Oscar Nominations For 2018!

The Academy Awards have announced the Oscar Nominations for 2018! Jimmy Kimmel will host the show on March 4th. The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro led all other movies in the amount of nominations they had with 12. Logan becomes the first superhero film to be nominated for Adapted Screenplay. Rachel Morrison becomes the first woman to be nominated for best cinematography for her work in Mudbound. Here are the list of nominees.

Best Picture

  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk
  • Get Out
  • Lady Bird
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Post
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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  • Paul Thomas Anderson for Phantom Thread
  • Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk
  • Greta Gurwig for Lady Bird
  • Guillermo del Toro for The Shape of Water
  • Jordan Peele for Get Out

Leading Actor

  • Daniel Day-Lewis from Phantom Thread
  • Daniel Kaluuya from Get Out
  • Gary Oldman from Darkest Hour
  • Timothée Chalamet from Call Me By Your Name
  • Denzel Washington from Roman J. Israel

Leading Actress

  • Frances McDormand from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie from I, Tonya
  • Meryl Streep from The Post
  • Sally Hawkins from The Shape of Water
  • Saoirse Ronan from Lady Bird

Supporting Actor

  • Christopher Plummer from All the Money in the World
  • Richard Jenkins from The Shape of Water
  • Sam Rockwell from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Willem Dafoe from The Florida Project
  • Woody Harrelson from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Supporting Actress

  • Allison Janney from I, Tonya
  • Laurie Metcalf from Lady Bird
  • Mary J. Blige from Mudbound
  • Octavia Spencer from The Shape of Water
  • Lesley Manville from Phantom Thread

Adapted Screenplay (Writing)

  • Aaron Sorkin for Molly’s Game
  • Dee Rees & Virgil Williams for Mudbound
  • James Ivory for Call Me By Your Name
  • Scott Frank, Michael Green, & James Mangold for Logan
  • Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber for The Disaster Artist

Original Screenplay (Writing)

  • Martin McDonagh for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani for The Big Sick
  • Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird
  • Jordan Peele for Get Out
  • Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor for The Shape of Water


  • Bruno Delbonnel for Darkest Hour
  • Dan Laustsen for The Shape of Water
  • Hoyte van Hoytema for Dunkirk
  • Rachel Morrison for Mudbound
  • Roger Deakins for Blade Runner 2049

Film Editing

  • Jon Gregory from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Lee Smith for Dunkirk
  • Paul Machliss & Jonathan Amos for Baby Driver
  • Sidney Wolinsky for The Shape of Water
  • Tatiana S. Riegel for I, Tonya

Production Design

  • Dennis Gassner for Blade Runner 2049
  • Nathan Crawley for Dunkirk
  • Paul D. Austerberry for The Shape of Water
  • Sarah Greenwood for Beauty and the Beast and Darkest Hour

Visual Effects

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Guardians of the Galaxy 2
  • Kong: Skull Island
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • War for the Plant of the Apes

Costume Design

  • Jacqueline Durran for Beauty and the Beast and Darkest Hour
  • Luis Sequeira for The Shape of Water
  • Mark Bridges for Phantom Thread
  • Consolata Boyle for Victoria and Abdul

Makeup and Hairstyling

  • Darkest Hour
  • Victoria and Abdul
  • Wonder

Sound Editing

  • Baby Driver
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Shape of Water

Sound Mixing

  • Baby Driver
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Original Score (Music)

  • Alexandre Desplat for The Shape of Water
  • Hans Zimmer for Dunkirk
  • Jonny Greenwood for Phantom Thread
  • Carter Burwell for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • John Williams for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Original Song (Music)

  • “Mystery Of Love” from Call Me By Your Name 
  • “Remember Me” from Coco
  • “Standing Up For Something” from Marshall
  • “Mighty River” from Mudbound
  • “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman

Feature Documentary

  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail from Director Steve James
  • Faces Places from Director Agnès Varda and JR
  • Icarus for Director Bryan Fogel
  • Last Men in Aleppo for Director Firas Fayyad
  • Strong Island for Director Yance Ford

Short Subject Documentary

  • Edith+Eddie from Director Laura Checkoway
  • Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405 from Director Frank Stiefel
  • Heroin(e) from Director Patrick Coker and Isaiah Mackson
  • Knife Skills from Director Thomas Lennon
  • Traffic Stop – from Director Kate Davis

Animated Short Film

  • Dear Basketball from Director Glen Kean (Glen Keane Productions)
  • Garden Party from Director Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon (MOPA)
  • Lou from Director Dave Mullins (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • Negative Space from Director Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata (Ikki Films)
  • Revolting Rhymes from Director Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer (Magic Light Pictures)

Live Action Short Film

  • DeKalb Elementary from Director Reed Van Dyk (UCLA)
  • The Eleven O’Clock from Director Derin Seale (FINCH)
  • My Nephew Emmett from Director Kevin Wilson, Jr. (New York University)
  • The Silent Child from Director Chris Overton (Slick Films)
  • Watu Wote/All of Us from Director Katja Benrath (Hamburg Media School)

Animated Feature Film

  • The Boss Baby from Director Tom McGarth
  • The Breadwinner from Director Nora Twomey
  • Coco from Director Lee Unkrich
  • Ferdinand from Director Carlos Saldanha
  • Loving Vincent from Director Dorota Kobiela & Hugh Welchman

Foreign Language Film

  • A Fantastic Woman from Director Sebastián Lelio (Chile)
  • The Insult from Director Ziad Doueiri (Lebanon)
  • Loveless from Director Andrey Zvyagintsev (Russia)
  • On Body and Soul from Director Ildikó Enyedi (Hungary)
  • The Square from Director Ruben Östlund (Sweden)

Sources: Geeks of Color

Written by Neil Sharma

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