16 animated features submitted for Oscars consideration
The Academy has announced that 16 animated movies have been submitted for the Best Animated Film Oscar, including Inside Out, The Peanuts Movie, and Anomalisa.
According to Academy rules, if 16 or more animated feature films are submitted for consideration, a maximum of five can be nominated. At least eight animated features must have been submitted and released in theaters in Los Angeles County for the category to be activated. (Several of the films on the list have not yet hit theaters.). Films submitted for Best Animated Film can also be submitted in other Oscar categories, including Best Picture.
Pixar has two films on the list, with the blockbuster Inside Out joined by the upcoming The Good Dinosaur. Charlie Kaufman’s R-rated Anomalisa is also under consideration.
Oscar nominations will be announced on Jan. 14 in Beverly Hills. See the full list of animated films below, and vote for the movie you think should get nominated: