Oscar shortlists have been announced in 10 categories.
Fifteen movies each are moving forward in the contests for International Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Original Song and Music Score, plus the documentary, animated and live action short-film categories. Ten movies each advanced today in the categories of Sound, Visual Effects and Makeup & Hairstyling.
2023’s box office champ Barbie leads the way with five shortlist mentions including Original Score, Sound and three for Original Song, but curiously did not make the cut for Hair & Makeup. Martin Scorsese’s Killers Of The Flower Moon, and J.A. Bayona’s Spanish Oscar entry Society Of The Snow are next with four each. Several pics including Oppenheimer, The Color Purple, Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse, Poor Things, Napoleon are American Symphony are tied with three each.
Academy Award nomination voting runs from January 11th – 16th, with the official nominations announced on January 23rd. Final voting will then run from February 22nd – 27th, with the 96th annual Academy Awards taking place March 10th.
More information is available at https://press.oscars.org/news/96th-oscarsr-shortlists-10-award-categories-announced