films include Dr.
Seuss Horton Hears a Who!,
Fu Panda. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,
Sword of the Stranger,
some films including Bolt, and Delgo have not yet had their required
Los Angeles qualifying run. Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release
requirements and meet all of the categorys other qualifying rules before
they can advance in the voting process.
the rules for this category, a maximum of three films can be nominated in a year
in which the field of eligible entries numbers at least eight but fewer than 16.
submitted in the Animated Feature Film category also may qualify for Academy Awards
in other categories, including Best Picture, provided they meet the requirements
for those categories.
81st Academy Awards nominations will be announced on 22 January, 2009. The show
takes place on 22 February, 2009 asnd will air in india on Star Movies.