2020 Oscar Nominations Announced

Earlier today, the 92nd Oscars nominations were announced in all 24 categories. From January 30 through February 4, active members of the Academy will vote for the winners, which will be announced on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood and televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.   

Joker leads with 11 nominations, but three movies—The Irishman, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood and 1917—follow close behind with ten nominations each. Not surprisingly, each of all four movies, which combine inventive storytelling with powerful and provocative visuals, have nominations for Best Cinematography, Best Directing and Best Motion Picture Of The Year.    

Here are some selected highlights of the Oscar nominations:   

The Nominees For Cinematography

  • The Irishman (Netflix): Rodrigo Prieto
  • Joker (Warner Bros.): Lawrence Sher
  • The Lighthouse (A24): Jarin Blaschke
  • 1917 (Universal/Amblin Partners): Roger Deakins
  • Once upon a Time…in Hollywood (Sony Pictures Releasing): Robert Richardson

The Nominees For Directing

  • The Irishman (Netflix): Martin Scorsese
  • Joker (Warner Bros.): Todd Phillips
  • 1917 (Universal/Amblin Partners): Sam Mendes
  • Once upon a Time…in Hollywood (Sony Pictures Releasing): Quentin Tarantino
  • Parasite (Neon): Bong Joon Ho

The Nominees For Best Motion Picture Of The Year

  • Ford v Ferrari (Walt Disney)—A 20th Century Fox Production: Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping and James Mangold, Producers
  • The Irishman (Netflix)—A Netflix/Tribeca Productions/Sikelia Productions/Winkler Films Production: Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers
  • Jojo Rabbit (Fox Searchlight)—A Defender Films/Piki Films Production: Carthew Neal and Taika Waititi, Producers
  • Joker (Warner Bros.)—A Joint Effort Production: Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers
  • Little Women (Sony Pictures Releasing)—A Columbia Pictures/Regency Enterprises Production: Amy Pascal, Producer
  • Marriage Story (Netflix)—A Netflix/HeyDay Films Production: Noah Baumbach and David Heyman, Producers
  • 1917 (Universal/Amblin Partners)—A DreamWorks Pictures Production: Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren and Callum McDougall, Producers
  • Once upon a Time…in Hollywood (Sony Pictures Releasing—A Columbia Pictures Production: David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh and Quentin Tarantino, Producers
  • Parasite (Neon)—A Barunson E&A Production: Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho, Producers

The Nominees For Best Documentary Feature

  • American Factory (Netflix)—A Higher Ground Productions and Participant Media Production: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert
  • The Cave (National Geographic)—A National Geographic Documentary Films/Danish Documentary Production in co-production with Ma.Ja.De/Hecat Studio Paris/Madam Films Production: Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær
  • The Edge of Democracy (Netflix)—A Busca Vida Filmes in association with Violet Films Production: Petra Costa, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris and Tiago Pavan
  • For Sama (PBS Distribution/Channel 4/Frontline)—A Channel 4 News/ITN Productions/Channel 4/Frontline/PBS Production: Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watt
  • Honeyland (Neon)—A Pharmachem/Apolo Media/Trice Films Production: Ljubo Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska and Atanas Georgiev

For a complete list of nominees, go to oscar.go.com/news/nominations/oscar-nominations-2020-list-nominees-by-category