THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY EARNS 15 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY EARNS 15 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Searchlight Pictures’ Critically Acclaimed “Nomadland” Garners 6 Nominations,
Including Best Motion Picture

Hulu Original Film “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” Garners Nomination with Best Actress Nod for Andra Day’s Performance. Disney+ Lands First Oscar Nominations with Disney and Pixar’s “Soul,” and Disney’s “Mulan” and “The One and Only Ivan”

The Walt Disney Company received a total of 15 Academy Award nominations.

“Nomadland” received six nominations, including Best Motion Picture, Actress in a Leading Role, Directing, Adapted Screenplay, Editing and Cinematography. With “Nomadland,” Searchlight Pictures has now garnered 19 Best Picture Oscar Nominations and a grand total of 164 Academy Award nominations.

Disney+ received its first Oscar nominations since launching in 2019. The service is home to a variety of nominated content including Disney and Pixar’s “Onward and “Soul” both nominated for Best Animated Feature, with “Soul” also receiving nominations for Best Original Score and Best Sound; “Mulan” receiving nominations for Best Costume Design and Best Visual Effects; Disney’s “The One and Only Ivan” receiving a nomination for Best Visual Effects; and Disney and Pixar’s “Burrow” receiving a nomination for Best Animated Short Film.

The Hulu Original film “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” garnered one nomination with a Best Actress nomination for Andra Day’s performance. Hulu is also the exclusive streaming home to Searchlight Pictures’ “Nomadland.”

2021 NOMINATIONS

NOMADLAND (Searchlight Pictures)
6 Nominations
Best Motion Picture – Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Dan Janvey, Mollye Asher, Chloé Zhao
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Frances McDormand
Best Achievement in Directing – Chloé Zhao
Best Adapted Screenplay – Chloé Zhao
Best Achievement in Editing – Chloé Zhao
Best Achievement in Cinematography – Joshua James Richards

Since 1994, Searchlight Pictures has amassed 28 Golden Globe Awards, 45 BAFTA awards, and 40 Academy Awards including four Best Picture winners since 2009: “Slumdog Millionaire,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Birdman,” and “The Shape of Water.”

SOUL (Pixar Animation Studios / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+ / Disney Music Group)
3 Nominations
Best Animated Feature
Best Original Score – Jon Batiste, Atticus Ross, Trent Reznor
Best Achievement in Sound

MULAN (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+)
2 Nominations
Best Costume Design
Best Visual Effects

ONWARD (Pixar Animation Studios / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
1 Nomination
Best Animated Feature

THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+)
1 Nomination
Best Visual Effects

BURROW (Pixar Animation Studios / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Disney+)
1 Nomination
Best Animated Short Film

THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY (Hulu)
1 Nomination
Best Actress – Andra Day

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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