According to the Academy, 19 films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards.
The movies are (in alphabetical order):
- Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
- The Croods
- Despicable Me 2
- Ernest and Celestine
- The Fake
- Free Birds
- The Legend of Sarila
- A Letter to Momo
- Monsters University
- O Apóstolo
- Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie – Rebellion
- Rio: 2096 A Story of Love and Fury
- The Smurfs 2
- The Wind Rises
If at least 16 of the 19 films fulfill all the requirements to qualify, then the Academy will nominate five films in the animated feature category.
The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.