This year’s EE British Academy Film Awards have taken place over the weekend and Disney has picked up a number of awards for Pixar’s Soul and Searchlight Pictures “Nomadland”.
Pixar’s Soul won two awards:
- Best Original Score
- Best Animated Film
Soul tells the story of a jazz musician, stuck in a mediocre job, who finally gets his big break. However, when a wrong step takes him to the Great Before, he tries to help an infant soul in order to return to reality.
While Searchlight Picture’s Nomadland won 4 awards including:
- Best Film
- Best Cinematography
- Chloe Zhao won Best director
- Frances McDormand won Leading Actress
Nomadland tells the story of a woman in her sixties who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.
Pixar’s Soul is available now on Disney+ globally and Nomadland will be coming to Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on Friday 30th April. The film was added to Disney+ in Canada last Friday and was released on Hulu in the United States in February.
Are you looking forward to seeing Nomadland on Disney+ later this month?