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Major Rule Changes for Docs and Animation Coming to 90th Oscars

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  In what can only be described as a major backlash, the Academy just announced some big changes in the Documentary and Animated Feature categories as well as Music, Best Picture, and campaigning. In Documentary: Had this rule been in place last season, it would have likely made the Oscar-winning O.J.: Made in America ineligible. Even though the documentary branch ...

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Zootopia and Kubo and the Two Strings Lead ANNIE Nominations

Zootopia, Kubo and the Two Strings lead ANNIE nominations but foreign and indie films The Red Turtle, My Life as a Zucchini and Your Name. play well

Two major Oscar contenders for Animated Feature, Zootopia and Kubo and the Two Strings, led the 44th ANNIE award nominations today with 11 and 10 apiece, respectively. Joining those in the top category of Best Animated Feature were Finding Dory, Kung Fu Panda 3 and Moana. Independent animated features have a separate category, which makes Oscar predicting here more difficult. ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: ANIMATED FEATURE (August)

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The Animated Feature Oscar race is pretty competitive this year. While our #1 prediction, Moana, hasn’t even come out yet, what we’ve seen of it from the trailer and stills and that Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) is doing original songs for the film (hello, EGOT) is enough to sell us on it as the film to ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: ANIMATED FEATURE (June)

Moana (Disney)

Is it just me or has the marketing and advertising for Pixar’s Finding Dory been a bit lacking? It almost feels like they’re so comfortable in the sequel being such a massive hit that they don’t really need to push it. An odd choice considering the film comes out just over a week from now. It may explain why the ...

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2015 Oscars: 20 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar®

Disney's Big Hero 6

LOS ANGELES, CA – Twenty features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 87th Academy Awards®. Big name films include Disney’s Big Hero 6 (opening this weekend), Dreamworks’ How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Focus Features’ The Boxtrolls. The submitted films, in alphabetical order, are: Big Hero 6 The Book of Life The ...

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