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26 Animated Features Submitted For 2017 Oscar® Race

Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards®.

The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:

  • “The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales”
  • “Birdboy: The Forgotten Children”
  • The Boss Baby
  • “The Breadwinner”
  • Captain Underpants The First Epic Movie
  • Cars 3
  • “Cinderella the Cat”
  • “Coco”
  • Despicable Me 3
  • The Emoji Movie
  • “Ethel & Ernest”
  • “Ferdinand”
  • “The Girl without Hands”
  • “In This Corner of the World”
  • “The Lego Batman Movie”
  • The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • “Loving Vincent”
  • “Mary and the Witch’s Flower”
  • “Moomins and the Winter Wonderland”
  • “My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea”
  • “Napping Princess”
  • “A Silent Voice”
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village
  • “The Star”
  • “Sword Art Online: The Movie – Ordinal Scale”
  • “Window Horses The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming”

Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles qualifying run. Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules before they can advance in the voting process. Depending on the number of films that qualify, two to five nominees may be voted. Sixteen or more films must qualify for the maximum of five nominees to be voted.

Films submitted in the Animated Feature Film category also may qualify for Academy Awards in other categories, including Best Picture, provided they meet the requirements.

For the first time, nominations voting in the Animated Feature Film category is open to the entire eligible voting membership.

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

The 90th Oscars® will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center®
in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in
more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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