Yesterday the nominees for the 80th Annual Academy Awards (Oscar’s) were announced. Ratatouille has garnered 5 nominations to which Brad Bird, director of Ratatouille says,
“It’s a great honor to be recognized by the Academy and I’m incredibly proud of all the artists and technical geniuses at Pixar who helped to make it such a wonderful experience. Michael Giacchino is a brilliant composer and collaborator and I’m especially thrilled that the Academy has recognized his fantastic original score which enriches every part of the film. ‘Ratatouille’ was a very special challenge for me, and I am enormously pleased and grateful that it has struck a chord with audiences, critics and Academy members.”
This comes from a press release from Walt Disney Studios early this morning.