With the potential to nab five nomination spots instead of just three this year, the toon industry is sure to see a wider variety of films vying for the Best Animated Feature award come Oscar time—but which of the 2012 releases will be leading the pack, and which will be left in the dust? Here are our recaps (and pre-caps!) of the possible contenders and their chances of trotting into the winner's circle:
2012 Award Season Spotlight
Welcome to Animag’s special award season section, where you can read about all the highs and lows of the animated movies and shorts that are in the running for this year’s Oscars, Annies, Golden Globes, PGA, AFI and Visual Effects Society Awards. Here’s to all the talented men and women who are responsible for the dazzling list of 2012's contenders. In our eyes, they are all winners, whether they take home the big trophies on those special nights or not!
Last weekend, a total of 57 animated shorts which had qualified to compete in the Oscar race were screened in New York. We now have the list of these 57 qualifying toons.
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