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The Walt Disney Company Earns 20 Oscar Nominations

Nominations for the 96th Oscars® were announced today, with films from across The Walt Disney Company combining to earn 20 Academy Award® nominations. Congratulations to the teams at Walt Disney Studios, including 20th Century Studios, Lucasfilm Ltd., Marvel Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, and Searchlight Pictures, as well as Disney+, Hulu, and National Geographic Documentary Films.

Academy members from each of the 18 branches vote to determine the nominees in their respective categories—actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors, etc. In the Animated Feature Film, International Feature Film, and Live Action Short Film categories, nominees are selected by a vote of multi-branch screening committees, but all voting members are eligible to select the Best Picture nominees.

As previously announced, Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the show for the fourth time. Raj Kapoor will serve as showrunner and executive producer, with Molly McNearney and Katy Mullan serving as executive producers. Hamish Hamilton will direct the telecast for the fourth time.

The Oscars ceremony will be held at the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood. It will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide. The Oscars will air live on Sunday, March 10, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, following a 30-minute pre-show on ABC. The Oscars will also be rebroadcast in the Pacific Time zone in primetime following the live presentation. Following The Oscars, ABC will air an original episode of the hit Emmy® Award-winning comedy Abbott Elementary.

Here is a complete list of The Walt Disney Company’s nominations:

Poor Things | Searchlight Pictures
11 Nominations

  • Best Picture – Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Yorgos Lanthimos, and Emma Stone (Producers)
  • Best Directing – Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role – Emma Stone
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Mark Ruffalo
  • Best Costume Design – Holly Waddington
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling – Nadia Stacey, Mark Coulier, and Josh Weston
  • Best Music (Original Score) – Jerskin Fendrix
  • Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Screenplay by Tony McNamara
  • Best Cinematography – Robbie Ryan
  • Best Film Editing – Yorgos Mavropsaridis
  • Best Production Design – James Price and Shona Heath (Production Design), Zsuzsa Mihalek (Set Decoration)

The Creator | 20th Century Studios
2 Nominations

  • Best Sound – Ian Voigt, Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn, Tom Ozanich, and Dean Zupancic
  • Best Visual Effects – Jay Cooper, Ian Comley, Andrew Roberts, and Neil Corb

Bobi Wine: The People’s President | National Geographic Documentary Films
1 Nomination

  • Best Documentary Feature Film – Moses Bwayo, Christopher Sharp, and John Battsek

Elemental | Pixar Animation Studios
1 Nomination

  • Best Animated Feature Film – Peter Sohn and Denise Ream

Flamin’ Hot | Searchlight Pictures, Hulu, and Disney+
1 Nomination

  • Best Music (Original Song) – “The Fire Inside,” Music and Lyric by Diane Warren

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 | Marvel Studios
1 Nomination

  • Best Visual Effects – Stephane Ceretti, Alexis Wajsbrot, Guy Williams, and Theo Bialek

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny | Lucasfilm Ltd.
1 Nomination

  • Best Music (Original Score) – John Williams

The Last Repair Shop | Searchlight Pictures
1 Nomination

  • Best Documentary Short Film – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers

Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó | Disney+
1 Nomination

  • Best Documentary Short Film – Sean Wang and Sam Davis
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