The Saturn Awards are designed to honor the best films and television series in science fiction, fantasy and horror and the 45th awards had Disney fingerprints all over them. Avengers: Endgame in particular was all over this year’s awards, earning 14 nominations.

  • Out of the 14 nomination it earned, Endgame won six awards, including:
    • Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture
    • Best Actor – Robert Downey Jr.
    • Best Production Design
    • Best Editing
    • Best Make-up
    • Best Special Effects
  • The film might as well have won a seventh awards as well, as Josh Brolin won for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Thanos but won it for Avengers: Infinity War.
  • The remaining nominations for Endgame included:
    • Best Actor – Chris Evans
    • Best Supporting Actor – Jeremy Renner
    • Best Supporting Actress – Karen Gillan and Scarlett Johansson
    • Best Director
    • Best Writing
    • Best Music
    • Best Costume Design
  • Other awards won by Disney, Fox, Marvel, or Pixar films include:
    • Best Fantasy Film – Toy Story 4
    • Best Thriller Film – Bad Times at the El Royale
    • Best Music – Mary Poppins Returns
    • Best Costume Design – Aladdin
  • Other notable film awards that didn’t necessarily go to Disney include:
    • Best Animated Film – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
    • Best Performance by a Younger Actor – Tom Holland for Spider-Man: Far From Home
    • Best Supporting Actress – Zendaya for Spider-Man: Far From Home

  • On the television side, Disney wasn’t exactly as dominant but it did still manage to pick up one win for Best Animated Series on Television with Star Wars Resistance.
  • They picked up one more when it comes to streaming as Marvel’s Daredevil won Best Streaming Superhero Series.
  • Some other notable nominations on the television side included Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger for Best Superhero Series, Fox’s The Orville for Best Science-Fiction Series and a clean sweep of the Best Animated Series nominations with Fox’s The Simpsons and Family Guy, FX’s Archer and Disney Channel’s DuckTales.
 
 

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