The nominations for the 40th Annual Annie Awards have been announced by The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA) in Hollywood. Hayao Miyazaki, Keiko Niwa and Karey Kirkpatrick have all been nominated for the Writing in an Animated Feature Production category for their work on Goro Miyazaki’s From Up on Poppy Hill. Karey Kirkpatrick was responsible for the English dub script.
From Up on Poppy Hill has been nominated alongside the writing staff of ParaNorman, The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (In America: The Pirates! Band of Misfits), Frankenweenie, Brave and Wreck-It Ralph.
The film has already been submitted for an Oscar nomination and has also submitted to be considered for the Best Animated Feature category of the Golden Globes Awards.