‘Cruella,’ ‘Encanto,’ Other Disney Movies Earn 2022 BAFTA Nominations

Disney 2022 Nominations

It appears that the final 2022 BAFTA nominations are in. Three Disney movies and two films from National Geographic carry the nominations, including two for Best Animated Feature and two for Best Documentary.

Disney+ announced the news on Thursday, February 3, on a Twitter thread declaring:

“Feeling fabulous, darling. A round of applause for these #BAFTA nominees!”

Disney’s 2022 BAFTA nominees include…

Disney’s Cruella starring Emma Stone as the reimagined villain and title character.

Cruella BAFTA

Credit: Disney

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“Congratulations to #Cruella,” Disney+ tweeted, “for its 2 #BAFTA Awards nominations, including Nadia Stacey for Best Hair and Makeup and Jenny Beavan for Best Costume Design!”

Disney/Pixar’s Lucadirected by Enrico Casarosa


Credit: Disney Pixar

“Bravo to the entire cast and crew of #PixarLuca for their #BAFTA nomination for Best Animated Film,” Disney+ tweeted.

Disney’s Encanto, which featured the music and lyrics of Lin-Manuel Miranda


Credit: Disney

Disney+ tweeted, “The magic is strong. ¡Felicidades to the entire cast and crew of Disney’s #Encanto for their #BAFTA nomination for Best Animated Film!”

National Geographic’s The Rescue the story of heroic cave divers who save a boys soccer team in Thailand.

National Geographic's "The Rescue"

Credit: National Geographic

Disney+ tweeted, “An inspirational, jaw-dropping tale of heroism and humanity, @NatGeoDocs The Rescue has been nominated for a #BAFTA in the Documentary category!”

National Geographic‘s Becoming Cousteau: The Biopic of the legendary explorer and oceanographer Jaques-Yves Cousteau.

Becoming Cousteau

Credit: IMDb

Disney+ tweeted, “@NatGeoDocs’ #BecomingCousteau, about the legendary explorer and conservationist, has been nominated for a #BAFTA in the Documentary category! Learn more about the Cousteau Society:”

At this point, only time will tell how many BAFTA’s Disney will be bringing home from London, and we at Disney Fanatic wish everyone who is nominated the best of luck!

Disney’s Cruella, Disney’s Encanto, Disney/Pixar’s Luca, and National Geographic’s The Rescue and Becoming Cousteau are all available for streaming right now on Disney+.

About T.K. Bosacki

Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, TK Bosacki is a professional writer, amateur adventurer, and lifelong Disney Fanatic. His Disney Park days include Space Mountain, Tower of Terror, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and Nomad Lounge. He believes in starting at the Canada pavilion (IYKYK), and the Monorail is superior to all Ferry Boats.

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