By Peter Knegt | Indiewire November 5, 2013 at 1:16PM
Nineteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 86th Academy Awards, it was announced today.
The 19 submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2”
“Despicable Me 2”
“Ernest and Celestine”
“The Legend of Sarila”
“A Letter to Momo”
“Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie – Rebellion”
“Rio: 2096 A Story of Love and Fury”
“The Smurfs 2”
“The Wind Rises”
Check out our predictions in the category here.
Note that several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles qualifying runs. 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." At least eight eligible animated features must be theatrically released in Los Angeles County within the calendar year for this category to be activated.
The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 16, 2014.
Check out Indiewire's latest chart of Oscar predictions here.
Sign up HERE for
Indiewire's Awards Season newsletter and receive a twice-weekly email
roundup of our awards stories, hand-picked by our editors from across
the Indiewire Network, plus additional coverage in the final run up to