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18 animated films submitted for Oscar consideration

November 4, 2011
18 animated films submitted for Oscar consideration

BEVERLY HILLS — Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the “Animated Feature Film” category for the 84th Academy Awards. The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2012.

The submission are listed as follows: 

"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"
 "Rango"
 "Rio"
 "The Smurfs"
 "Winnie the Pooh"
 "Wrinkles" 

Several of the films listed have not yet had their required Los Angeles qualifying runs. 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. At least eight eligible animated features must be theatrically released in Los Angeles County within the calendar year for this category to be activated. 

Films submitted in the Animated Feature Film category may also qualify for Academy Awards in other categories.