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Oscar Nominations

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning. Nominated for BEST ANIMATED FEATURE were:

Bolt – Walt Disney
Kung Fu Panda – Dreamworks
Wall•E – Pixar

WALL•E was nominated for six Academy Awards. The Pixar hit was also nominated for Best Screenplay (congrats to Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter and Jim Reardon), sound mixing (Tom Myers, Michael Semanick and Ben Burtt), sound editing (Ben Burtt and Matthew Wood), music (Thomas Newman) and Original Song.

WALTZ WITH BASHIR was nominated for Best Foreign Film.

Nominated for BEST ANIMATED SHORT are:

La Maison en Petits Cubes – Kunio Kato
Lavatory – A Love Story – Konstantin Bronzit
Oktapodi – A Gobelins, L’école de l’image Production
Presto – Pixar, Doug Sweetland
This Way Up – Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes

The winners will be announced Feb. 22 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.