By Dave Karger
Updated December 06, 2010 at 05:23 PM EST
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Image Credit: © DisneyThere may only be three slots in the Best Animated Film category at the Oscars this year, but five movies will compete for the Best Feature prize at the Annie Awards. Despicable Me, How to Train Your Dragon, The Illusionist, Tangled, and Toy Story 3 were all nominated today by the International Animated Film Society. In the overall nomination count, Dragon leads Toy Story by a margin of 15 to 3, but that is because Disney and Pixar decided not to cooperate with the Annie Awards process in protest of what the companies feel is unfair voting by its competitors. (Read all the nominees here.)

Certainly the Academy’s three eventual Oscar nominees will come from the Annies’ list of five. The question is, which two will end up falling short?

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