Oscar awards 2022

Oscars 2022: Complete List Of Oscar Awards Nominees This Year!

Welcome to the 94th Academy Awards nominations for 2022!

The Oscars 2022 nominees have been announced, setting the stage and kicking off the excitement and thrill for the much-anticipated forthcoming award ceremony this year.

Every movie buff around the globe looks forward to the Oscar awards every year. All these exceptionally talented artists, who continuously entertain us year-round with their fabulous art and on-screen work, eagerly await and anticipate their nominations in the hope of reaping the rewards of their year-round hard work.

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On February 8, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Leslie Jordan jointly announced the Oscar nominations for 2022 on February 8, 2022. Oscars 2022 nominations recognized and nominated a wide variety of films across various genres within numerous categories. The Power of the Dog, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, garnered 12 nominations this year and took the crown home, followed by Dune with ten nods, and Belfast and West Side Story with seven nods each. Steven Spielberg has produced 11 films nominated for the Best Picture award, including his recent nomination for West Side Story, which set a new record for the Academy Awards. Renowned actor Denzel Washington earned his tenth Oscar nomination for his performance in The Tragedy of Macbeth, extending his own record as the most nominated Black actor for his outstanding and spectacular on-screen and stage performances. 

Both Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem and Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons made history at the Academy Awards, setting a new record for real-life couples to be nominated in their respective categories. Penélope Cruz is nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role for Parallel Mothers, whereas her husband Javier Bardem is running for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Kirsten Dunst also scored a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Power of the Dog, and so her fiancé, Jesse Plemons, earned a nod for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

As we count down to the Oscars 2022, here’s everything you need to know about the forthcoming award ceremony.

When are Oscars 2022?

The Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET and will be broadcasted live on ABC and in more than 200 territories globally.

Where will the Oscars 2022 ceremony be held?

The Oscars return to its home at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood for the massive award ceremony.

Who will be presenting Oscars 2022?

Although it has been confirmed that there will be a host or hosts, there is no information about who they are. The ceremony will feature multiple hosts for the first time since the 59th Academy Awards in 1987. Stay tuned for more information.

Oscars 2022: Nominees

See below for a full list of nominees.

Best Picture

  • Belfast
  • Coda
  • Don’t Look Up
  • Drive My Car
  • Dune
  • King Richard
  • Licorice Pizza
  • Nightmare Alley
  • The Power of the Dog
  • West Side Story

Best Director

  • Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)
  • Drive My Car (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi)
  • Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)
  • Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)
  • Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Best Actress

  • Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)
  • Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)
  • Penélope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)
  • Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos)
  • Kristen Stewart (Spencer)

Best Actor

  • Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)
  • Andrew Garfield (tick, tick … BOOM!)
  • Will Smith (King Richard)
  • Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Jessie Buckley (The Lost Daughter)
  • Ariana Debose (West Side Story)
  • Judi Dench (Belfast)
  • Kirsten Dunst (The Power of the Dog)
  • Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Ciarán Hinds (Belfast)
  • Troy Kotsur (Coda)
  • Jesse Plemons (The Power of the Dog)
  • JK Simmons (Being the Ricardos)
  • Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

Best Costume Design

  • Cruella
  • Cyrano
  • Dune
  • Nightmare Alley
  • West Side Story

Best Sound

  • Belfast
  • Dune
  • No Time to Die
  • The Power of the Dog
  • West Side Story

Best Original Score

  • Don’t Look Up
  • Dune
  • Encanto
  • Parallel Mothers
  • The Power of the Dog

Best Original Song

  • Be Alive (King Richard)
  • Dos Oruguitas (Encanto)
  • Down to Joy (Belfast)
  • No Time to Die (No Time to Die)
  • Somehow You Do (Four Good Days)

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Coda (Sian Heder)
  • Drive My Car (Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Takamasa Oe)
  • Dune (Eric Roth, Jon Spaihts & Denis Villeneuve)
  • The Lost Daughter (Maggie Gyllenhaal)
  • The Power of the Dog (Jane Campion)

Best Original Screenplay

  • Belfast (Kenneth Branagh)
  • Don’t Look Up (Adam McKay, David Sirota)
  • Licorice Pizza (Paul Thomas Anderson)
  • King Richard (Zach Baylin)
  • The Worst Person in the World (Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier)

Best Animated Short

  • Affairs of the Art
  • Bestia
  • Boxballet
  • Robin Robin
  • The Windshield Wiper

Best Live Action Short

  • Ala Kachuu – Take and Run
  • The Dress
  • The Long Goodbye
  • On My Mind
  • Please Hold

Best Film Editing

  • Don’t Look Up
  • Dune
  • King Richard
  • The Power of the Dog
  • tick, tick… BOOM!

Best Makeup & Hairstyling

  • Coming 2 America
  • Cruella
  • Dune
  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • House of Gucci

Best Animated Feature

  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca
  • The Mitchells Vs the Machines
  • Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Documentary Feature

  • Ascension
  • Attica
  • Flee
  • Summer of Soul
  • Writing With Fire

Best Documentary Short

  • Audible
  • Lead Me Home
  • The Queen of Basketball
  • Three Songs for Benazir
  • When We Were Bullies

Best Cinematography

  • Dune
  • Nightmare Alley
  • The Power of the Dog
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • West Side Story

Best International Feature

  • Drive My Car
  • Flee
  • The Hand of God
  • Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom
  • The Worst Person in the World

Best Production Design

  • Dune
  • Nightmare Alley
  • The Power of the Dog
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • West Side Story

Best Visual Effects

  • Dune
  • Free Guy
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • No Time to Die
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

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