Academy Award Nominations


The time has finally arrived. We now have all of the nominations for 2019. We will get right to the point, here. As discussed in a previous article, we will go through each and every single category with their own respective articles (this includes snubs, rankings, and opinions). For now, here are the nominees (every single one of them):

Best Picture
Black Panther
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite
Green Book
A Star is Born

Best Director
Spike Lee-BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski-Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos-The Favourite
Alfonso Cuarón-Roma
Adam McKay-Vice

Best Actor
Christian Bale-Vice
Bradley Cooper-A Star is Born
Willem Dafoe-At Eternity’s Gate
Rami Malek-Bohemian Rhapsody
Viggo Mortensen-Green Book

Best Actress
Yalitza Aparicio-Roma
Glenn Close-The Wife
Olivia Coleman-The Favourite
Lady Gaga-A Star is Born
Melissa McCarthy-Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali-Green Book
Adam Driver-BlacKkKlansman
Sam Elliott-A Star is Born
Richard E. Grant-Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell-Vice

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams-Vice
Marina De Tavira-Roma
Regina King-If Beale Street Could Talk
Emma Stone-The Favourite
Rachel Weisz-The Favourite

Best Foreign Language Film
Cold War-Poland
Never Look Away-Germany

Best Live Action Short Film

Best Animated Feature Film
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Animated Short Film
Animal Behaviour
Late Afternoon
One Small Step

Best Documentary Feature
Free Solo
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Minding the Gap
Of Fathers and Sons

Best Documentary Short Subject
Black Sheep
End Game
A Night at the Garden
Period. End of Sentence.

Best Original Screenplay
The Favourite-Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara
First Reformed-Paul Schrader
Green Book-Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
Roma-Alfonso Cuarón
Vice-Adam McKay

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs-Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
BlacKkKlansman-Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee
Can You Ever Forgive Me?-Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
If Beatle Street Could Talk-Barry Jenkins
A Star Is Born-Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters

Best Film Editing
BlacKkKlansman-Barry Alexander Brown
Bohemian Rhapsody-John Ottman
The Favourite-Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Green Book-Patrick J. Don Vito
Vice-Hank Corwin

Best Cinematography
Cold War-Lukasz Źal
The Favourite-Robbie Ryan
Never Look Away-Caleb Deschanel
Roma-Alfonso Cuaròn
A Star is Born-Matthew Libatique

Best Production Design
Black Panther-Hannah Beachler, Jay Hart
The Favourite-Fiona Crombie, Alice Felton
First Man-Nathan Crowley, Kathy Lucas
Mary Poppins Returns-John Myre, Gordon Sim
Roma-Eugenio Caballero, Barbara Enríquez

Best Costume Design
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs-Mary Zophres
Black Panther-Ruth Carter
The Favourite-Sandy Powell
Mary Poppins Returns-Sandy Powell
Mary Queen of Scots-Alexandra Byrne

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Border-Göran Lundström and Pamela Goldammer
Mary Queen of Scots-Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher and Jessica Brooks
Vice-Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe, and Patricia Dehaney

Best Original Score
Black Panther-Ludwig Goransson
BlacKkKlansman-Terence Blanchard
If Beale Street Could Talk-Nicholas Britell
Isle of Dogs-Alexandre Desplat
Mary Poppins Returns-Marc Shaiman

Best Original Song
”All the Stars” from Black Panther-Mark Spears, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Anthony Tiffith and Solana Rowe
”I’ll Fight” from RBG-Diane Warren
”The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns-Marc Shaiman and Scott Whittman
”Shallow” from A Star is Born-Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt
”When a Cowboy Trades his Spurs for Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs-David Rawlings and Gillian Welch

Best Visual Effects
Avengers: Infinity War-Dan Deleeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl and Dan Sudick
Christopher Robin-Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones and Chris Corbould
First Man-Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm
Ready Player One-Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk
Solo: A Star Wars Story-Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Dominic Tuohy

Best Sound Editing
Black Panther-Benjamin A. Burtt and Steve Boeddeker
Bohemian Rhapsody-John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone
First Man-Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan
A Quiet Place-Ethan van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl
Roma-Sergio Diaz and Skip Lievsay

Best Sound Mixing
Black Panther-Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor and Peter Devlin
Bohemian Rhapsody-Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali
First Man-Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis
Roma-Skip Lievsay, Craig Henighan and José Antonio García
A Star is Born-Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Jason Ruder and Steve Morrow

We hope you join us for the Academy Awards Project. Tomorrow, we will start things off with the Best Supporting Actor category.

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Andreas Babiolakis has a Masters degree in Film and Photography Preservation and Collections management from Ryerson University, as well as a Bachelors degree in Cinema Studies from York University. His favourite times of year are the Criterion Collection flash sales and the annual Toronto International Film Festival.