Over two months before nominations are set to be released, and a further month before the winner is announced, the official website for the Oscars has today released the list of submissions for the category of Best Animated Feature.
The list includes many films that we could expect to be in there, including Disney Pixar's Brave. No Pixar movie to date, except Cars 2, has failed to be nominated for at least one award at the Oscars, with Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up and Toy Story 3 all having won in this category.
Other films worthy of note are today's release (2nd Nov 2012) Wreck-It Ralph, which is also a Disney movie, and which has opened to excellent reviews. Tim Burton's Frankenweenie, another Disney offering has been submitted. The halloween theme follows with Paranorman and Hotel Transylvania, both of which have also been submitted.
Here is the full list of submissions so far:
GKids, : "Zarafa," "The Rabbi's Cat" and "From Up on Poppy Hill."
"Adventures in Zambezia,"
"The Mystical Laws"
"The Pirates! Band of Misfits"
"Secret of the Wings"
"Walter & Tandoori's Christmas."
"A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman"
"Rise of the Guardians"
"Madagascar 3: Europe's MostWanted"
"Dr. Suess's The Lorax"
"Ice Age Continental Drift"