Spielberg’s War Horse lands Genesis Award nomination

The film, set during World War One, has been recognised in the Feature Film category alongside Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dolphin Tale and animated family movie Rio.

TV series Hawaii Five-O and The Glades have received nods for Dramatic Series, while the Sid Caesar Comedy Award nominees include news show The Colbert Report, cartoon The Cleveland Show and Melissa Joan Hart’s family sitcom Melissa & Joey.

The Genesis Awards, which celebrate movies with animal-friendly themes and creative portrayals of animal protection, will take place in Hollywood on 24 March (12).