Walt Disney Animation Studios ''Winnie The Pooh' received 8 nominations including Best Direction for an Animated Feature (Stephen Anderson and Don Hall), Writing in Feature Production and Character Animation in a Feature Production (Andreas Deja and Mark Henn). 'The Ballad of Nessie' was nominated for Best Animated Short Subject.
Pixar Animation Studios 'Cars 2' is up for 7 awards including Best Animated Feature. Both films received nominations in the categories of Production Design in Feature Production and Storyboarding in a Feature Production. 'La Luna' from Director Enrico Cassarosa was nominated for Best Animated Short Subject.
WDAS' 'Prep & Landing: Naughty vs: Nice' was gifted with 9 nominations including Best Direction, Writing, Character Design, Storyboarding and Music in a Television Production (Grace Potter and Michael Giacchino).
Touchstone Pictures''Gnomeo and Juliet' fetched 4 nominations including Best Direction.
Best Animated Television Production - Preschool nominees 'Mickey Mouse Clubhouse' and 'Jake and the Neverland Pirates' from Disney Television Animation.
The Annie Awards will be presented at UCLA Royce Hall in Westwood, CA on February 4, 2012.