The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards, presented by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences better known as the Oscars were announced yesterday and a number of Walt Disney films have been nominated.
With five nominations for Toy Story 3 and three for Alice in Wonderland, Walt Disney Pictures should be in a chance of picking up a few Oscars on the 27th February.
Toy Story 3
Toy Story 3 is up against some very strong opposition this year with the Kings Speech and Black Swan being the bookies favourite to win.
Best Adapted Screenplay
Toy Story 3 – Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
Again Toy Story 3 faces some stiff opposition against 127 Hours by Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin for The Social Network.
Best Animated Feature
Toy Story 3 – Lee Unkrich
The opposition for Best Animated Feature comes from another fantastic film with a wonderful story line How to Train Your Dragon by Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois.
Best Animated Short
Day & Night – Teddy Newton I think the The Gruffalo by Max Lang and Jakob Schuh might win this one.
Best Original Song
“I See the Light” from Tangled – Alan Menken and Glenn Slater
“We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3 – Randy Newman
Best Sound Editing
Toy Story 3 – Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
Tron: Legacy – Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
Best Art Direction
Alice in Wonderland – Art Direction: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara
The big competition for this award comes from Inception.
Best Costume Design
Alice in Wonderland – Colleen Atwood
Best Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland – Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
Again the big competition for this award comes from Inception
The full list of nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards can be found here.