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2 Women Directed Animated Features on Oscar Shortlist

2 Women Directed Animated Features on Oscar Shortlist

21 animated features have made it to the Oscar shortlist for best animated feature. Since over 16 films were submitted, a maximum of 5 films can be nominated. However, of these 21 animated features—that range from major animated features such as Wreck-It Ralph to independent animated films like Zarafa—only 2 of these 21 films were directed by women.

And on top of that tiny number, both of these films were co-directed by men. The final five Oscar nominees will be announced on January 10.

Here are the two women co-directed animated films on the shortlist:

Brave – Co-directed by Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews

Secret of the Wings – Co-directed by Peggy Holmes and Bradley Raymond

21 Animated Features Submitted for Oscar Campaign (The Hollywood Reporter)

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