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2016 Oscars: 89th Academy Awards nominees announced


We’re well on the way down the road to the grand 89th Oscars ceremony. In 33 days, we will witness the 2016 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hand out the golden statutes.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”
Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”
Lucas Hedges, “Manchester by the Sea”
Dev Patel, “Lion”
Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”


“La La Land”

Documentary Feature

“Fire at Sea”
“I am Not Your Negro”
“Life, Animated”
“OJ: Made in America”

Documentary Short

“4.1 miles”
“Joe’s Violins”
“Watani: My Homeland”
“The White Helmets”

Foreign Language Film

“Toni Erdmann,” Germany
“The Salesman,” Iran
“A Man Called Ove,” Sweden
“Tanna,” Australia
“Land of Mine,” Denmark

Actor in a Leading Role

Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”
Andrew Garfield, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”
Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic”
Denzel Washington, “Fences”

Sound Editing

“Deepwater Horizon”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”

Sound Mixing

“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
“13 Hours”

Original Song

“City of Stars” (“La La Land”)
“How Far I’ll Go” (“Moana”)
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” (“La La Land”)
“The Empty Chair” (“Jim: The James Foley Story”)
“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” (“Trolls”)

Visual Effects

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The Jungle Book
Doctor Strange
Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them
Kubo and the Two Strings
A Monster Calls

Makeup and Hairstyling

“A Man Called Ove”
“Star Trek Beyond”
“Suicide Squad”

Costume Design

Mary Zophres, “La La Land”
Madeline Fontaine, “Jackie”
Consolata Boyle, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Colleen Atwood, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Joanna Johnston, “Allied”

Animated Short Film

“Blind Vashya”
“Borrowed Time”
“Pear Cider and Cigareets”

Animated Feature Film

“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“My Life as a Zucchini”
“The Red Turtle”

Actress in a Supporting Role

Viola Davis, “Fences”
Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Nicole Kidman, “Lion”Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”
Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”
Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

Actress in a Leading Role:

Emma Stone, “La La Land”
Natalie Portman, “Jackie”
Amy Adams, “Arrival”
Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”

Film Editing

Hell or High Water
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land


Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”
Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”
Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”

Adapted Screenplay

“Lion,” by Luke Davis
“Arrival,” by Eric Heisserer
“Moonlight,” by Barry Jenkins
“Hidden Figures,” by Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder
“Fences,” by August Wilson
Original Screenplay

“Manchester by the Sea,” by Kenneth Lonergan,
“Hell or High Water,” by Taylor Sheridan
“La La Land,” by Damien Chazelle
“20th Century Women,” Mike Mills
“The Lobster,” by Efthymis Filippou and Yorgos Lanthimos


“Hacksaw Ridge”
“Hell or High Water”
“Hidden Figures”
“La La Land”
“Manchester by the Sea”