ANNOUNCEMENT OF THEÂ 88th ACADEMY AWARDS OSCARSÂ®Â NOMINATIONS IN 24 CATEGORIESÂ
Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee will announce the 88th Academy AwardsÂ®Â nominations in all 24 OscarÂ®Â categories at a special two-part live news conference on Thursday, January 14, at the Academyâ€™s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
At 5:30 a.m. PT, del Toro and Lee will announce the nominees in the following categories:
- Animated Feature Film, Cinematography
- Costume Design
- Documentary Feature
- Documentary Short Subject
- Makeup and Hairstyling
- Original Song,
- Animated Short Film
- Live Action Short Film
- Sound Editing
- Sound Mixing
At 5:38 a.m. PT, Krasinski and Boone Isaacs will take the stage to unveil the nominations for:
- Best Actor, Best Actress
- Best Supporting Actor
- Best Supporting Actress
- Film Editing
- Foreign Language Film
- Original Score
- Best Picture
- Production Design
- Visual Effects
- Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.
Guillermo, a director, producer, and writer, may be best known for â€œThe Devilâ€™s Backbone,â€ the â€œHellboyâ€ films, â€œPanâ€™s Labyrinth,â€ which earned him an Oscar nomination for Original Screenplay, and â€œCrimson Peak.â€Â He also is the creator of the television series â€œThe Strain.â€
Krasinskiâ€™s role in theÂ â€œThe Officeâ€ caughtÂ the public eye in 2005.Â Â He was also in the big screen for Â â€œ13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghaziâ€ and â€œPromised Land,â€ which he also co-wrote and produced.Â He directed and stars in â€œThe Hollars,â€ premiering at Sundance this month.
Lee, a two-time Oscar winner, directed and produced the 2000 Best Foreign Language Film â€œCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragonâ€ and earned Directing Oscars for â€œBrokeback Mountainâ€ and â€œLife of Pi.â€Â His latest film, â€œBilly Lynnâ€™s Long Halftime Walk,â€ is currently in post-production.
The 88th OscarsÂ®Â will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby TheatreÂ®Â in Hollywood, and will beÂ aired liveÂ on ABC at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.Â Â
You can watch the global live stream available atÂ OSCARS.ORG/LIVE