The 81st Golden Globe Awards announced the 2024 nominees and among them are Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film, The Boy and The Heron, and Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume, both in the Best Animated Motion Picture category. The Boy and the Heron was also nominated for Best Original Score, making this the first nomination for composer Joe Hisashi who has worked with Miyazaki for decades.
The Boy and The Heron, animated by iconic Studio Ghibli, premiered in Japan this July. It had its international premiere at the 2023 Toronto International Film Festival. The US premiere came at the 61st annual New York Film Festival. The movie has been screening in North American cinemas since December 8. It was also nominated at the Critics Choice Awards in the Best Animated Film category.
Joining these two anime movies, are Super Mario Bros. Movie (“Peaches” is also nominated for Best Original Song), Elemental, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, and Wish.
The Golden Globe Awards is an award ceremony recognizing and honoring artists, professionals, and their works. It was first created in 1944 and has been held every year in January since then. The award ceremony is in its 81st year and will be shown live on CBS television on January 7, 2024.
Source: Golden Globe Awards
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