15 ANIMATED FEATURE FILMS ELIGIBLE FOR “THE 67th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS” TO BE TELECAST LIVE ON NBC AT 5 PM PT/8 PM ET ON JANUARY 17

by HFPA December 3, 2009

Contact: Michael Russell
(310) 939-9024 For Immediate Release

HOLLYWOOD, CA, December 3, 2009 – 15 animated feature films have been qualified for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category for “The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards” honoring 2009 achievements, it was announced today by Philip Berk, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

The 15 submitted features are:
“9”
“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel”
“Battle for Terra”
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”
“Coraline”
“Disney's A Christmas Carol”
“Fantastic Mr. Fox”
“Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs”
“Mary and Max”
“The Missing Lynx”
“Monsters vs. Aliens”
“Planet 51”
“Ponyo”
“The Princess and the Frog”
“Up”

There will be five nominees in the Best Animated Feature category. (Nominations for “The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards” will be announced at 5:00 a.m. PT on Tuesday, December 15.)

“The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards,” hosted by Ricky Gervais, will be broadcast live coast to coast Sunday, January 17 on NBC (5 to 8 pm PT, 8 to 11 pm ET) from The Beverly Hilton.

“The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards” will be seen in more than 160 countries worldwide and is one of the few awards ceremonies that span both television and motion picture achievements. The special will be produced by dick clark productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Philip Berk is President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Orly Adelson, president of dick clark productions, and Barry Adelman will executive produce the special. Chris Donovan is the director and dick clark productions’ Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production.
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