The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced the list of 26 features that are eligible for consideration in the ‘Animated Feature Film’ category for the 94th Academy Awards. To determine the five nominees, members of the short films and feature animation branch are automatically eligible to vote in the category.
According to their website, some of the films have not yet had their required qualifying release and must fulfill that requirement and comply with all the category’s other qualifying rules to advance in the voting process.
Academy members outside of the short films and feature animation branch are invited to opt in to participate and must meet a minimum viewing requirement to be eligible to vote in the category. Films submitted in the ‘Animated Feature Film’ category also qualify for Academy Awards in other categories, including ‘Best Picture’.
Here is the list of the 26 works of animation:
- The Addams Family 2
- The Ape Star
- Back to the Outback
- Bob Spit – We Do Not Like People
- The Boss Baby: Family Business
- Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko
- Josee, the Tiger and the Fish
- The Laws of the Universe – The Age of Elohim
- The Mitchells vs. the Machines
- My Sunny Maad
- Paw Patrol The Movie
- Pompo the Cinephile
- Poupelle of Chimney Town
- Raya and the Last Dragon
- Ron’s Gone Wrong
- Sing 2
- The Spine of Night
- Spirit Untamed
- The Summit of the Gods
- Wish Dragon
The nominations for the 94th Academy Awards will be announced on 8 February 2022. The 94th Oscars will be held on 27 March 2022, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.