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by Peter Knegt
November 5, 2013 1:16 PM
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19 Films Make Cut For 2014 Animated Feature Oscar

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”
“The Croods”
“Despicable Me 2”
“Epic”
“Ernest and Celestine”
“The Fake”
“Free Birds“
“Frozen”
“Khumba”
“The Legend of Sarila”
“A Letter to Momo”
“Monsters University”
“O Apóstolo”
“Planes”
“Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie – Rebellion”
“Rio: 2096 A Story of Love and Fury”
“The Smurfs 2”
“Turbo”
“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.

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1 Comment

  • Shame | November 5, 2013 1:22 PMReply

    It would be SO AWESOME if "Puella Magi Madoka Magica" made the final shortlist. XD