2015 Academy Awards Oscars Red Carpet Rollout and SetupSixteen animated feature films have been submitted for Oscar consideration, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday.

Some of the films, although they have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category, have not yet been released in Los Angeles to meet the Oscar-eligibility requirement. The list of qualifying films will eventually be narrowed to a maximum of five  Oscar nominees.

The submitted films are:

— “Anomalisa”;

— “The Boy and the Beast”;

— “Boy and the World”;

— “The Good Dinosaur”;

— “Home”;

— “Hotel Transylvania 2”;

— “Inside Out”;

— “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet”;

— “The Laws of the Universe – Part 0”;

— “Minions”;

— “Moomins on the Riviera”;

— “The Peanuts Movie”;

— “Regular Show: The Movie”;

— “Shaun the Sheep Movie”;

— “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water”; and

— “When Marnie Was There.”

Oscar nominations will be announced Jan. 14. The Oscars will be presented Feb. 28.

—Staff and wire reports

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