27 Animated Features Submitted for 2016 OSCAR® Race9:34 PM
A record 27 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles qualifying run.
Films submitted in the Animated Feature Film category also may qualify for Academy Awards in other categories, including Best Picture, provided they meet the requirements for those categories.
Nominations for the 89th Oscars® will be announced on Jan. 24, 2017.
The 89th Oscars will be held on Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood and Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.