Los Angeles, CA — Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, joined by Oscar-winning and nominated Academy members Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe and Ken Watanabe, announced the 89th Academy Awards nominations today.
This year’s nominations were announced in a pre-taped video package at 5:18 a.m. PT via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, and the Academy’s digital platforms; a satellite feed and broadcast media. In keeping with tradition, PwC delivered the Oscars nominations list to the Academy on the evening of January 23.
Academy members from each of the 17 branches vote to determine the nominees in their respective categories – actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors, etc. In the Animated Feature Film and Foreign Language Film categories, nominees are selected by a vote of multi-branch screening committees. All voting members are eligible to select the Best Picture nominees. Active members of the Academy are eligible to vote for the winners in all 24 categories beginning Monday, February 13 through Tuesday, February 21.
The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
- With 14 nominations, La La Land ties the record held by All about Eve (1950) and Titanic (1997).
- Kevin O’Connell and Andy Nelson, each with 21 nominations for Sound Mixing, are tied for the most nominations in the category since nominations began going to individuals in 1961.
- With their nomination for Sound Editing for La La Land, Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan become the first female team to be nominated in the category. Six other women have a combined total of 10 nominations and five wins for Sound Editing.
- With their Best Picture nominations for Moonlight, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner become the first individual producers to have nominations in the Best Picture category in four consecutive years.
- La La Land is the first musical with original music and story to receive a Best Picture nomination since All That Jazz (1979) and the second since Anchors Aweigh (1945).
- With his Best Picture nomination for Manchester by the Sea, Matt Damon becomes only the third individual to be nominated in the Acting, Writing and Best Picture categories. The others are Warren Beatty and George Clooney.
- Denzel Washington is the seventh individual to receive Acting and Best Picture nominations for the same film, joining Warren Beatty, Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper.
- In the acting categories, seven individuals are first-time nominees (Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Lucas Hedges, Dev Patel, Isabelle Huppert, Ruth Negga and Naomie Harris). Six of the nominees are previous acting winners (Denzel Washington, Jeff Bridges, Natalie Portman, Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Octavia Spencer).
- Meryl Streep extends her lead as the most nominated performer with her 20th nomination.
- Kubo and the Two Strings is the second fully animated film to be nominated in the Visual Effects category. The first was The Nightmare before Christmas (1993).
- With a running time of 7 hours 47 minutes, Documentary Feature nominee O.J.: Made in America is the longest film ever nominated for an Academy Award.
- Mica Levi, nominated for Original Score for Jackie, is the eighth woman to be nominated in the music scoring categories. Thomas Newman’s nomination for Original Score for Passengers is his 14th and brings the total for members of the Newman family (Alfred, Lionel, Emil, Thomas, David and Randy) to 90, more than any other family.
- Stuart Craig has the most nominations for Production Design of any living person with 11. The all-time record in the category belongs to Cedric Gibbons with 38 nominations.
- Kim Magnusson, with his sixth nomination for Live Action Short Film, has produced the most films nominated in the short film categories of any living person.
- “The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story is the seventh song from a documentary feature to be nominated and the fifth in the past five years.
89th Academy Awards Nominees
ARRIVAL, Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Aaron Ryder and David Linde, Producers
FENCES, Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington and Todd Black, Producers
HACKSAW RIDGE, Bill Mechanic and David Permut, Producers
HELL OR HIGH WATER, Carla Hacken and Julie Yorn, Producers
HIDDEN FIGURES, Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams and Theodore Melfi, Producers
LA LA LAND, Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz and Marc Platt, Producers
LION, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Angie Fielder, Producers
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck and Kevin J. Walsh, Producers
MOONLIGHT, Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers
ARRIVAL, Sylvain Bellemare
DEEPWATER HORIZON, Wylie Stateman and Renée Tondelli
HACKSAW RIDGE, Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright
LA LA LAND, Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan
SULLY, Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
ARRIVAL, Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Claude La Haye
HACKSAW RIDGE, Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace
LA LA LAND, Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee and Steve A. Morrow
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson
