It’s the year of the dragon, as DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 took home the top prize at the 42nd annual Annie Awards, honouring the best in film and TV/broadcast animation for 2014.
As well as Best Feature, How to Train Your Dragon 2 also picked up awards for: Best Directing, Best Editorial, Best Storyboarding, Best Music and Best Character Animation.
DreamWorks Animation’s Apollo Software also won the Ub Iwerks Technical Achievement award.
The win for How to Train Your Dragon 2 gives the film some momentum going into the Academy Awards on Sunday 22nd February, where it will compete with Big Hero 6, The Boxtrolls, Song of the Sea and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.
It has already won the Golden Globe, so the Annie win is the second major result for How to Train Your Dragon 2 during awards season.