Annie Awards presented in Los Angeles

Feb. 6, 2011 at 9:33 AM

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- DreamWorks Animation's "How To Train Your Dragon" captured the top award at the 38th Annual Annie Awards in Los Angeles.

Pixar's "Day & Night" won the award in the best-animated short subject category during the ceremony Saturday on the University of California-Los Angeles campus.

The Annie Awards honors the best-animated films and television shows, and the Los Angeles branch of the International Animated Film Association-Hollywood has hosted the ceremony since 1972.

The award for best-animated television commercial went to Duck Studios "Children's Medical Center" and Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob SquarePants" was honored in the best-animated television production for children category.

Sony Picture's "Alice in Wonderland" won an award in a new category, character animation in a live action production.

The awards ceremony will be Webcast on the organization's Web site, www.annieawards.org, at a later date.

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