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Oscar Winners 2019 | List of Nominees by Category

Best motion picture of the year

BLACK PANTHER | Kevin Feige, Producer
BLACKkKLANSMAN | Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele and Spike Lee, Producers
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY | Graham King, Producer
THE FAVOURITE | Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday and Yorgos Lanthimos, Producers
 GREEN BOOK | Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga, Producers
ROMA | Gabriela Rodríguez and Alfonso Cuarón, Producers
A STAR IS BORN | Bill Gerber, Bradley Cooper and Lynette Howell Taylor, Producers
VICE | Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adam McKay and Kevin Messick, Producers

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Yalitza Aparicio in ROMA
Glenn Close in THE WIFE
 Olivia Colman in THE FAVOURITE
Lady Gaga in A STAR IS BORN
Melissa McCarthy in CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?


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Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Amy Adams in VICE
Marina de Tavira in ROMA
 Regina King in IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
Emma Stone in THE FAVOURITE
Rachel Weisz in THE FAVOURITE

Performance by an actor in a leading role

Christian Bale in VICE
Bradley Cooper in A STAR IS BORN
Willem Dafoe in AT ETERNITY’S GATE
 Rami Malek in BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY
Viggo Mortensen in GREEN BOOK

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

 Mahershala Ali in GREEN BOOK
Adam Driver in BLACKkKLANSMAN
Sam Elliott in A STAR IS BORN
Richard E. Grant in CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
Sam Rockwell in VICE

Best animated feature film of the year

INCREDIBLES 2 | Brad Bird, John Walker and Nicole Paradis Grindle
ISLE OF DOGS | Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson
MIRAI | Mamoru Hosoda and Yuichiro Saito
RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET | Rich Moore, Phil Johnston and Clark Spencer
 SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE | Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller

Achievement in cinematography

COLD WAR | ?ukasz ?al
THE FAVOURITE | Robbie Ryan
NEVER LOOK AWAY | Caleb Deschanel
 ROMA | Alfonso Cuarón
A STAR IS BORN | Matthew Libatique

Achievement in costume design

THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS | Mary Zophres
 BLACK PANTHER | Ruth Carter
THE FAVOURITE | Sandy Powell
MARY POPPINS RETURNS | Sandy Powell
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS | Alexandra Byrne

Achievement in directing

BLACKkKLANSMAN | Spike Lee
COLD WAR | Pawe? Pawlikowski
THE FAVOURITE | Yorgos Lanthimos
 ROMA | Alfonso Cuarón
VICE | Adam McKay


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Best documentary feature

 FREE SOLO | Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes and Shannon Dill
HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING | RaMell Ross, Joslyn Barnes and Su Kim
MINDING THE GAP | Bing Liu and Diane Quon
OF FATHERS AND SONS | Talal Derki, Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme and Tobias N. Siebert
RBG | Betsy West and Julie Cohen

Best documentary short subject

BLACK SHEEP | Ed Perkins and Jonathan Chinn
END GAME | Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman
LIFEBOAT | Skye Fitzgerald and Bryn Mooser
A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN | Marshall Curry
 PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. | Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton


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Achievement in film editing

BLACKkKLANSMAN | Barry Alexander Brown
 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY | John Ottman
THE FAVOURITE | Yorgos Mavropsaridis
GREEN BOOK | Patrick J. Don Vito
VICE | Hank Corwin

Best foreign language film of the year

CAPERNAUM | Lebanon – Directed by Nadine Labaki
COLD WAR | Poland – Directed by Pawe? Pawlikowski
NEVER LOOK AWAY | Germany – Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
 ROMA | Mexico – Directed by Alfonso Cuarón
SHOPLIFTERS | Japan – Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling

BORDER | Göran Lundström and Pamela Goldammer
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS | Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher and Jessica Brooks
 VICE | Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe and Patricia DeHaney

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

 BLACK PANTHER | Ludwig Goransson
BLACKkKLANSMAN | Terence Blanchard
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK | Nicholas Britell
ISLE OF DOGS | Alexandre Desplat
MARY POPPINS RETURNS | Marc Shaiman

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

“All The Stars” from BLACK PANTHER | Music by Mark Spears, Kendrick Lamar Duckworth and Anthony Tiffith, Lyric by Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Anthony Tiffith and Solana Rowe
“I’ll Fight” from RBG | Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from MARY POPPINS RETURNS | Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyric by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
 “Shallow” from A STAR IS BORN | Music and Lyric by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt
“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS | Music and Lyric by David Rawlings and Gillian Welch

Achievement in production design

 BLACK PANTHER | Production Design: Hannah Beachler, Set Decoration: Jay Hart
THE FAVOURITE | Production Design: Fiona Crombie, Set Decoration: Alice Felton
FIRST MAN | Production Design: Nathan Crowley, Set Decoration: Kathy Lucas
MARY POPPINS RETURNS | Production Design: John Myhre, Set Decoration: Gordon Sim
ROMA | Production Design: Eugenio Caballero, Set Decoration: Bárbara Enríquez

Best animated short film

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR | Alison Snowden and David Fine
 BAO | Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb
LATE AFTERNOON | Louise Bagnall and Nuria González Blanco
ONE SMALL STEP | Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas
WEEKENDS | Trevor Jimenez

Best live action short film

DETAINMENT | Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon
FAUVE | Jeremy Comte and Maria Gracia Turgeon
MARGUERITE | Marianne Farley and Marie-Hélène Panisset
MOTHER | Rodrigo Sorogoyen and María del Puy Alvarado
 SKIN | Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman


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Achievement in sound editing

BLACK PANTHER | Benjamin A. Burtt and Steve Boeddeker
 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY | John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone
FIRST MAN | Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan
A QUIET PLACE | Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl
ROMA | Sergio Díaz and Skip Lievsay

Achievement in sound mixing

BLACK PANTHER | Steve Boeddeker, Brandon Proctor and Peter Devlin
 BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY | Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali
FIRST MAN | Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis
ROMA | Skip Lievsay, Craig Henighan and José Antonio García
A STAR IS BORN | Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic, Jason Ruder and Steve Morrow

Achievement in visual effects

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR | Dan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl and Dan Sudick
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN | Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones and Chris Corbould
 FIRST MAN | Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm
READY PLAYER ONE | Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler and David Shirk
SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY | Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Dominic Tuohy

Adapted screenplay

THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS | Written by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
 BLACKkKLANSMAN | Written by Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee
CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? | Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK | Written for the screen by Barry Jenkins
A STAR IS BORN | Screenplay by Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters

Original screenplay

THE FAVOURITE | Written by Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara
FIRST REFORMED | Written by Paul Schrader
 GREEN BOOK | Written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
ROMA | Written by Alfonso Cuarón
VICE | Written by Adam McKay

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