Best animated feature film of the year
- "Brave" Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
- "Frankenweenie" Tim Burton
- "ParaNorman" Sam Fell and Chris Butler
- "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" Peter Lord
- "Wreck-It Ralph" Rich Moore
Tim Burton's recent return to form Frankenweenie features in the Best Animated Feature category, and will be up against Pixar's Brave, Disney's Wreck-It Ralph, Aardman's swashbuckling The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists (released as The Pirates! Band of Misfits in North America and Australia) and stop motion comedy-horror ParaNorman.