14 Animated Features Submitted for 2008 Oscars

November 15, 2008 By:
14 Animated Features Submitted for 2008 Oscars

Fourteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 81st Academy Awards set to air February 22, 2009.

The 14 submitted features are:



“Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!”

“Dragon Hunters”

“Fly Me to the Moon”


“Kung Fu Panda”

“Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa”


“The Sky Crawlers”

“Sword of the Stranger”

“The Tale of Despereaux”


“Waltz with Bashir”

Under the rules for this category, a maximum of 3 films can be nominated in a year. The 81st Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 22, 2009, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Which film do you think deserves a nomination?

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008 will be presented on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network.