It’s a beautiful day for Academy Award nominations! This morning on the Oscars YouTube page, a live video full of past nominees announced this year’s nominees, and we’re excited to report that many of our favorite Disney movies received nominations! In order of when they were announced, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was nominated for Sound Mixing, Doctor Strange, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and The Jungle Book were nominated for Visual Effects, Moana was nominated for Original Song, “How Far I’ll Go,” Moana and Zootopia were nominated for Animated Feature, and finally “Piper” was nominated for Animated Short! What a list of phenomenal films, and congratulations to the casts and crews! Here’s how filmmakers are reacting:
Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the music for Moana, could only speak in emoji:
Here’s how Rich Moore, director of Zootopia, reacted:
Here’s how we are reacting:
Congratulations to the cast and crew of Moana, Zootopia, “Piper,” Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Doctor Strange, and The Jungle Book!
What did you think of these Oscar nominations? Tell us in the comments!