Disney Films Receive Nine Oscar Nominations

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Nominations in all 24 categories of the Academy Awards® were announced today, and Disney films garnered nine nominations:

Actress in a Supporting Role
Meryl Streep, Into the Woods

Animated Feature Film
Big Hero 6, Don Hall, Chris Williams, and Roy Conti

Costume Design
Into the Woods, Colleen Atwood
Maleficent, Anna B. Sheppard and Jane Clive,

Makeup and Hairstyling
Guardians of the Galaxy, Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White

Production Design
Into the Woods, Dennis Gassner (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)

Short Film—Animated
Feast, Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Visual Effects
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick
Guardians of the Galaxy, Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould

For the full list of Oscar® nominations and more details about this year’s telecast, visit Oscar.com.  Sunday, February 22, 2015 is Oscar Sunday, when the awards are presented live on ABC (7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT).

Walt Disney Animation Studios Introduces Feast

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Making its world premiere at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival June 10, 2014, is Feast, a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne (head of animation, Paperman) and Walt Disney Animation Studios. The story of one man’s love life is seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite by bite through the meals they share. The short will open in theaters in front of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new action-packed, big-screen adventure Big Hero 6 on November 7, 2014.