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6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2019 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter

Walt Disney is truly iconic in so many different ways… but did you know he won or received an incredible 32 Academy Awards—from a whopping 67 nominations—during his career? He still holds the record for most Oscars® in history! That astonishing legacy is still felt in every corner of Hollywood; actors and actresses the world over, to this…

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Oscar® Nominations and Women’s Day on Broadway—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See what Disney films delighted Academy voters, and find out how you can celebrate International Women’s Day with Disney on Broadway… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

We Couldn’t Be More Excited for Disney’s 17 Oscar® Nominations!

Earlier this week, the nominations for the 91st…

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Every Disney Oscar® Nomination for 2019

By Beth Deitchman

Black PantherMary Poppins ReturnsIncredibles 2Ralph Breaks the Internet… It comes as no surprise that some of our favorite films of 2019 are favorites of Academy members, too. Nominations for the 91st Oscars® have just been revealed, and Disney releases earned 17 nominations in all. Marvel Studios’ Black Panther is Disney’s…

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And the Oscar® Goes to… Disney•Pixar’s Coco

By Beth Deitchman

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences love Disney•Pixar’s Coco as much as we do. Last night, the film received the Oscar® for Best Animated Feature at the 90th Oscars®, which were broadcast live on ABC.

Director Lee Unkrich joined producer Darla K. Anderson and co-director Adrian Molina to accept the award on…

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6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2018 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Courtney Potter

With dozens of Oscars® to his name, Walt Disney’s presence in the film industry is undeniable. Even today, actors and actresses can still trace a path from their own careers back to Walt himself. In preparation for the 90th Academy Awards®, D23 took a look at all of the 2018 nominees for Actor and Actress in a Leading Role and calculated…

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Achieving Realistic Visual Effects in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

By Jim Frye

Ever since George Lucas established Industrial Light & Magic to create the ahead-of-their-time special effects for the very first Star Wars film back in 1975, innovative visual effects have been a hallmark of these movies. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the latest tale in the mythic Skywalker saga, continues this tradition, having received four Oscar®…

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Everything You Need to Know About Oscar® Sunday

By Beth Deitchman

Attention movie fans and Disney fans, alike! We’re just days away from the 90th Oscars®, which will be broadcast live on ABC this Sunday, March 4. You have mere days to finish watching all of the nominated films—conveniently, Disney•Pixar’s Coco became available on Blu-ray™ and Digital just this week for you to enjoy all over again. Time…

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A Galaxy of Sound Effects: The Oscar®-Nominated Noises of Star Wars

By: Jocelyn Buhlman

Have you ever caught yourself swinging a pen or pencil around while making lightsaber noises quietly to yourself? Do you secretly slip into a Wookiee impression just to see if you can channel your inner Chewbacca? Are you making the noises to yourself right now as you read this article?

Star Wars would not be the same without its iconic sound…

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Dressed for Success—Costume Designer Jacqueline Durran Brings Beauty to the Oscars®

By Beth Deitchman

The Oscars® are always in fashion—and about fashion—from the red-carpet arrivals of movie stars and the perennial favorite question “Who are you wearing?” to the exquisite ensembles those same actors wear in the nominated films. In 2017, Beauty and the Beast Costume Designer Jacqueline Durran delivered on the daunting task of bringing to…

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Oscar Noms and Downtown Disney Updates—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Disney gets 10 nods from the Academy, and the Parrs are joined by some newbies in Incredibles 2… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

Congratulations to Disney’s Academy Award® Nominees!
We’re smack in the middle of awards season, and the nominees for the biggest awards of the year were just…

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