Los Angeles, Jan 16 (SocialNews.XYZ) Mexican filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro's movie 'Pinocchio' for streaming giant Netflix bagged the Best Picture - Animated trophy at the 28th Critics Choice Awards.
A tweet from the 28th Critics Choice Awards read: "In this life, the more you give, the more you get. We are thrilled to announce that @RealGDT's #PinocchioMovie is the #CriticsChoiceAwards WINNER for Best Animated Feature!"
Del Toro's "Pinocchio" was contending against "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On", "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish", "Turning Red" and "Wendell & Wild".
Del Toro directed the adaptation of the classic tale by Carlo Collodi with Mark Gustafson. He also served as a co-writer with Patrick McHale.
The film was also feted with a trophy in the same category at the 80th Golden Globes Awards.