Animation Magazine’s Best of 2018 Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our Animag’s Best of 2018 Award Winners. These year-end honors were determined by our readers who picked their favorites during the voting period (November 22-Dec. 10, 2018). Thank you for keeping us entertained and inspired all throughout the year!

Here is the complete list:

Best Major Studio Animated Feature
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony)
Runner-Up: Incredibles 2 (Pixar)

Best Indie/International Movie
Mirai (GKIDS)
Runner-Up: The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales (GKIDS)

Best Prime-Time TV Series
BoJack Horseman (Netflix)
Runner-Up: The Simpsons (FOX)

Best Kids/Family Series
SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon)
Runner-Up: DreamWorks Trollhunters (Netflix)

Best Preschool TV Series
Peppa Pig (Entertainment One)
Runner-Up: Muppet Babies (Disney Channel)

Best New Series
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix)
Runner-Up: Hilda (Netflix)

Best Feature Animation Studio
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Runner-Up: Pixar Animation Studios

Best Indie Distributor
GKIDS
Runner-Up: Fox Searchlight

Best Director
Brad Bird (Incredibles 2)
Runner-Up: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)

Best Voice Actor
Tie: Tom Kenny (SpongeBob, SpongeBob SquarePants)
Sarah Silverman (Vanellope, Ralph Breaks the Internet)
Runner-Up: Brad Bird (Edna, Incredibles 2)

Best Animation Tool
Toon Boom Harmony
Runner Up: TVPaint

Best Animation School
Tie: CalArts
Ringling College of Art & Design
Runner-Up: Gobelins

Best Intl. Producer
Studio AKA
Runner-Up: Cyber Group Studios

Best Intl. Distributor
CAKE
Runner-Up: PGS

Best Animation Event
Annecy International Animated Film Festival
Runner-Up: CTN eXpo

Tom Kenny with SpongeBob SquarePants

Tom Kenny with SpongeBob SquarePants

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

She-Ra and the Princess of Power

She-Ra and the Princess of Power

Brad Bird

Brad Bird

Bojack Horseman

Bojack Horseman

Mirai

Mirai