Rise of the Guardians Wins at Satellite Awards

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Rise Of The Guardians

Rise Of The Guardians

Dream­works Animation’s “Rise Of The Guardians” was named Best Motion Pic­ture, Ani­mated or Mixed Media at the Satel­lite Awards, held Sun­day night by the Inter­na­tional Press Acad­emy at the Inter­con­ti­nen­tal Hotel in Bev­erly Hills.

Other nom­i­nees in the cat­e­gory were DWA’s Mada­gas­car 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, Brave (Disney*Pixar), Ice Age 4: Con­ti­nen­tal Drift (20th Cen­tury Fox Ani­ma­tion), Wreck-it Ralph (Walt Dis­ney Stu­dios) and Franken­wee­nie (Walt Dis­ney Pictures).

Two tunes from ani­mated films had been nom­i­nated for Best Orig­i­nal Song: “Learn Me Right,” per­formed by Birdy and writ­ten by Birdy & Mum­ford And Sons, from Brave, and “Love Always Comes As A Sur­prise,” per­formed by Peter Asher and writ­ten by Peter Asher and Dave Stew­art, from Mada­gas­car 3. How­ever, they lost to “Sud­denly,” per­formed by Hugh Jack­man and writ­ten by Claude-Michel Schön­berg, Alain Boubil and Her­bert Kret­zmer, from the live-action Les Misérables.

The David O. Rus­sell com­edy Sil­ver Lin­ings Play­book won five awards, includ­ing Best Motion Picture.

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