This award is to honor the overall performance and technical execution of a singleanimated character in an animated motion picture. The character may have been created by any technique or combination of techniques that meet the definitions ofAnimated Character and Animated Project stated in the Glossary of these Rules & Procedures. The entrants must all have contributed directly to the performance of the character itself (e.g. voicing, animating, rigging, texturing, or lighting, but not environment, compositing or layout).

The Work to Be Considered and Before & Afters in all character categories must clearly focus on the single animated character that is being submitted for consideration. Failure to do so may lead to the disqualification of the entry.