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
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 role Mo’Nique in Precious Vera Farmiga in Up in the Air Penélope Cruz in Nine Anna Kendrick in Up in the Air Maggie Gyllenhaal in Crazy Heart
Actor in a supporting role Christoph Waltz in Inglourious Basterds Christopher Plummer in The Last Station Matt Damon in Invictus Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones Woody Harrelson in The Messenger
Actress in a leading role Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side Helen Mirren in The Last Station Gabourey Sidibe in Precious Carey Mulligan in An Education
Actor in a leading role Morgan Freeman in Invictus Jeff Bridges in Crazy Heart George Clooney in Up in the Air Colin Firth in A Single Man Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker
Animated feature film Up (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 film Ajami (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)
Directing Avatar (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 picture Avatar (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 direction Avatar The 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
Cinematography Avatar (Mauro Fiore) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince The Hurt Locker (Barry Ackroyd) Inglourious Basterds (Robert Richardson) The White Ribbon (Christian Berger)
Costume design Bright Star Coco Before Chanel (Catherine Leterrier) The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Monique Prudhomme) Nine (Colleen Atwood) The Young Victoria (Sandy Powell)
Documentary (feature) Burma VJ The 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 Province The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner The Last Track: Closing of a GM Plant Music by Prudence Rabbit a la Berlin
Film editing Avatar District 9 The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Precious
Makeup Il Divo The Young Victoria Star 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 Newman Down in New Orleans, from The Princess and the Frog by Randy Newman Loin de Paname, from Paris 36 Take it All, from Nine by Maury Yeston The Weary Kind, from Crazy Heart by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett
Short film (animated) French Roast Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty Logoramam The Lady and the Reaper A Matter of Loaf and Death
Short film (live action) The Door Instead of Abracadabra Kavi Miracle Fish The New Tenants
Sound editing Avatar The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Star Trek Up
Sound mixing Avatar The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Star Trek Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Visual effects Avatar District 9 Star Trek
RELATED ARTICLES Read more on Granny O’Grimm here Read more on The Secret Of Kells here
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