News // ACADEMY ANNOUNCES SHORTLISTS IN NINE CATEGORIES FOR 91st OSCARS

Shortlists include Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Original Song, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, and Visual Effects.



The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars in nine categories. Nominations voting begins January 7, 2019, and ends January 14, 2019.


The nominations for the 91st Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday, January 22, 2019.


DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

161 films were originally submitted; members of the Documentary Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the nominees.


CHARM CITY

COMMUNION

CRIME + PUNISHMENT

DARK MONEY

THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS

FREE SOLO

HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING

MINDING THE GAP

OF FATHERS AND SONS

ON HER SHOULDERS

RBG

SHIRKERS

THE SILENCE OF OTHERS

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?


DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

104 films originally qualified; members of the Documentary Branch vote to determine the shortlist and nominees.


BLACK SHEEP

END GAME

LIFEBOAT

LOS COMANDOS

MY DEAD DAD'S PORNO TAPES

A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN

PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE

63 BOYCOTT

WOMEN OF THE GULAG

ZION


FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

87 films originally considered; L.A.-based Academy members from all branches screened the original submissions between mid-October and December 10. The group's top six choices, augmented by three additional selections voted by the Academy's Foreign Language Film Award Executive Committee create the shortlist. Members who see all nine films may cast ballots for the nominations period.


AYKA (Kazakhstan)

BIRDS OF PASSAGE (Colombia)

BURNING (South Korea)

CAPERNAUM (Lebanon)

COLD WAR (Poland)

THE GUILTY (Denmark)

NEVER LOOK AWAY (Germany)

ROMA (Mexico)

SHOPLIFTERS (Japan)


MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

All members of the Academy's Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch are invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Members then vote to nominate three for Oscar consideration.


BLACK PANTHER

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

BORDER

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

STAN & OLLIE

SUSPIRIA

VICE


MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

156 scores were eligible; members of the Music Branch vote to determine the shortlist and nominees.


ANNIHILATION

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS

BLACK PANTHER

BLACKKKLANSMAN

CRAZY RICH ASIANS

THE DEATH OF STALIN

FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD

FIRST MAN

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

ISLE OF DOGS

MARY POPPINS RETURNS

A QUIET PLACE

READY PLAYER ONE

VICE


MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

90 songs were eligible; members of the Music Branch vote to determine the shortlist and nominees.


THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS ("When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings"

BEAUTIFUL BOY ("Treasure")

BLACK PANTHER ("All the Stars")

BOY ERASED ("Revelation")

DUMPLIN' ("Girl in the Movies")

THE HATE U GIVE ("We Won't Move")

MARY POPPINS RETURNS ("The Place Where Lost Things Go")

MARY POPPINS RETURNS ("Trip a Little Light Fantastic")

QUINCY ("Keep Reachin'")

RBG ("I'll Fight")

RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET ("A Place Called Slaughter Race")

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU ("OYAHYTT")

A STAR IS BORN ("Shallow")

SUSPIRIA ("Suspirium")

WIDOWS ("The Big Unknown")


ANIMATED SHORT FILM

81 films originally qualified; members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch vote to determine the shortlist and nominees.


AGE OF SAIL

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR

BAO

BILBY

BIRD KARMA

LATE AFTERNOON

LOST & FOUND

ONE SMALL STEP

PEPE LE MORSE

WEEKENDS


LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

140 films originally qualified; members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch vote to determine the shortlist and nominees.


CAROLINE

CHUCHOTAGE

DETAINMENT

FAUVE

ICARE

MARGUERITE

MAY DAY

MOTHER

SKIN

WALE


VISUAL EFFECTS

All members of the Visual Effects Branch are invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each shortlisted film on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Members then vote to nominate five for Oscar consideration.


ANT-MAN AND THE WASP

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

BLACK PANTHER

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

FIRST MAN

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM

MARY POPPINS RETURNS

READY PLAYER ONE

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

WELCOME TO MARWEN


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