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2012 Academy Awards

The nominees for the 2012 Academy Awards have been revealed. Taking place on Sunday 26th February, 'Hugo' has been voted in 11 catagories, and 'The Artist' has 10.


Gary Oldman has sent  through the following comment regarding his nomination for Best Actor in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' from Berlin, Germany:


“This afternoon in Berlin I have learned that I was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Actor. You may have heard this before, but it has never been truer than it is for me today, it is extremely humbling, gratifying, and delightful to have your work recognized by the Academy, and to join the celebrated ranks of previous nominees and colleagues. Amazing.”



















Here are the nominations in full:


Best Picture

War Horse

The Artist


The Descendants

The Tree of Life

Midnight in Paris

The Help


Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close


Best Actress

Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs

Rooney Mara - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Viola Davis - The Help

Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady

Michelle Williams - My Week With Marilyn


Best Actor

Demian Bichir -  A Better Life

George Clooney - The Descendants

Jean Dujardin - The Artist

Gary Oldman -  Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Brad Pitt - Moneyball


Supporting Actress

Berenice Bejo - The Artist

Jessica Chastain - The Help

Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids

Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs

Octavia Spencer - The Help


Supporting Actor

Kenneth Branagh - My Week With Marilyn

Jonah Hill - Moneyball

Nick Nolte -  Warrior

Christopher Plummer - Beginners

Max von Sydow - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close


Best Director

Michel Hazanivicus - The Artist

Alexander Payne - The Descendants

Martin Scorsese - Hugo

Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris

Terrence Malick - The Tree of Life


Best Original Screenplay

Michel Hazanivicius  - Best Original Screenplay

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumulo - Bridesmaids

Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris

J.C. Chandor  - Margin Call

Asghar Farhadi - A Separation


Best Adapted Screenplay

Alexander Payne - Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, The Descendants

John Logan - Hugo

George Clooney - Beau Willimon and Grant Heslov, The Ides of March

Steven Zaillian - Aaron Sorkin and Stan Chervin, Moneyball

Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy


Best Foreign Feature



In Darkness

Monsieur Lazhar

A Separation


Best Animated Feature

A Cat in Paris

Chico & Rita

Kung Fu Panda 2

Puss in Boots



Art Direction

The Artist

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2


Midnight in Paris

War Horse



The Artist

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


The Tree of Life

War Horse


Costume Design


The Artist


Jane Eyre



Documentary Feature

Hell and Back Again

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory




Documentary Short Subject

The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement

God Is the Bigger Elvis

Incident in New Baghdad

Saving Face

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom


Film Editing

Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Kevin Tent, The Descendants

Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Thelma Schoonmaker, Hugo

Christopher Tellefsen, Moneyball



Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle, Albert Nobbs

Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland, The Iron Lady


Music (Original Score)

John Williams, The Adventures of Tintin

Ludovic Bource, The Artist

Howard Shore, Hugo

Alberto Iglesias, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

John Williams, War Horse


Music (Original Song)

"Man or Muppet" from The Muppets, Bret McKenzie

"Real in Rio" from Rio, Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett


Sound Editing


The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo


Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon

War Horse


Sound Mixing

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo



Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon

War Horse


Visual Effects

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2


Real Steel

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon


Short Film (Animated)


The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

La Luna

A Morning Stroll

Wild Life


Short Film (Live Action)



The Shore

Time Freak

Tuba Atlantic


Partial Source: The Hollywood Reporter


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Oscars date

Sunday 26th Feb

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