Awards ceremony takes place Dec. 1 in Malta
LONDON — Toonpics by Spanish, Czech and U.K. directors will make up the nominees for the European Film Academy animated feature film award, it was announced Tuesday.The EFA has nominated “Alois Nebel,” a Czech-German-Slovak co-production helmed by Tomas Lunak; “Arrugas” (Wrinkles) from Spain, helmed by Ignacio Ferreras; and U.K. company Aardman Animation’s “The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists,” helmed by Aardman co-founder Peter Lord, for the 2012 award. The nominees were selected by a five-person international committee, and will be voted on by the 2,700 EFA members ahead of the European Film Awards ceremony, which takes place on Dec. 1 in Malta.
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