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The Walt Disney Company Earns 20 Oscar® Nominations

By Zach Johnson

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

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

In a scene from Searchlight Pictures' Poor Things, a well-dressed Bella Baxter, played by Emma Stone, stands in a bustling outdoor market and looks up towards the sky.

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 Corbould

In a scene from National Geographic Documentary Films' Bobi Wine: The People's President, musician and politician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, holds a megaphone in one hand and holds an umbrella in the other to shield himself from the sun.

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

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

In a scene from Pixar Animation Studios' Elemental, Wade, a go-with-the-flow Water person, and Ember, a hot-tempered Fire person, prepare to touch each other's hands.

Elemental | Pixar Animation Studios
1 Nomination

  • Best Animated Feature Film – Peter Sohn and Denise Ream

In a scene from Searchlight Pictures' Flamin' Hot, Lucky Montañez, played by Hunter Jones, Richard Montañez, played by Jesse Garcia, and Steven Montañez, played by Brice Gonzalez, sit on a park bench. They are each eating a cob of corn covered in spices.

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

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

In a scene from Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the green-skinned, purple-haired Ravager known as Gamora, played by Zoe Saldaña, stands inside a spaceship.

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

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

In a scene from Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, Indiana Jones, played by Harrison Ford, wears his signature hat and leather jacket. His face is obscured by shadows.

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

  • Best Music (Original Score) – John Williams

In a scene from Searchlight Pictures' The Last Repair Shop, young aspiring musician Porche Brinker plays the violin. She laughs so hard she's thrown her head back.

The Last Repair Shop | Searchlight Pictures
1 Nomination

  • Best Documentary Short Film – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers

In a scene from Disney Branded Television's Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó, director Sean Wang's two grandmothers—Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó—embrace each other and share a laugh.

Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó | Disney Branded Television and Disney+
1 Nomination

  • Best Documentary Short Film – Sean Wang and Sam Davis