"Somehow Styrofoam snow has gotten stuck in my hair," Buck said by phone, as a studio publicist could be heard in the background pulling out the prop flakes. "Anyway, we feel great, we go back to our crew with this."
was a noteworthy exclusion from the Globes nominations this year, marking the first time since the HFPA introduced the animated feature category in 2007 that the group has overlooked a movie from the Emeryville studio.
The HFPA nominated Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises" in the foreign language category. (HFPA rules don't allow foreign language films to compete in the animated feature category).
"Frozen" also received a nomination in the song category, for "Let It Go," an emotional tune written by Bobby Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and performed by
"That song means so much in the movie," Lee said. "We rewrote it because of it."
For makers of CG-animated movies, which typically employ crews in the hundreds and reach broad family audiences around the world, a
"Given the degree of connectivity in the world today, news about the Golden Globes spreads across a much wider geographic area than we would have previously thought," Meledandri said. "Each year these awards become more and more well known and therefore more valuable for a movie."