The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the shortlists in nine categories for the 93rd Academy Awards including Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.

Multiple Disney+ Originals have made the shortlist including:

  • “Mulan” and “Soul” for Best Original Score
  • “Loyal Brave True” from “Mulan” and “Free” from “The One and Only Ivan” for Best Original Song
  • “Burrow” and “Out” for Best Animated Short
  • “Mulan”, “The One and Only Ivan” and “Soul” for Best Visual Effects.

The rules for each voting process vary, but in most categories, a preliminary vote from industry specialists in each field is employed to create the shortlist and then the final five nominations, with the full membership of the Academy invited to vote on the winner.

The Nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards will be announced on Monday, March 15, 2021.  With the Oscars due to take place on 25th April at the Dolby theatre in Los Angeles.

What Disney+ Original do you think is going to make this years’ Oscar’s nominations?


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