By Indiewire Staff | Indiewire September 20, 2011 at 8:11AM
The European Film Academy has announced the three nominees for the 2011 Animated Feature Film category. The nominees are: Antoine Delesvaux and Joann Sfar's "Le Chat Du Rabbin" ("The Rabbi's Cat"); Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal and Fernando Trueba's "Chico & Rita;" and Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol's "Une Vie de Chat" ("A Cat in Paris"). The Awards ceremony will take place in Berlin on December 3.
Full announcement below:
A committee consisting of EFA Board Members Per Holst (producer, Denmark) and Antonio Saura (producer, Spain) as well as representatives of CARTOON, the European Association of Animation Film, Patrick Caradec (France), Heikki Jokinen (Finland), and Thilo Rothkirch (Germany) decided to nominate the following films:
LE CHAT DU RABBIN (The Rabbi’s Cat), France
directed by Antoine Delesvaux & Joann Sfar
CHICO & RITA, Spain/Isle of Man
directed by Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba
UNE VIE DE CHAT (A Cat in Paris), France/Belgium
directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol
The nominated films will now be submitted to the 2,500 EFA Members to elect the winner who will be presented at the European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 3 December, in Berlin.
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