Death, reports the BBC.

Along with Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge and Disney/Pixar’’s John Lasseter, Wallace and Gromits creator Nick Park won a lifetime achievement award at the Los Angeles event.

Kung Fu Panda’’s 15 gongs pip the nine taken by Ratatouille last year. (ANI)

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