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18 Animated Features Submitted for 2011 Oscar Race

November 7, 2011 08:21 | By

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 18 feature films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 84th Academy Awards.

The 18 submitted features are:

The Adventures of Tintin
Alois Nebel
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita
Gnomeo & Juliet
Happy Feet Two
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
Kung Fu Panda 2
Mars Needs Moms
Puss in Boots
The Smurfs
Winnie the Pooh

The academy noted that “submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and meet all of the category’s other qualifying rules before they can advance in the voting process.”

According to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rules, there have to be at least 16 eligible contenders in the category to have five animated nominees, otherwise, there are only three.

Films submitted in the animated feature film category may also qualify for Academy Awards in other categories, including best picture, provided they meet the requirements for those categories.