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posted connected 2021-12-06 17:30 EST by Alex Mateo


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced connected Monday that the pursuing anime films are eligible for information astatine the 94th yearly Academy Awards:

The Summit of the Gods, the France-Luxembourg animated film of Jiro Taniguchi's The Summit of the Gods (Kamigami nary Itadaki) manga is besides eligible.

There are 26 films eligible for this year's awards. A maximum of 5 films from the afloat database of eligible films tin person nominations successful the Animated Feature Film category.

The 94th Academy Awards volition beryllium held connected March 27, 2021, with information reveals connected February 8, 2021. In caller years, the ceremonial has taken spot successful precocious February/early March. The objection was the 93rd yearly Academy Awards, which were held connected April 25 this year, delayed by 2 months owed to the caller coronavirus illness (COVID-19).

The eligibility play for Academy Awards information volition instrumentality to the modular December 31 deadline aft having been extended to February 28 this twelvemonth owed to the delayed ceremony. This year, diagnostic films indispensable person a qualifying merchandise day betwixt March 1 and December 31, a 10-month play alternatively of the accustomed 12-month period. This year's Academy Awards had a 14-month period, again owed to the delay.

No anime films received nominations successful the Animated Feature Film class astatine the 93rd Academy Awards.

Source: Variety (Clayton Davis)


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