Animated Feature Film Nominations 2017 Oscars

Animated Feature Film Nominations 2017 Oscars

The Animated Feature Film nominations for the 2017 Oscars have been announced! The mix of nominees for this past year's movie season is filled with memorable films featuring some of the most talented artists in the world. See the full list of Animated Feature Film nominations below along with the official trailer for each film as well as the other nominees in this category. See the full list of nominations for the 2017 Oscars here and watch The Oscars LIVE! OSCAR SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26 7e|4p on ABC!

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner

Young Kubo, whose late father was a legendary samurai, lives with his mother, a once-powerful witch who depleted her powers to protect Kubo from her own vengeful father. After his mother sacrifices herself for him, Kubo goes on a mission to find three items belonging to his father that will help him harness his magical powers.

This is the second Academy Award nomination for Travis Knight. He was previously nominated for:

THE BOXTROLLS (2014)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

This is the first Academy Award nomination for Arianne Sutner.

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MOANA

John Musker, Ron Clements and Osnat Shurer

Teenager Moana has always felt drawn to the ocean, despite her father's dictate that no one on their Polynesian island is to go beyond its encircling reef. When danger threatens her home, Moana searches for Maui, a mischievous demigod, who becomes an unlikely ally as she matures into the hero her people need.

This is the second Academy Award nomination for John Musker. He was previously nominated for:

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG (2009)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

This is the third Academy Award nomination for Ron Clements. He was previously nominated for:

THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG (2009)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

TREASURE PLANET (2002)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

This is the first Academy Award nomination for Osnat Shurer.

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MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI

Claude Barras and Max Karli

After the death of his alcoholic mother, nine-year-old Zucchini moves into a group foster home. Much to his surprise, Zucchini begins to make friends with the other children, who have had similarly difficult lives. As he matures and wrestles with feelings about his complicated past, Zucchini gains the confidence to shape his future.

These are the first Academy Award nominations for Claude Barras and Max Karli.

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THE RED TURTLE

Michael Dudok de Wit and Toshio Suzuki

A sailor stranded on a deserted island builds a series of rafts as he attempts to return home, but each voyage is thwarted by a giant sea turtle with a red shell. After the turtle mysteriously transforms, the sailor learns to appreciate the beauty of an ordinary life lived in tune with nature's rhythms.

This is the third Academy Award nomination for Michael Dudok de Wit. He was previously nominated for:

FATHER AND DAUGHTER (2000)
-- Winner, Short Film (Animated)

THE MONK AND THE FISH (1994)
-- Nominee, Short Film (Animated)

This is the second Academy Award nomination for Toshio Suzuki. He was previously nominated for:

THE WIND RISES (2013)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

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ZOOTOPIA

Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

Feisty rabbit Judy Hopps is a rookie cop in the city of Zootopia, which is inhabited by 64 different species of mammals. While investigating a missing-persons case, Judy partners with conman fox Nick Wilde, and their relationship challenges their assumptions about friendship between those traditionally regarded as predator and prey.

This is the second Academy Award nomination for Byron Howard. He was previously nominated for:

BOLT (2008)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

This is the second Academy Award nomination for Rich Moore. He was previously nominated for:

WRECK-IT RALPH (2012)
-- Nominee, Animated Feature Film

This is the first Academy Award nomination for Clark Spencer.

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