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Dozens of SCAD alumni and students worked on films nominated in major categories. “Toy Story 4,” which won the statue for Animated Feature Film, included 21 current or former SCAD pupils. The category also saw SCAD represented in the nominees, “Missing Link” and “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.”
Although “Parasite” took home the Oscar for Best Picture, 35 SCAD graduates and students were nominated for their work in the films “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “1917,” “Joker,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “Marriage Story.” The latter three films scored wins in the categories of Actor in a Leading Role, Actor in a Supporting Role and Actress in a Supporting Role categories with Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt and Laura Dern respectively.
War drama “1917” also won three Oscars for Sound Mixing, Cinematography and Visual Effects. “Ford v Ferrari” snagged Sound Editing and Film Editing wins. “Joker” also won for Music (Original Score) and “Once Upon A Time...in Hollywood” nabbed the statue for Production Design.
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