Academy Announces Animated Contenders

Fifteen animated features have been announced as contenders for the Animated Feature Film category at the 83rd Academy Awards  They are:

  • Alpha and Omega”
  • “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore”
  • “Despicable Me”
  • “The Dreams of Jinsha”
  • “How to Train Your Dragon”
  • “Idiots and Angels”
  • “The Illusionist”
  • “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole”
  • “Megamind”
  • “My Dog Tulip”
  • “Shrek Forever After”
  • “Summer Wars”
  • “Tangled”
  • “Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue”
  • “Toy Story 3”

Four of the feature still have to be viewed in Los Angeles County to qualify, but assuming they do, the nominees will come from this list.  And don’t forget that animated features are eligible for other awards.    As Megamind continues its romp through current box office receipts, the winner of this race is wide open.  What’s your prediction?

Don’t forget–Academy Award nominations are January 25, 2011–just over two months–at 8:30 a.m. EST.

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  • George Bounacos

    November 16, 2010 at 3:29 am

    Dunno. Megamind looks strong and there's always How to Train Your Dragon. Big hit.

  • Anonymous

    November 16, 2010 at 2:46 am

    TS3 has to have this locked up already, don't you think?

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