16 Features Enter Oscar Animation Race
Art & Experience: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences known as Oscar have revealed that 16 animated features have completed the submission requirements for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards. Based on the number of eligible films, a maximum of five can be nominated, but if some of the submissions not release in time then either three or four films will be nominated.
The 16 nominees are: Anomalisa ,The Boy and the Beast, The Good Dinosaur, Home, Hotel Transylvania 2, Inside Out, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, The Laws of the Universe – Part 0, Minions, Moomins on the Riviera, The Peanuts Movie, Regular Show: The Movie, Shaun the Sheep Movie, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water, When Marnie Was There.
The five nominees will be announced January 14, 2016, and the winner will be revealed at the Oscars ceremony February 28, 2016 in Hollywood. Big Hero 6 was the winner of last year’s best animation movie.