Oscar Nominations Are In; Full List Here Congratulations To Octavia Spencer, Denzel Washington, “Moonlight” & More #BlackExcellence

Congratulations to all the films and actors, but its great to see that there is a lot more diversity in this year’s nominations. You can watch the nominations below, or scroll down and read them for yourself. 



LaLa land scored 14 nominations, creating a record, but “Moonlight” was right behind them with 7.Special Congratulations to Ava DuVernay, Octavia Spencer, Denzel Washington, Violoa Davis, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, James Laxton, Dev Patel; and to the films “Moonlight,”Fences,” “Hidden Figures,” “13th,” and “I Am Not Your Negro.”


Best Picture

“La La Land”


“Manchester by the Sea”




“Hell or High Water”

“Hidden Figures”

“Hacksaw Ridge”


Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”

Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”

Kenneth Lonergan, “Manchester by the Sea”

Denis Villeneuve, “Arrival”

Mel Gibson, “Hacksaw Ridge”

Actress in a leading role

Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”

Ruth Negga, “Loving”

Natalie Portman, “Jackie”

Emma Stone, “La La Land”

Meryl Streep, “Florence Foster Jenkins”

Live action short film:

“Ennemis intérieurs,” Selim Azzazi

“La femme et le TGV,” Timo von Gunten

“Silent Nights,” Aske Bang, Kim Magnusson

“Sing,” Kristof Deák, Anna Udvardy

“Timecode,” Juanjo Gimenez

Actress in a supporting role:

Viola Davis, “Fences”

Michelle Williams, “Manchester by the Sea”

Naomie Harris, “Moonlight”

Nicole Kidman, “Lion”

Octavia Spencer, “Hidden Figures”

Production design

“Arrival” (Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte)

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock)

“Hail, Caesar!” (Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh)

“La La Land” (David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco)

“Passengers” (Guy Hendrix Dyas, Gene Serdena)

Original score

Justin Hurwitz, “La La Land”

Mica Levi, “Jackie”

Nicholas Britell, “Moonlight”

Volker Bertelmann and Dustin O’Halloran, “Lion”

Thomas Newman, “Passengers”

Original screenplay:

“Hell or High Water,” Taylor Sheridan

“La La Land,” Damien Chazelle

“The Lobster,” Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou

“Manchester By the Sea,” Kenneth Lonergan

“20th Century Women,” Mike Mills

Actor in a supporting role

Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”

Jeff Bridges, “Hell or High Water”

Lucas Hedges, “Manchester By The Sea”

Dev Patel, “Lion”

Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”

Sound editing

“Hacksaw Ridge”

“Deepwater Horizon”



“La La Land”


Linus Sandgren, “La La Land”
James Laxton, “Moonlight”
Bradford Young, “Arrival”
Rodrigo Prieto, “Silence”
Grieg Fraser, “Lion”

Actor in a leading role:

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

Foreign language film

“Toni Erdmann,” Germany

“The Salesman,” Iran

“A Man Called Ove,” Sweden

“Tanna,” Australia

“Land of Mine,” Denmark

Visual effects

“The Jungle Book”

“Doctor Strange”

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

“Deepwater Horizon”

“Kubo and the Two Strings”

Documentary feature:

“Fire At Sea”

“I Am Not Your Negro”

“Life, Animated”

“O.J.: Made in America”


Original song:

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” – “Trolls”

“How Far I’ll Go” – “Moana”

“City of Stars” – “La La Land”

“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” – “La La Land”

“The Empty Chair” – “Jim: The James Foley Story”


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