Damien Chazelle’s film ‘La La Land’ with 14 Oscar nominations

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood. Photo: © Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.Academy members from each of the 17 branches vote to determine the nominees in their respective categories.

LOS ANGELES. Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, joined by Oscar®-winning and nominated Academy members Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe and Ken Watanabe, announced the 89th Academy Awards® nominations today (January 24).

This year’s nominations were announced in a pre-taped video package at 5:18 a.m. PT via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org and the Academy’s digital platforms; a satellite feed and broadcast media. In keeping with tradition, PwC delivered the Oscars nominations list to the Academy on the evening of January 23.

For a complete list of nominees, visit the official Oscars website, www.oscar.com.

Academy members from each of the 17 branches vote to determine the nominees in their respective categories – actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors, etc. In the Animated Feature Film and Foreign Language Film categories, nominees are selected by a vote of multi-branch screening committees. All voting members are eligible to select the Best Picture nominees.

Active members of the Academy are eligible to vote for the winners in all 24 categories beginning Monday, February 13 through Tuesday, February 21.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 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. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in La La Land (2016). Director: Damien Chazelle. Photo: oscar.com / Dale Robinette* * *

for the 89th Academy Awards

Best motion picture of the year

Arrival (Paramount)
Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Aaron Ryder and David Linde, Producers
When 12 alien spacecraft land on Earth, U.S. officials ask linguistics professor Louise Banks to team with theoretical physicist Ian Donnelly and learn how to communicate with the visitors. While Louise races to learn the aliens’ language, uneasy governments around the globe debate the advisability of military action…

Fences (Paramount)
Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington and Todd Black, Producers
Troy Maxson, a former star player in the Negro Leagues, lives with his wife Rose and teenage son Cory in Pittsburgh in 1957. Troy is bitter about missing the integration of professional baseball, and his caustic attitudes toward life and race relations taint his relationship with Cory, an aspiring football player…

Hacksaw Ridge (Summit Entertainment)
Bill Mechanic and David Permut, Producers
Desmond Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist who endured a troubled childhood in rural Virginia, enlists in the army during World War II despite his pacifist beliefs. After Desmond’s desire to serve as an unarmed medic is approved by military officials, he is sent to the Pacific arena, where he saves dozens of lives during the Battle of Okinawa…

Hell or High Water (CBS Films and Lionsgate)
Carla Hacken and Julie Yorn, Producers
Toby and his ex-con brother Tanner rob branches of a West Texas bank to obtain enough money to prevent the foreclosure of their family ranch. Crafty Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton is soon on the case, his last before he retires, and as Marcus zeroes in on them, the brothers attempt one last score.

Hidden Figures (20th Century Fox)
Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams and Theodore Melfi, Producers
In the early 1960s, as the U.S. seeks to surpass the Soviet Union in the space race, three mathematically and technologically gifted African-American women must cope with racism and sexism while performing vital tasks at NASA’s segregated Virginia facilities…

La La Land (Summit Entertainment)
Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz and Marc Platt, Producers
Aspiring actress Mia and jazz pianist Sebastian struggle to realize their dreams in Los Angeles despite the often soul-crushing commercial nature of show business. As they endure rejection and forge unexpected paths to stardom, the young couple also strives to sustain the love they were surprised to find…

Lion (The Weinstein Company)
Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Angie Fielder, Producers
After being separated from his family in India, five-year-old Saroo is adopted by an Australian couple who raise him with great love. As an adult, however, Saroo is troubled by resurfacing memories of his birth family and employs new worldwide technology to locate them…

Manchester by the Sea (Amazon Studios)
Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck and Kevin J. Walsh, Producers
When his beloved older brother dies, handyman Lee Chandler returns to his hometown, a close-knit fishing community in Massachusetts. There, Lee struggles to cope with his current grief and a tragedy from his past while also summoning the strength to comfort his teenage nephew, who has been left in his care…

Moonlight (A24)
Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers
As he grows from childhood to adulthood in Miami, a young black man grapples with surviving the poverty and drugs that pervade his neighborhood, establishing his own identity and accepting his sexuality. Under the influences of his drug-addicted mother, a kindly surrogate father and a conflicted best friend, the youth finds his way in life…

