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Dolphin Entertainment Congratulates 42West and its Clients for Securing 24 Nominations for the 96th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 24, 2023 / Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLPN), a leading entertainment marketing and content production company, today congratulated its subsidiary, the entertainment PR powerhouse 42West, and its clients on their incredible work being recognized at the 96th Academy Awards.

Apple Original Films' "Killers of the Flower Moon" amassed 10 nominations, including Best Picture. Longtime client Martin Scorsese made history with his 10th nomination for Best Director, positioning him as the most nominated living director and the second most nominated director in Academy Awards history. In addition to Best Picture and Director, Lily Gladstone's nomination for Best Actress marks her as the first Indigenous performer to be nominated in the category. Other nominations for "Killers of the Flower Moon" include Best Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro), Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Original Song, and Best Production Design.

Client MRC's "American Fiction" received five nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Jeffrey Wright), Best Supporting Actor (Sterling K. Brown), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score.

Client Alexander Payne's "The Holdovers" also garnered five nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Paul Giamatti), Best Supporting Actress (Da'Vine Joy Randolph), Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing.

Paramount's "Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning" received two nominations for Best Sound and Best Visual Effects. GKIDS' "The Boy and the Heron" saw a nomination for Best Animated Feature, the distributor's 13th nomination in the category. Toho's "Godzilla Minus One" garnered a historic nomination in Best Visual Effects, with director Takashi Yamazaki becoming the first filmmaker to receive a nomination in the category since 1969.

About 42West

42West, a subsidiary of Dolphin Entertainment, is one of the entertainment industry's leading full-service public-relations firms. With offices in New York and Los Angeles, 42West has four divisions: Talent, Strategic Communications, Entertainment Marketing, and Fandoms & Franchises (formerly known as BHI), the award-winning firm's gaming, consumer products and publishing practice. The agency has developed and executed marketing and publicity strategies for hundreds of movies and television shows as well as countless actors, filmmakers, recording artists, personalities and authors. In addition, 42West provides strategic counsel to a wide variety of high-profile individuals and corporate clients-ranging from movie and pop stars to major studios, charitable organizations, and media conglomerates-looking to raise, reposition, or rehabilitate their public profiles.

About Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.

Dolphin Entertainment is a prominent independent entertainment marketing and production company. Through its subsidiaries, 42West, The Door, and Shore Fire Media, the company offers expert strategic marketing and publicity services to top brands in the film, television, music, gaming, and hospitality industries. All three PR firms have consistently ranked among the top 50 PR firms in the United States. Viewpoint Creative and The Digital Dept. complement these efforts with complete creative branding and production capabilities, as well as social media and influencer marketing services. Dolphin's most recent acquisition, Special Projects, provides talent booking services and event production for high-end clients in the media, entertainment, and fashion industries. Dolphin's legacy content production business, founded by Emmy-nominated CEO Bill O'Dowd, has produced multiple feature films and award-winning digital series. Dolphin has also entered into a multi-year agreement with IMAX to co-produce feature documentaries. To learn more, visit:

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