Oscar Nominations

The nominees for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced and winners will be presented on February 26. Nine films were nominated in the Best Picture category. Categories with nominees of genre interest are listed below.

Best Picture

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • Hidden Figures
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Moonlight

Directing

  • Denis Villeneuve for Arrival
  • Mel Gibson for Hacksaw Ridge
  • Damien Chazelle for La La Land
  • Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea
  • Barry Jenkins for Moonlight

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Viola Davis in Fences
  • Naomie Harris in Moonlight
  • Nicole Kidman in Lion
  • Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams in Manchester by the Sea

Adapted Screenplay

  • Arrival
  • Fences
  • Hidden Figures
  • Lion
  • Moonlight

Animated Feature Film

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • The Red Turtle
  • Zootopia

Cinematography

  • Arrival
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

Costume Design

  • Allied
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • La La Land
  • Passengers

Makeup and Hairstyling

  • A Man Called Ove
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Suicide Squad

Sound Editing

  • Arrival
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Sully

Sound Mixing

  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Original Score

  • Jackie
  • La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Passengers

Original Song

  • “Audition (The Fools who Dream),” from La La Land
  • “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” from Trolls
  • ”City of Stars,” from La La Land
  • “The Empty Chair,” from Jim: The James Foley Story
  • “How Far I’ll Go,” from Moana

Animated Short Film

  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time
  • Pear Cider and Cigarettes
  • Pearl
  • Piper

Documentary Feature

  • Fire at Sea
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Life, Animated
  • O.J.: Made in America
  • 13th

Production Design

  • Arrival
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Hail, Caesar!
  • La La Land
  • Passengers

Visual Effects

  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Jungle Book
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Film Editing

  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • La La Land
  • Moonlight

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ETA: Documentary Feature category. Evelyn Leeper pointed out Life, Animated is of genre interest.

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