The Complete Guide to The 91st Oscar Nominations

The 91st Oscars are quickly approaching and making history while at it.

Set to run without a host after Kevin Hart dropped out due to homophobic tweets resurfacing, and many treasured categories moved to be presented during commercial breaks. There is no shortage of controversy or drama surrounding the next Academy Awards.

However, let’s step aside from all of this for a moment and recognize the work of the nominees, without any distractions.


Here is a complete list of the 2019 Oscar Nominations:


Best Picture:

Black Panther


Bohemian Rhapsody

The Favourite

Green Book


A Star is Born



Actor in a Leading Role:

Christian Bale - Vice

Bradley Cooper - A Star is Born

Willem Dafoe - At Eternity’s Gate

Rami Malek - Bohemian Rhapsody

Viggo Mortensen - Green Book


Actress in a Leading Role:

Yalitza Aparicio - Roma

Glenn Close - The Wife

Olivia Colman - The Favourite

Lady Gaga - A Star is Born

Melissa McCarthy - Can You Ever Forgive Me?


Actor in a Supporting Role:

Mahershala Ali - Green Book

Adam Driver - Blackkklansman

Sam Elliott - A Star is Born

Richard E. Grant - Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Sam Rockwell - Vice


Actress in a Supporting Role:

Amy Adams - Vice

Marina de Tavira - Roma

Regina King - If Beale Street Could Talk

Emma Stone - The Favourite

Rachel Weisz - The Favourite


Animated Feature Film:

Incredibles 2

Isle of Dogs


Ralph Breaks the Internet

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse



Cold War - Łukasz Żal

The Favourite - Robbie Ryan

Never Look Away - Caleb Deschanel

Roma - Alfonso Cuarón

A Star is Born - Matthew Libatique


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



Blackkklansman - Spike Lee

Cold War - Paweł Pawlikowski

The Favourite - Yorgos Lanthimos

Roma - Alfonso Cuarón

Vice - Adam McKay


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 Lui and Diane Quon

Of Fathers and Sons - Talal Derki, Ansgar Frerich, Eva Kemme and Tobias N. Siebert

RBG- Betsy West and Julie Cohen


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


Film Editing:

Blackkklansman - Barry Alexander Brown

Bohemian Rhapsody - John Ottman

The Favourite - Yorgos Lanthimos

Green Book - Patrick J. Don Vito

Vice - Hank Corwin


Foreign Language Film:

Capernaum - Lebanon; Nadine Labaki

Cold War - Poland; Paweł Pawlikowski

Never Look Away - Germany; Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Roma - Mexico; Alfonso Cuarón

Shoplifters - Japan; Hirokazu Kore-eda


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


Music: (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


Music: (Original Song)

“All The Stars” from Black Panther

“I’ll Fight” from RBG

“The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns

“Shallow” from A Star is Born

“When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” from The Ballad of Buster Scruggs


Production Design:

Black Panther - Hannah Beachler (Production Design); Jay Hart (Set Decoration)

The Favourite - Fiona Crombie (Production Design); Alice Felton (Set Decoration)

First Man - Nathan Crowley (Production Design); Kathy Lucas (Set Decoration)

Mary Poppins Returns - John Myhre (Production Design); Gordon Sim (Set Decoration)

Roma - Eugenio Caballero (Production Design); Bárbara Enríquez (Set Decoration)


Short Film: (Animated)

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


Short Film: (Live Action)

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


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 Diaz and Skip Lievsay


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


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 - Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Ai-Ling Lee and Mary H. Ellis

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


Writing: (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


Writing: (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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