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When Marnie Was There, Boy and the Beast, Laws of the Universe Submitted For Animated Feature Oscar

posted on by Karen Ressler
16 films submitted for nomination

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday that at 16 films have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards to be held on February 28, 2016. Studio Ghibli's When Marnie Was There, Mamoru Hosoda's The Boy and The Beast, and the religious anime film The Laws of the Universe Part 0 were all submitted for the award. A maximum of five films from the list will receive the nomination.

The full list of submitted films is:

  • Anomalisa
  • The Boy and The Beast
  • Boy and the World
  • 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

Mizuho Nishikubo and Production I.G's Giovanni's Island and Isao Takahataand Studio Ghibli's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya were submitted for the nomination last year, but only The Tale of the Princess Kaguya was nominated. Big Hero 6 eventually won the award.

[Via The Hollywood Reporter]

Update: Awards ceremony's date corrected. Thanks, Xacur

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