5 Irish nominations at this years awards – The Secret Of Kells, Granny O’Grimm and The Door The 2010 Oscar nominations were revealed this morning. The awards will take place on Sunday March 7th 2010. For the first time since the 40s-back when “Casablanca” was named best picture-the Oscars will feature ten films competing for best picture of the year: “Avatar,” “The Blind Side,” “District 9,” “An Education,” “The Hurt Locker,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Precious,” “A Serious Man,” “Up,” and“Up in the Air.” Special congratulations go to the 5 Irish nominations ‘The Door’, is nominated for best Short Film, The Secret Of Kells is nominated for Best Animated feature Irish born Richie Baneham is nominated for his work on Visual Effects in Avatar Peter J Devlin is nominated for his work on Sound Editing in Star Trek and Brown Bag Films, have their wonderful animation Granny O’Grimm nominated in the best animated short category. Meanwhile, Meryl Streep set a record with her 16th Oscar nomination, putting her even further ahead of Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson (both at 12). Though Hepburn won four lead-actress Oscars and Nicholson a pair of lead-actor Academy Awards as well as a supporting one, Streep has just one lead Oscar and a supporting prize to show for all her nominations. Here is the list in full – Stay tuned to Movies.ie for more Oscar news – including live coverage on March 7th! Actress in a supporting roleMo’Nique in PreciousVera Farmiga in Up in the Air Penélope Cruz in Nine Anna Kendrick in Up in the AirMaggie Gyllenhaal in Crazy Heart Actor in a supporting roleChristoph Waltz in Inglourious BasterdsChristopher Plummer in The Last StationMatt Damon in InvictusStanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones Woody Harrelson in The Messenger Actress in a leading roleMeryl Streep in Julie & Julia Sandra Bullock in The Blind SideHelen Mirren in The Last StationGabourey Sidibe in PreciousCarey Mulligan in An Education Actor in a leading roleMorgan Freeman in InvictusJeff Bridges in Crazy HeartGeorge Clooney in Up in the AirColin Firth in A Single ManJeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker Animated feature filmUp (Pete Docter and Bob Peterson)The Princess and the Frog (Ron Clements and John Musker)Coraline (Henry Selick)Fantastic Mr Fox (Wes Anderson)The Secret of Kells (Tomm Moore) Foreign language filmAjami (Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani, Israel)A Prophet (Jacques Audiard, France)The Secret of Her Eyes (Juan Jose Campanella, Argentina)The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke, Germany)The Milk of Sorrow (Claudia Llosa, Peru) DirectingAvatar (James Cameron)The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)Jason Reitman (Up in the Air)Lee Daniels (Precious) Writing (adapted screenplay)District 9 (Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell)An Education (Nick Hornby)Precious (Geoffrey Fletcher)Up in the Air (Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner)In the Loop (Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin and Tony Roche) Writing (original screenplay)The Hurt Locker (Mark Boal)Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen)Up (Pete Docter and Bob Petersen)The Messenger (Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman) Best pictureAvatar (James Cameron – director; Brooke Breton , Laeta Kalogridis, Jon Landau, Josh McLaglen, Janace Tashjian, Peter M Tobyansen, Colin Wilson – producers)District 9 (Neill Blomkamp – director, Bill Block, Philippa Boyens, Carolynne Cunningham, Elliot Ferwerda, Paul Hanson, Peter Jackson, Ken Kamins, Michael S Murphey – producers)An Education (Lone Scherfig)The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)Inglourious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)Precious (Lee Daniels)A Serious Man (Joel and Ethan Coen)Up in the Air (Jason Reitman)The Blind Side (John Lee Hancock)Up Art directionAvatarThe Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (art direction: Dan Hermansen and Denis Schnegg; set decoration: Caroline Smith and Shane Vieau)Nine (art direction: Peter Findley, Phil Harvey, Simon Lamont; set decoration: Gordon Sim)Sherlock Holmes (art direction: James Foster, Nick Gottschalk, Matthew Gray, Niall Moroney; set decoration: Katie Spencer)The Young Victoria CinematographyAvatar (Mauro Fiore)Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceThe Hurt Locker (Barry Ackroyd)Inglourious Basterds (Robert Richardson)The White Ribbon (Christian Berger) Costume designBright StarCoco Before Chanel (Catherine Leterrier)The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Monique Prudhomme)Nine (Colleen Atwood)The Young Victoria (Sandy Powell) Documentary (feature)Burma VJThe Cove (Louie Psihoyos)Food, Inc (Robert Kenner)The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith)Which Way Home? Documentary (short subject)China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan ProvinceThe Last Campaign of Governor Booth GardnerThe Last Track: Closing of a GM PlantMusic by PrudenceRabbit a la Berlin Film editingAvatarDistrict 9The Hurt LockerInglourious BasterdsPrecious MakeupIl DivoThe Young VictoriaStar Trek Music (original score)Avatar (James Horner)Fantastic Mr Fox (Alexandre Desplat)Up (Michael Giacchino)The Hurt Locker (Marco Beltrami and Buck Sanders)Sherlock Holmes (Hans Zimmer) Music (original song)Almost There, from The Princess and the Frog by Randy NewmanDown in New Orleans, from The Princess and the Frog by Randy NewmanLoin de Paname, from Paris 36Take it All, from Nine by Maury YestonThe Weary Kind, from Crazy Heart by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett Short film (animated)French RoastGranny O’Grimm’s Sleeping BeautyLogoramamThe Lady and the ReaperA Matter of Loaf and Death Short film (live action)The DoorInstead of AbracadabraKaviMiracle FishThe New Tenants Sound editingAvatarThe Hurt LockerInglourious Basterds Star TrekUp Sound mixingAvatarThe Hurt LockerInglourious BasterdsStar TrekTransformers: Revenge of the Fallen Visual effectsAvatarDistrict 9Star Trek RELATED ARTICLESRead more on Granny O’Grimm hereRead more on The Secret Of Kells here Stay tuned to Movies.ie for more Oscar news – including live coverage on March 7th!