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90th Academy Award Nominations Announced – Animation Categories

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The 2018, and 90th, Academy Awards nominations have been announced. The awards celebrate artistic and technical merit in the film industry to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements. As usual, Skwigly brings you the animation-focused nominations, and whats to know you you’d like to see pick up the big awards come March 4th 2018!

Last year Disney / Pixar cleared the floor, picking up the awards between them; Zootopia won the Best Animated Feature award, with Piper winning Best Animated Short. The Best visual effects award went to ‘live action’ Jungle Book.

So here are the nominations for the animation-related Oscars this year:

Best Animated Feature

  • The Boss Baby – Tom McGrath and Ramsey Naito (20th Century Fox)
  • The Breadwinner – Nora Twomey and Anthony Leo
  • Coco – Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson (Walt Disney)
  • Ferdinand –  Carlos Saldanha (20th Century Fox)
  • Loving Vincent – Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman and Ivan

Who should win the 2018 OSCAR for Best Animated Feature Film?

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Best Animated Short

  • Dear Basketball – Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant
  • Garden Party – Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon
  • Lou – Dave Mullins and Dana Murray (Disney/Pixar)
  • Negative Space – Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata
  • Revolting Rhymes – Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer

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Best Visual Effects

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Guardian of the Galaxy vol. 2
  • Kong: Skull Island
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • War for the Planet of the Apes

Who should win the 2018 OSCAR for Best Special FX?

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The 90th Academy Awards will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California at 5:00 p.m. PST on  4th March 2018.  If you wish to see the full list you can do on the Academy website.

Who would you like to see win? Let us know in the comments below or on our Twitter and Facebookpages.

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Gareth Cavanagh
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