The nominees were announced today for the 2014 Academy Awards. In the animation categories, five feature films and five short films were nominated (see below). Also, two songs from animated films have been nominated in the Original Song category: “Happy” from Despicable Me 2 and “Let It Go” from Frozen. And Pixar Animation Studios was snubbed again by not receiving any nominations for the great Monsters University and their beautiful short film The Blue Umbrella. Here are the animation nominees…
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Chris Sanders, Kirk DeMicco, and Kristine Belson
Despicable Me 2
Chris Renaud, Pierre Coffin, and Chris Meledandri
Ernest & Celestine
Benjamin Renner and Didier Brunner
Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, and Peter Del Vecho
The Wind Rises
Hayao Miyazaki and Toshio Suzuki
ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Daniel Soussa and Dan Golden
Get a Horse!
Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim
Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares
Room on the Broom
Max Lang and Jan Lachauer
A complete list of all nominations can be found on the Oscars website. The Oscars will be broadcast live on ABC on March 2, 2014. Check your local listings.
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