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Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ Leads With 11 Nominations, ‘Hair Love’ Nominated for Best Animated Short

The Oscar nominations were announced this morning at an ungodly time, 5:18am PST/8:18am EST. This morning’s nominations were hosted by the loveable John Cho and Issa Rae.

The main event will air on February 9th, without host once again. As you’ve likely already seen on social media, there were certainly some snubs afoot this year (typical) and it will be interesting to see what (if anything) comes of it for next year.


Here is the full list of nominees:

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Al Pacino, The Irishman
  • Joe Pesci, The Irishman
  • Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood 
  • Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes 

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Margot Robbie, Bombshell
  • Laura Dern, Marriage Story
  • Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
  • Florence Pugh, Little Women
  • Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell 

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Adam Driver, Marriage Story
  • Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes
  • Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
  • Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Renée Zellweger, Judy
  • Charlize Theron, Bombshell
  • Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
  • Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
  • Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Cinematography

  • Rodrigo Prieto, The Irishman 
  • Lawrence Sher, Joker
  • Jarin Blaschke, The Lighthouse
  • Robert Richardson, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Roger Deakins, 1917

Film Editing

  • Ford v Ferrari
  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Joker
  • Parasite

Production Design

  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • 1917
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Parasite

Visual Effects

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • The Irishman
  • 1917
  • The Lion King

Costume Design

  • The Irish Man
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • 1917
  • Parasite
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Makeup & Hairstyling

  • Bombshell
  • Joker
  • Judy
  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • 1917

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • Little Women written by Greta Gerwig
  • The Two Popes written by Anthony McCarten
  • The Irishman written by Steve Zaillian
  • Jojo Rabbit written by Taika Waititi
  • Joker written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood written by Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite written by Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin Won
  • Knives Out written by Rian Johnson
  • Marriage Story written by Noah Baumbach
  • 1917 written by Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Sound Editing

  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Joker
  • 1917
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Sound Mixing

  • Ad Astra
  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Joker
  • 1917
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Music (Original Score)

  • Alexandre Desplat, Little Women
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir, Joker
  • Randy Newman, Marriage Story
  • Thomas Newman, 1917
  • John Williams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Music (Original Song)

  • “Stand Up” from Harriet
  • “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from Rocketman
  • “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from Toy Story 4
  • “I’m Standing With You” from Breakthrough
  • “Into the Unknown” from Frozen II

Documentary (Feature)

  • American Factory dir. Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar
  • The Cave dir. Feras Fayyad
  • The Edge of Democracy dir. Petra Costa
  • For Sama dir. Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts
  • Honeyland dir. Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • In The Absence dir. Yi Seung-Jun
  • Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You’re A Girl) dir. Carol Dysinger
  • Life Overtakes Me dir. Kristine Samuelson and John Haptas
  • St. Louis Superman dir. Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
  • Walk, Run, Cha-Cha dir. Laura Nix

Short Film (Animated)

  • Dcera (Daughter) dir. Daria Kashcheeva
  • Hair Love dir. Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Tolvier
  • Kitbull dir. Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson
  • Memorable dir. Bruno Collett and Jean-François Le Corre
  • Sister dir. Siqi Song

Short Film (Live Action)

  • Brotherhood dir. Meryam Joobeur and Maria Garcia Turgeon
  • Nefta Football Club dir. Yves Plat and Damien Megherbi
  • The Neighbors’ Window dir. Marshall Curry
  • Saria dir. Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre
  • A Sister dir. Delphine Girard

Animated Feature Film

  • Klaus dir. Sergio Pablos
  • How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World dir. Dean DeBlois
  • I Lost My Body dir. Jérémy Clapin
  • Missing Link dir. Chris Butler
  • Toy Story 4 dir. Josh Cooley

Foreign Language Film

  • Corpus Christi dir. Jan Komasa (Poland)
  • Honeyland dir. Tamara Kotevska and Ljubo Stefanov (North Macedonia)
  • Les Misérable dir. Ladj Ly (France)
  • Pain and Glory dir. Pedro Almodóvar (Spain)
  • Parasite dir. Bong Joon-ho (South Korea)

Directing

  • Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
  • Todd Phillips, Joker
  • Sam Mendes, 1917
  • Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Best Picture

  • Ford V Ferrari
  • The Irishman
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Joker
  • Little Women
  • Marriage Story
  • 1917
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Parasite

Hello! My name is Ferdosa Abdi. I am a News Reporter for GOC. Somali-Canadian. Carleton University (almost) graduate. Aspiring film festival programmer. I write stories. I am in love with Eva Green. I love science fiction, period dramas, and fantasy movies and TV shows.

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