2020 Academy Award Nominations

Academy Awards, often referred to as Oscars are the highest honors given in film making. On Monday, January 21, 2020, this years Oscar nomination were announced.  The 92nd Oscars presentation will air live on ABC on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 5pm PST (8pm EST) and will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Every year the entertainment world and motion picture fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards.  Among the Oscar nominees in 2020, Joker received the most nominations with 11, including nominations in the categories of Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role and Directing. Other nominees with multiple nominations include The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood with 10 nominations and Jojo Rabbit, Little Women, Marriage Story and Parasite with six. This years complete list of nominees are as follows:

Best Picture

Best Actor (Performance by an actor in a leading role)

Best Actress (Performance by an actress in a leading role)

Best Supporting Actress (Performance by an actress in a supporting role)

Best Supporting Actor (Performance by an actor in a leading role)

Best Director (Achievement in directing)

Best Animated Feature Film

  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • I Lost My Body
  • Klaus
  • Missing Link
  • Toy Story 4

Best Documentary Feature

  • American Factory
  • The Cave
  • The Edge of Democracy
  • For Sama
  • Honeyland

Best Original Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best International Feature Film (Formerly Best Foreign Language Film)

  • Corpus Christi” (Poland)
  • Honeyland” (North Macedonia)
  • Les Miserables” (France)
  • Pain and Glory” (Spain)
  • Parasite” (South Korea)

Best Original Score (Achievement in music written for motion pictures)

Best Original Song (Achievement in music written for motion pictures)

  • I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4” – Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman
  • (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman” – Music by Elton John
  • I’m Standing With You” from “Breakthrough” – Music and Lyrics by Diane Warren
  • Into the Unknown” from “Frozen II” – Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
  • Stand Up” from “Harriet” – Music and Lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo

Best Animated Short Film

  • Dcera (Daughter)” Director: Daria Kashcheeva
  • Hair Love” Director: Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver
  • Kitbull” Director: Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson
  • Memorable” Director: Bruno Collet and Jean-Francois Le Corre
  • Sister” Director Siqi Song

Best Documentary Short Subject

  • In the Absence” by Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam
  • Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)” by Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva
  • Life Overtakes Me” by John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson
  • St. Louis Superman” by Smiriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
  • Walk Run Cha-Cha” by Laura Nix and Colette Sandstedt

Best Live Action Short Film

  • Brotherhood” Director: Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon
  • Nefta Football Club” Director: Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi
  • The Neighbors’ Window” Director: Marshall Curry
  • Saria” Director: Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre
  • A Sister” Director: Delphine Girard

Best Editing (Achievement in film editing)

Best Visual Effects (Achievement in visual effects)

  • Dan DeLeeuw, Russel Earl, Matt Aitken and Dan Sudick for “Avengers: Endgame
  • Pablo Helman, Leandro Estebecorena, Nelson Sepulveda-Fauser and Stephane Grabli for “The Irishman
  • Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Elliot Newman for “The Lion King
  • Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler and Dominic Tuohy for “1917
  • Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach and Dominic Tuohy for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Sound Editing (Achievement in sound editing)

Best Sound Mixing (Achievement in sound mixing)

  • Bary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Mark Ulano for “Ad Astra
  • Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Steven A. Morrow for “Ford v Ferrari
  • Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland for “Joker
  • Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson for “1917
  • Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler and Mark Ulano for “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best Cinematography (Achievement in cinematography)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling (Achievement in makeup and hairstyling)

  • Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker for “Bombshell
  • Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou for “Joker
  • Jeremy Woodhead for “Judy
  • Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten and David White for “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis and Rebecca Cole for “1917

Best Costume Design (Achievement in Costume Design)

Best Production Design (Achievement in production design)

And The Winner Is …

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