Performance by an actor in a leading role

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

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

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

Performance by an actress in a leading role

Isabelle Huppert in Elle
Ruth Negga in Loving
Natalie Portman in Jackie
Emma Stone in La La Land
Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

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

Best animated feature film of the year

Kubo and the Two Strings - Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner
Moana - John Musker, Ron Clements and Osnat Shurer
My Life as a Zucchini - Claude Barras and Max Karli
The Red Turtle - Michael Dudok de Wit and Toshio Suzuki
Zootopia - Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

Achievement in cinematography

Arrival - Bradford Young
La La Land - Linus Sandgren
Lion - Greig Fraser
Moonlight - James Laxton
Silence - Rodrigo Prieto

Achievement in costume design

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

Achievement in directing

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

Best documentary feature

Fire at Sea - Gianfranco Rosi and Donatella Palermo
I Am Not Your Negro - Raoul Peck, Rémi Grellety and Hébert Peck
Life, Animated - Roger Ross Williams and Julie Goldman
O.J.: Made in America - Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow

- Ava DuVernay, Spencer Averick and Howard Barish

Best documentary short subject

Extremis - Dan Krauss
4.1 Miles - Daphne Matziaraki
Joe’s Violin - Kahane Cooperman and Raphaela Neihausen
Watani: My Homeland - Marcel Mettelsiefen and Stephen Ellis
The White Helmets - Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

Achievement in film editing

Arrival - Joe Walker
Hacksaw Ridge - John Gilbert
Hell or High WaterJake Roberts
La La Land - Tom Cross
Moonlight - Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon

Best foreign language film of the year

Land of Mine - Denmark
A Man Called Ove - Sweden
The Salesman - Iran
Toni Erdmann - Germany

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling

A Man Called Ove - Eva von Bahr and Love Larson
Star Trek Beyond - Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo
Suicide Squad - Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

Jackie - Mica Levi
La La Land - Justin Hurwitz
Lion - Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka
Moonlight - Nicholas Britell
Passengers - Thomas Newman 

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

Audition (The Fools Who Dream) from La La Land
Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Can’t Stop The Feeling - from Trolls
Music and Lyric by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster
City Of Stars from La La Land
Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
The Empty Chair from Jim: The James Foley Story
Music and Lyric by J. Ralph and Sting
How Far I’ll Go from Moana
Music and Lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Achievement in production design

Arrival - Production Design: Patrice Vermette; Set Decoration: Paul Hotte
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
Hail, Caesar! - Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
La La Land - Production Design: David Wasco; Set Decoration: Sandy Reynolds-Wasco
Passengers - Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Gene Serdena 

Best animated short film

Blind Vaysha - Theodore Ushev
Borrowed Time - Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj
Pear Cider and Cigarettes - Robert Valley and Cara Speller
Pearl - Patrick Osborne
Piper - Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer

Best live action short film

Ennemis Intérieurs - Sélim Azzazi
La Femme et le TGV - Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff
Silent Nights - Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson
Sing - Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy
Timecode - Juanjo Giménez

Achievement in sound editing

Arrival - Sylvain Bellemare
Deepwater Horizon - Wylie Stateman and Renée Tondelli
Hacksaw Ridge - Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright
La La Land - Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan
Sully - Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Achievement in sound mixing

Arrival - Bernard Gariépy Strobl and Claude La Haye
Hacksaw Ridge - Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace
La La Land - Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee and Steve A. Morrow
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi - Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Mac Ruth

Achievement in visual effects

Deepwater HorizonCraig Hammack, Jason Snell, Jason Billington and Burt Dalton
Doctor StrangeStephane Ceretti, Richard Bluff, Vincent Cirelli and Paul Corbould
The Jungle Book - Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon
Kubo and the Two Strings - Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean and Brad Schiff
Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryJohn Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel and Neil Corbould 

Adapted screenplay

Arrival - Screenplay by Eric Heisserer
Fences - Screenplay by August Wilson
Hidden FiguresScreenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi
LionScreenplay by Luke Davies
MoonlightScreenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Original screenplay

Hell or High WaterWritten by Taylor Sheridan
La La Land - Written by Damien Chazelle
The Lobster - Written by Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Manchester by the Sea - Written by Kenneth Lonergan
20th Century WomenWritten by Mike Mills

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