Next up in the act of graciousness are Charlie Kaufman, Jose Rivera and Brad Bird as they give their thanks, just for being nominated for an Oscar award.
Kaufman was nominated for Best Original Screenplay (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Rivera was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay (The Motorcycle Diaries) and Bird was writer/director on The Incredibles, which received four nominations in all.
“I’m very happy with the nominations Kate Winslet and I received. I’m also very happy with the movie itself and the immensely creative work that Kate, Jim Carrey, Michel Gondry and the rest of the cast and crew did. It was a great privilege to work with all of them on this movie.” – Charlie Kaufman
“It is such an honor for The Incredibles to receive four Oscar nominations. I am thrilled that Pixar’s creative team is being recognized for their amazing work by the Academy alongside many other talented nominees. The screenplay nomination is particularly gratifying since storytelling is at the heart of what makes Pixar so special and what makes cinema such an amazing art form. I would like to thank the fantastic folks at Disney and Pixar who helped make this happen.” – Brad Bird
“I’m just waking up and I feel fantastic! This is a great honor for the film.” – JosÃƒÂ© Rivera