The 2017 Academy Awards – The Nominations


The Oscars are only round the corner and the nominations are in! Here is a list of the notable categories and their nominations:

Best Motion Picture



Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land


Manchester By The Sea


Best Leading Actor

Casey Affleck – Manchester By The Sea

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling – La La Land

Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington – Fences

Best Leading Actress

Isabelle Huppert – Elle

Ruth Negga – Loving

Natalie Portman – Jackie

Emma Stone – La La Land

Meryl Streep – Florence Forster Jenkins

Best Director

Dennis Villeneuve – Arrival

Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge

Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester By The Sea

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Best Music Written for Motion Pictures

Mica Levi – Jackie

Justin Hurwitz – La La Land

Dustin O’Halloran, Volker Bertelmann – Lion

Nicholas Britell – Moonlight

Thomas Newman – Passengers

Best Documentary

Fire At Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

O.J: Made In America


Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali – Moonlight

Jeff Bridges – Hell Or High Water

Lucas Hedges – Manchester By The Sea

Dev Patel – Lion

Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis – Fences

Naomie Harris – Moonlight

Nicole Kidman – Lion

Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams – Manchester By The Sea

Best Animation

Kubo and the Two Strings


My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle


Best Cinematography

Bradford Young – Arrival

Linus Sandgren – La La Land

Greig Fraser – Lion

James Laxton – Moonlight

Rodrigo Prieto – Silence

The 89th Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, takes place in Hollywood on the 26th February 2017.


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