Oscar Reactions From ‘The Boxtrolls’ And ‘The Theory Of Everything’

“THE BOXTROLLS” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best animated feature film of the year- Academy Awards

“One word – HONORED! We are honored and humbled to accept this nomination in recognition of our amazingly talented cast and crew – the artists, actors, craftspeople, and freaks who brought The Boxtrolls to life. We are eternally grateful to them and to our fearless leaders, producers Travis Knight and David Bleiman Ichioka, for making it all possible. Thank you so much, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, for including us in this great list of nominees! We would be thrilled to sit in the dark and clap for any one of them.”

— Anthony Stacchi and Graham Annable, directors of THE BOXTROLLS, Academy Award nominee(s) for Best Animated Feature Film

“THE BOXTROLLS” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best animated feature film of the year- Academy Awards

“What an odd and lovely way to greet the day. I’m overjoyed that the Academy has honored us with this nomination. Cobbled together over well-nigh a decade, THE BOXTROLLS was a labor of unwavering love crafted one frame at a time by a superb community of actors, artists, mad geniuses, steely-eyed pragmatists, and starry-eyed dreamers. I’m so pleased with the recognition of their artistry. It shows that original stories are valued, along with the weird people who make them.”
— Travis Knight, producer of THE BOXTROLLS, Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature Film

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)- Jóhann Jóhannsson

“I’m deeply honored to be nominated for composing this score. Filmmaking is a collaborative medium, and I was lucky to work with artists of amazing caliber on THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING: the actors, the screenwriter, and the director, James Marsh — who has my gratitude for inviting me to be a part of his team and for being a brilliant, inspiring and generous collaborator. My thanks to the AMPAS members for this recognition.”
— Jóhann Jóhannsson, nominee for Best Original Score (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)

“THE THEORY OF EVERTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay and Best motion picture of the year- Academy Awards

“Thank you, members of the Academy! I am humbled to learn of our most prestigious nominations. To be in the company of such great writers and producers and artists is a tribute to our film, to our talented team who worked so hard to bring this story to life, and, most importantly, to the extraordinary example provided us all by Jane and Stephen Hawking.”

— Anthony McCarten, Academy Award nominee for Best Picture (as producer of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING) and Best Adapted Screenplay (as screenwriter of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)

“THE THEORY OF EVERTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best motion picture of the year- Academy Awards

“I am thrilled that the Academy members have embraced THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, as it is truly one of the most inspirational stories I have ever known. I hope our movie inspires people around the world to do as Jane and Stephen Hawking did: to reach beyond their realities and discover the unimaginable.”
— Lisa Bruce, Academy Award nominee for Best Picture (as producer of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, for Best Actor- Academy Awards

“I’m so incredibly honored to be recognized by the Academy, and even more thrilled to share this honor with the entire family of filmmakers, cast, and crew of “The Theory of Everything.” This role was a once in a lifetime experience. Congratulations to my fellow nominees, thank you to the Academy, and thank you most of all to Stephen and Jane Hawking.”

-Eddie Redmayne, Academy Award Nominee for Best Actor In A Leading Role (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, for Best Actress in a Leading Role- Academy Awards

“I’m overwhelmed at this incredible news. This is a huge, huge honor. My deepest gratitude to the members of the Academy. I’ll look forward to celebrating this with everyone involved in THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING. Thank you so much.”

-Felicity Jones, Academy Award Nominee for Best Actress In A Leading Role (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)

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