27 Animated Films Qualify for Oscar Consideration

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 27 animated movies released in 2016 have qualified for consideration in the 2017 Animated Feature Film Oscar category. This year’s animated film field sets a new record for the number of animated movies actually qualifying, although not all of the films have had their Los Angeles qualifying runs yet.

The 2017 Oscar Animated Feature Film category will consist of a maximum of five films because more than 16 movies qualified for consideration. Nominees will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Winners will be revealed during the 89th Oscars on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

    “The Angry Birds Movie”

    “April and the Extraordinary World”


    “Finding Dory”

    “Ice Age: Collision Course”

    “Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV”

    “Kubo and the Two Strings”

    “Kung Fu Panda 3”

    “The Little Prince”

    “Long Way North”

    “Miss Hokusai”


    “Monkey King: Hero Is Back”


    “Mustafa & the Magician”

    “My Life as a Zucchini”

    “Phantom Boy”

    “The Red Turtle”

    “Sausage Party”

    “The Secret Life of Pets”





    “25 April”

    “Your Name.”