Chico & Rita, The Rabbi’s Cat, A Cat In Paris nominated.

The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations in the Animated Feature Film category of the 2011 European Film Awards.

The nominations are:

The Rabbi’s Cat (Le Chat Du Rabbin), dirs Antoine Delesvaux & Joann Sfar (France)

Chico & Rita, dirs Tono Errando, Javier Mariscal & Fernando Trueba (Spain/Isle of Man),

A Cat in Paris (Une Vie De Chat), dirs Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol (France/Belgium)

The selecting committee consisted 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).

The nominated films will now be submitted to the 2,500 EFA Members to elect the winner which will be presented at the European Film Awards ceremony on Dec 3 in Berlin.