Animated Film Oscar Nominations
0 Flares 0 Flares ×This morning in Hollywood, Chris Hemsworth announced the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards. In the animation world, there are a few surprises, like no nominations for Pixar, either for feature or short. Only five films were considered for Best Animated Feature this year, despite a large field of possible contenders. Best Animated Short features a wide swath of foreign shorts, with only one from the US.
The nominees for Best Animated Feature this year are:
- The Croods, Nickelodeon Movies, Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Animation
- Despicable Me 2, Universal Studios, Illumination Entertainment
- Ernest et Célestine (Ernest and Celestine), La Parti Productions, Les Armateurs, Maybe Movies, Mélusine Productions
- Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios
- Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises), Studio Ghibli
And the nominees for Best Animated Short for 2013 are:
- “Feral,” Daniel Sousa, director, and Dan Golden, music and sound design (Daniel Sousa)
- “Get a Horse!” Lauren MacMullan, director, and Dorothy McKim, producer (Walt Disney Feature Animation)
- “Mr. Hublot,” Laurent Witz, director, and Alexandre Espigares, co-director (Zeilt Productions)
- “Room on the Broom,” Max Lang and Jan Lachauer, directors (Magic Light Pictures, Studio SOI)
- “Tsukumo,” (Possessions) Shuhei Morita, director (Sunrise Inc.)
The 86th Academy Awards will air Sunday, March 2, at 7 p.m. ET on ABC. Ellen DeGeneres returns as host this year, having previously hosted in 2007.
Good luck to all the nominees. Let us know in the comments which are your favorites, and who you think will take home Oscar this year!
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