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Disney earns 17 Academy Awards Nominations for upcoming Oscars

We’re heading to the big finale of awards Seasons with nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony dropping this morning. 2018 was a huge year at the box office for Disney, but will that translate to accolades from their peers in Hollywood in the form of those little gold Oscars statuettes?

It looks like this might be a good year for Disney. Thanks to Marvel Studios and director Ryan Coogler, Disney even has a film up for Best Picture this year with Black Panther. The Academy also loved Mary Poppins Returns, and who doesn’t.

Best Picture:
Black Panther

Animated Short:
Bao – Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb at Pixar

Animated Feature:
Incredibles 2 – Brad Bird, John Walker, Nicole Paradis Grindle at Pixar
Ralph Breaks the Internet – Rich Moore, Phil Johnston, Clark Spencer

Original Score:
Mary Poppins Returns – Marc Shaiman
Black Panther – Ludwig Goransson

Original Song:
“All the Stars” from Black Panther – Mark Spears, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Anthony Tiffith, Solana Rowe
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns – Mark Shaiman, Scott Wittman

Visual Effects:
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin

Costume Design:
Black Panther – Ruth Carter
Mary Poppins Returns – Sandy Powell

Sound Mixing:
Black Panther – Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor, Peter Devlin

Sound Editing:
Black Panther – Benjamin A Burtt, Steve Boeddeker

Production Design:
Black Panther – Hannah Beacher, Jay Hart
Mary Poppins Returns – John Myhre, Gordon Sim

Congratulations to all the nominees. Be sure to tune into ABC on February 24th at 8pm ET for the Academy Awards.

Disney is competing against itself on many of these categories. I hope that doesn’t hurt their chances to bring home a decent number of Oscars. Which categories to you expect them to win in this year? Let us know in the comments!

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