‘Encanto’ Wins Another ‘Animated Feature Film’ Award

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Another day, another award going into Casita’s trophy case.

On Sunday, March 6, Disney’s Encanto¬†took home the Art Director Guild’s award for an Animated Feature Film.

Walt Disney Animation shared the news on its Instagram, saying,

“A magical home and a magical family ‚ú® #Encanto is the Art Directors Guild Awards winner for Animated Feature Film! Congratulations to Ian Gooding, Lorelay Bov√©, Bill Schwab, Mehrdad Isvandi, and Camille Andre!”


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The Art Directors Guild award is only the lates of a slew of awards, accolades, and nominations that include the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature and Academy Award Nominations. Its song “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” reached #1 on the Top 100 Billboard charts, and it became the first Disney song ever to hit #1 on the UK charts.

This announcement follows Stephanie Beatriz winning a Film Critics Award for “Best Animated or VFX Performance” for her role as Encanto’s¬†central heroine, Mirabel. Click the link below to read our full coverage of that story:

Read More: ‘Encanto’: Stephanie Beatriz Wins Critics Award for ‘Mirabel’ Performance

It is no surprise to this reporter that Disney’s 60th Animated feature film was given the award from the Art Directors Guild. Encanto¬†is visually stunning, especially when it comes to musical numbers like “Surface Pressure,” “What Else Can I Do,” and “We Don’t Talk About Bruno.” The implementation and symbolic use of candlelight are also very impactful.


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Disney’s Encanto¬†collects this award as it steps closer and closer to “Oscar Sunday,” where it is nominated for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score. If it wins Best Original Score, Lin-Manuel Miranda will officially secure EGOT status–having won an Emmy, GRAMMY, Oscar, and Tony. Click the link below to read more about that story.

Read More: EGOT: Lin-Manuel Miranda to Finish’ Grand Slam’ with ‘Encanto’ Oscar Win

Disney’s Encanto¬†is 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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