13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI, Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Mac Ruth
ARRIVAL, Bradford Young
LA LA LAND, Linus Sandgren
LION, Greig Fraser
MOONLIGHT, James Laxton
SILENCE, Rodrigo Prieto
DEEPWATER HORIZON, Craig Hammack, Jason Snell, Jason Billington and Burt Dalton
DOCTOR STRANGE, Stephane Ceretti, Richard Bluff, Vincent Cirelli and Paul Corbould
THE JUNGLE BOOK, Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean and Brad Schiff
ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, John Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel and Neil Corbould
ARRIVAL, Joe Walker
HACKSAW RIDGE, John Gilbert
HELL OR HIGH WATER, Jake Roberts
LA LA LAND, Tom Cross
MOONLIGHT, Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon
ALLIED, Joanna Johnston
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, Colleen Atwood
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS, Consolata Boyle
JACKIE, Madeline Fontaine
LA LA LAND, Mary Zophres
ARRIVAL, Denis Villeneuve
HACKSAW RIDGE, Mel Gibson
LA LA LAND, Damien Chazelle
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Kenneth Lonergan
MOONLIGHT, Barry Jenkins
FIRE AT SEA, Gianfranco Rosi and Donatella Palermo
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO, Raoul Peck, Rémi Grellety and Hébert Peck
LIFE, ANIMATED, Roger Ross Williams and Julie Goldman
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA, Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow
13TH, Ava DuVernay, Spencer Averick and Howard Barish
DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
EXTREMIS, Dan Krauss
4.1 MILES, Daphne Matziaraki
JOE’S VIOLIN, Kahane Cooperman and Raphaela Neihausen
WATANI: MY HOMELAND, Marcel Mettelsiefen and Stephen Ellis
THE WHITE HELMETS, Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner
MOANA, John Musker, Ron Clements and Osnat Shurer
MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI, Claude Barras and Max Karli
THE RED TURTLE, Michael Dudok de Wit and Toshio Suzuki
ZOOTOPIA, Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
LAND OF MINE, Denmark
A MAN CALLED OVE, Sweden
THE SALESMAN, Iran
TONI ERDMANN, Germany
SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
BLIND VAYSHA, Theodore Ushev
BORROWED TIME, Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj
PEAR CIDER AND CIGARETTES, Robert Valley and Cara Speller
PEARL, Patrick Osborne
PIPER, Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer
SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
ENNEMIS INTÉRIEURS, Sélim Azzazi
LA FEMME ET LE TGV, Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff
SILENT NIGHTS, Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson
SING, Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy
TIMECODE, Juanjo Giménez
MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
A MAN CALLED OVE, Eva von Bahr and Love Larson
STAR TREK BEYOND, Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo
SUICIDE SQUAD, Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson
ARRIVAL, Production Design: Patrice Vermette; Set Decoration: Paul Hotte
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
HAIL, CAESAR!, Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
LA LA LAND, Production Design: David Wasco; Set Decoration: Sandy Reynolds-Wasco
PASSENGERS, Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Gene Serdena
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
JACKIE, Mica Levi
LA LA LAND, Justin Hurwitz
LION, Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka
MOONLIGHT, Nicholas Britell
PASSENGERS, Thomas Newman
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
AUDITION (THE FOOLS WHO DREAM), from La La Land;
Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
CAN’T STOP THE FEELING from Trolls;
Music and Lyric by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster
CITY OF STARS, from La La Land;
Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
THE EMPTY CHAIR from Jim: The James Foley Story;
Music and Lyric by J. Ralph and Sting
HOW FAR I’LL GO, from Moana;
Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
ARRIVAL, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer
FENCES, Screenplay by August Wilson
HIDDEN FIGURES, Screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi
LION, Screenplay by Luke Davies
MOONLIGHT, Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney
WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
HELL OR HIGH WATER, Written by Taylor Sheridan
LA LA LAND, Written by Damien Chazelle
THE LOBSTER, Written by Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, Written by Kenneth Lonergan
20TH CENTURY WOMEN, Written by Mike Mills
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
CASEY AFFLECK, Manchester by the Sea
ANDREW GARFIELD, Hacksaw Ridge
RYAN GOSLING, La La Land
VIGGO MORTENSEN, Captain Fantastic
DENZEL WASHINGTON, Fences
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
MAHERSHALA ALI, Moonlight
JEFF BRIDGES, Hell or High Water
LUCAS HEDGES, Manchester by the Sea
DEV PATEL, Lion
MICHAEL SHANNON, Nocturnal Animals
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
ISABELLE HUPPERT, Elle
RUTH NEGGA, Loving
NATALIE PORTMAN, Jackie
EMMA STONE, La La Land
MERYL STREEP, Florence Foster Jenkins
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
VIOLA DAVIS, Fences
NAOMIE HARRIS, Moonlight
NICOLE KIDMAN, Lion
OCTAVIA SPENCER, Hidden Figures
MICHELLE WILLIAMS, Manchester by the Sea
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