The European Film Academy has announced the three nominees in the 2013 European Film Awards’ Best Animated Feature Film category. They are:
• The Congress (Israel / Germany / Poland / Luxembourg / France / Belgium), written and directed by Ari Folman, from a novel by Stanislaw Lem. Animation by Yoni Goodman.
• Jasmine (France), directed by Alain Ughetto, from a screenplay by Ughetto — who also provided the animation — and Jacques Reboud, with the collaboration of Chloé Inguenaud.
• Pinocchio (Italy / Luxembourg / France / Belgium), directed by Enzo D’Alò, from a screenplay by D’Alò and Umberto Marino. Animation by Marco Zanoni.
The nominees were selected by a committee consisting of European Film Academy Board members Bruno Chatelin, producer (France), and Marek Rozenbaum, producer (Israel), in addition to producer Manuel Cristóbal (Spain), and journalists Daniel Couvreur (Belgium) and Lisa Nesselson (France). All 2,900 European Film Academy members are eligible to vote for the winner in the Best Animated Feature Film category. The 26th European Film Awards ceremony will be held in Berlin on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
Here are the trailers for the three nominated Euro films: