Fresh off of its wins for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score at the 82nd annual Academy Awards, Disney/Pixar’s Up has received another major award nomination.
The World Science Fiction Convention has given Up a nomination for the award “Best Dramatic Presentation-Long Form,” which is awarded to films or television programs of a running time greater than 90 minutes, at the 2010 Hugo Awards.
The Hugo Awards, named in honor of Hugo Gernsback (the founder of the seminal sci-fi and fantasy magazine Amazing Stories), honor the best works in science fiction and fantasy. They have annually been awarded since 1955.
Nominated for Up are the film’s co-writers/co-directors Bob Peterson and Pete Docter and third co-writer Thomas McCarthy.
Up will be up against:
Screenplay and Directed by James Cameron (Twentieth Century Fox)
Screenplay by Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell; Directed by Neill Blomkamp (TriStar Pictures)
Screenplay by Nathan Parker; Story and Directed by Duncan Jones (Liberty Films)
Screenplay by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman; Directed by J.J. Abrams (Paramount)
The 2010 Hugo Awards will be given out at “AussieCon 4,” the 68th World Science Fiction Convention, in Melbourne, Australia on September 2-6, 2010. A full list of 2010 Hugo Award nominees can be found here.