26 animated features submitted for Oscar race

Nov 10, 2017 by Ian Evans

As we draw closer to the 90th Academy Awards, the races in various categories begin to shape up. Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 26 animated features will be in contention to end up being up to five nominees.

Here’s the list of films in alphabetical order:

  • The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales
  • Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
  • The Boss Baby
  • The Breadwinner
  • Captain Underpants The First Epic Movie
  • Cars 3
  • Cinderella the Cat
  • Coco
  • Despicable Me 3
  • The Emoji Movie
  • Ethel & Ernest
  • Ferdinand
  • The Girl without Hands
  • In This Corner of the World
  • The Lego Batman Movie
  • The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • Loving Vincent
  • Mary and the Witch’s Flower
  • Moomins and the Winter Wonderland
  • My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea
  • Napping Princess
  • A Silent Voice
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village
  • The Star
  • Sword Art Online: The Movie – Ordinal Scale
  • Window Horses The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

For the first time, nominations voting in the Animated Feature Film category is open to the entire eligible voting membership.

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars® ceremony will take place on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.