Finding Nemo: Young Cheerful Clownfish
Finding Nemo is an animated adventure film, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Finding Nemo was released on May 30, 2003 Written and directed by Andrew Stanton with co-direction by Lee Unkrich, It tells the story of the overprotective ocellaris clownfish named Marlin who, along with a regal blue tang named Dory, searches for his abducted son Nemo all the way to Sydney Harbour. Along the way, Marlin learns to take risks and comes to terms with Nemo taking care of himself. Finding Nemo became the highest-grossing animated film at the time and was the second-highest-grossing film of 2003,
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Produced by: Graham Walters
Screenplay by: Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds
Story by: Andrew Stanton
Starring: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe
Music by: Thomas Newman, Cinematography, Sharon Calahan, Jeremy Lasky
Edited by: David Ian Salter
Production company: Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios
Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
Release date: May 30, 2003
Running time: 100 minutes
Country: United States
Budget: $94 million
Box office: $940.3 million
Besidess winning the Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards, the National Board of Review Awards, Finding Nemo also won the Academy Award and Saturn Award for Best Animated Film. It also won the award for Best Animated Film at the Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards, the Online Film Critics Society Awards, and the Toronto Film Critics Association Awards.
The film received many other awards, Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Movie and Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie (Ellen DeGeneres), and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress (Ellen DeGeneres).
The film was also nominated for two Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress (Ellen DeGeneres), a Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, and two MTV Movie Awards, for Best Movie and Best Comedic Performance (Ellen DeGeneres).