The Academy has received 20 submissions for the 87th Academy Awards’ animated feature film category.
The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:
- Big Hero 6
- The Book Of Life
- The Boxtrolls
- Giovanni’s Island
- Henry & Me
- The Hero Of Color City
- How To Train Your Dragon 2
- Jack And The Cuckoo-Clock Heart
- Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return
- The Lego Movie
- Minuscule - Valley Of The Lost Ants
- Mr. Peabody & Sherman
- Penguins Of Madagascar
- The Pirate Fairy
- Planes: Fire & Rescue
- Rio 2
- Rocks In My Pockets
- Song Of The Sea
- The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya
Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles qualifying run.
Submitted features must fulfil 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.
Films submitted in the animated feature film category also may qualify for Academy Awards in other categories, including best picture, provided they meet the requirements for those categories.
The Oscar nominations will be announced on January 15 and the ceremony is set for February 22, 2015.