‘Tangled,’ ‘Tinker Bell’ and ‘Toy Story’ Enter Oscar Contention for Animated Film Category

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that a total of fifteen animated features have been accepted to vie for Oscar for Animated Feature Film during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards. Amongst them are three entries from The Walt Disney Company: Tangled, Tinker Bell and the  Great Fairy Rescue and Toy Story 3. Competing for the Animated Feature Film category does not preclude the film for entering Best Picture as long as the film satisfies the categories’ requirements for consideration.

Three films will be named as the final nominees in a ceremony to take place live on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 5:30 am PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The awards ceremony itself will be held Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

Also competing for consideration in the Animated Feature category are the following films: Alpha and Omega, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, Despicable Me, The Dreams of Jinsha, How to Train Your Dragon,  Idiots and Angels, The Illusionist, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, Megamind, My Dog Tulip, Shrek Forever After, and Summer Wars.

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2 thoughts on “‘Tangled,’ ‘Tinker Bell’ and ‘Toy Story’ Enter Oscar Contention for Animated Film Category

  1. I would bet that of the possible nominees it will be Toy Story 3, and 2 of the 3 following films: Despicable Me, Megamind, and Tangled depending on which has better story and does better. Overall I have a feeling Toy story 3 will get the award. Are any of the Live action films listed yet?

    • I don’t believe any major live category has been announced, no, but I
      don’t pay much mind unless it involves Disney in some capacity either.

      On Mon, 15 Nov 2010 20:39:16 -0000, “Disqus”

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