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European Film Awards Nominate Animated Films 'The Congress,' 'Jasmine' and 'Pinocchio'; Plus Watch New 'Frozen' Trailer (VIDEO)

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood September 30, 2013 at 1:17PM

The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations for Best Animated Feature Film of 2013. Plus, watch a new trailer for Disney's "Frozen," hitting theaters November 27.
"The Congress"
"The Congress"

The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations for Best Animated Feature Film of 2013: Ari Folman's "The Congress" (TOH! interview here), Alain Ughetto's "Jasmine" and Enzo d'Alo's "Pinocchio." The winner will be announced at the European Film Awards, to be held in a ceremony on December 7 in Berlin.

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In other animation news, a new trailer has landed for Disney's chilly adventure comedy "Frozen," hitting theaters in 3-D on November 27. Check it out below.

The film is co-directed by Chris Buck (“Tarzan") and Jennifer Lee (screenwriter, “Wreck-It Ralph”), who also penned. It features original songs from Tony-winner Robert Lopez (“The Book of Mormon") and an original score by Christophe Beck (“The Muppets,” Oscar-winning short “Paperman”).

Here's the official synopsis:

In “Frozen,” fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) teams up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad)in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.