The Walt Disney Company owned three of the four nominations in the BAFTA’s best animated feature category this year, but the underdog—Laika’s Kubo and the Two Strings—came out victorious in the end.
The 70th annual BAFTA Film Awards, presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, were handed out tonight at the Royal Albert Hall in London. They are considered to be the British equivalent of the Academy Awards.
Kubo and the Two Strings was up against Disney’s Zootopia and Moana, and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory. Here’s a group shot of the directors and producers of the Disney-nominated films, in a photo posted a couple hours ago by Zootopia co-director Byron Howard: