We already know the names of the 20 animated films shortlisted for the Oscars 2015, of which only five will reach the final group of nominees to be announced on 15 January.
Among the group of fighters for the statuette, there are obvious titles like Big Hero 6, How to Train Your Dragon 2 or The Boxtrolls. Pixar’s absence is noted, without any film this year.
On the other hand, luckily Hollywood also considers titles such as the Tale of Princess Kaguya and Bill Plympton. It remains to be seen the final nomination.
For now, here are the 20 animated films shortlisted for Oscar 2015:
Big Hero 6 (Don Hall & Chris Williams)
The book of life (Jorge R. Gutiérrez)
The Boxtrolls (Graham Annable & Anthony Stacchi)
Cheatin’ (Bill Plympton)
Giovanni’s Island (Mizuho Nishikubo)
Henry & Me (Barrett Esposito)
The Hero of Color City (Frank Gladstone)
How to train your dragon 2 (Dean DeBlois)
Jack et la mécanique du coeur (Stéphane Berla & Mathias Malzieu)
Legends Of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (Will Finn & Dan St. Pierre)
The LEGO film(Phil Lord & Chris Miller)
Minuscule – Valley of the Lost Ants (Hélène Giraud & Thomas Szabo)
Mr Peabody & Sherman (Rob Minkoff)
Penguins of Madagascar (Eric Darnell & Simon J. Smith)
Tinker bell: The Pirate Fairy (Peggy Holmes)
Planes: fire & rescue (Roberts Gannaway)
Rio 2 (Carlos Saldanha)
Rocks in My Pockets (Signe Baumane)
Song of the Sea (Tomm Moore)
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Isao Takahata)