DESPICABLE ME, MEGAMIND, TOY STORY 3 and HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON are among the 15 animated movies shortlisted for Oscars consideration in 2011.
Pet sagas Alpha and Omega and Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, acclaimed new French film The Illusionist and Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole are also among the hopefuls for a place at the 83rd Academy Awards.
Three films will be nominated for the Animated Feature Film category, which will be announced on 25 January (11).