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Oscar nominees

NOMINATIONS BY CATEGORY - 76TH AWARDS -



“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” 11 nominations

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” 10 nominations

“Cold Mountain” 7 nominations

“Seabiscuit” 7 nominations

“Mystic River” 6 nominations

“Lost in Translation” 4 nominations

“Finding Nemo” 4 nominations

“City of God” 4 nominations



Best motion picture of the year

«The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

(New Line) A Wingnut Films Production Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh,

Producers

“Lost in Translation”
(Focus Features) An American Zoetrope/Elemental Films Production Ross Katz and Sofia Coppola, Producers

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”

(20th Century Fox) A 20th Century Fox and Universal Pictures and Miramax Films Production

Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Peter Weir and Duncan Henderson, Producers

«Mystic River”
(Warner Bros.) A Warner Bros. Pictures Production Robert Lorenz, Judie G. Hoyt and Clint Eastwood,

Producers

“Seabiscuit”
(Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) A Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures Production



Best foreign language film of the year

“The Barbarian Invasions”

A Cinémaginaire Inc. Production Canada

“Evil”

A Moviola Film & Television Production Sweden

“The Twilight Samurai”

A Shochiku/Nippon Television Network/Sumitomo/Hakuhodo/Nippon Shuppan Hanbai/Eisei Gekijo Production Japan

“Twin Sisters”

An IdtV Film Production The Netherlands

“Želary”

A Total HelpArt T.H.A./Barrandov Studio Production Czech Republic



Performance by an actor in a leading role

Johnny Depp in “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (Buena Vista)

Ben Kingsley in “House of Sand and Fog” (DreamWorks in association with Cobalt Media Group)

Jude Law in “Cold Mountain” (Miramax)

Bill Murray in “Lost in Translation” (Focus Features)

Sean Penn in «Mystic River” (Warner Bros.)



Performance by an actor in a supporting role

Alec Baldwin in “The Cooler” (Lions Gate)

Benicio Del Toro in “21 Grams” (Focus Features)

Djimon Hounsou in “In America” (Fox Searchlight/20th Century Fox)

Tim Robbins in «Mystic River” (Warner Bros.)

Ken Watanabe in “The Last Samurai” (Warner Bros.)



Performance by an actress in a leading role

Keisha Castle-Hughes in “Whale Rider” (Newmarket Films)

Diane Keaton in “Something’s Gotta Give” (Sony Pictures Releasing)

Samantha Morton in “In America” (Fox Searchlight/20th Century Fox)

Charlize Theron in “Monster” (Newmarket Films)

Naomi Watts in “21 Grams” (Focus Features)



Performance by an actress in a supporting role

Shohreh Aghdashloo in “House of Sand and Fog” (DreamWorks in association with Cobalt Media Group)

Patricia Clarkson in “Pieces of April” (United Artists through MGM)

Marcia Gay Harden in «Mystic River” (Warner Bros.)

Holly Hunter in “Thirteen” (Fox Searchlight/20th Century Fox)

Renée Zellweger in “Cold Mountain” (Miramax)



Best animated feature film of the year

“Brother Bear” (Buena Vista) Aaron Blaise and Robert Walker

“Finding Nemo” (Buena Vista) Andrew Stanton

“The Triplets of Belleville” (Sony Pictures Classics) Sylvain Chomet



Adapted screenplay

“American Splendor” (HBO Films in association with Written by Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman

Fine Line Features)

“City of God” (Miramax) Screenplay by Braulio Mantovani

“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens &

(New Line) Peter Jackson

“Mystic River” (Warner Bros.) Screenplay by Brian Helgeland

“Seabiscuit” (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) Written for the Screen by Gary Ross



Original screenplay

“The Barbarian Invasions” (Miramax) Written by Denys Arcand

“Dirty Pretty Things” (Miramax and BBC Films) Written by Steven Knight

“Finding Nemo” (Buena Vista) Screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson and David Reynolds Original Story by Andrew Stanton

“In America” (Fox Searchlight/20th Century Fox) Written by Jim Sheridan & Naomi Sheridan &

Kirsten Sheridan

“Lost in Translation” (Focus Features) Written by Sofia Coppola



Achievement in art direction

“Girl with a Pearl Earring” (Lions Gate) Art Direction: Ben Van Os

Set Decoration: Cecile Heideman

“The Last Samurai” (Warner Bros.) Art Direction: Lilly Kilvert

Set Decoration: Gretchen Rau

«The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Art Direction: Grant Major

(New Line) Set Decoration: Dan Hennah and Alan Lee

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Art Direction: William Sandell

(20th Century Fox) Set Decoration: Robert Gould

“Seabiscuit” (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) Art Direction: Jeannine Oppewall

Set Decoration: Leslie Pope



Achievement in cinematography

“City of God” (Miramax) Cesar Charlone

“Cold Mountain” (Miramax) John Seale

“Girl with a Pearl Earring” (Lions Gate) Eduardo Serra

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Russell Boyd (20th Century Fox)

“Seabiscuit” (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) John Schwartzman



Achievement in costume design

“Girl with a Pearl Earring” (Lions Gate) Dien van Straalen

“The Last Samurai” (Warner Bros.) Ngila Dickson

«The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Ngila Dickson and Richard Taylor (New Line)

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Wendy Stites (20th Century Fox)

“Seabiscuit” (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) Judianna Makovsky



Achievement in directing

“City of God” (Miramax) Fernando Meirelles

«The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Peter Jackson (New Line)

“Lost in Translation” (Focus Features) Sofia Coppola

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Peter Weir (20th Century Fox)

«Mystic River” (Warner Bros.) Clint Eastwood



Best documentary feature

“Balseros” (Seventh Art Releasing)

A Bausan Films S.L. Production Carlos Bosch and Marcos Loris Omedes

“Capturing the Friedmans” (Magnolia Pictures)

A Hit The Ground Running Production Andrew Jarecki and Marc Smerling

“The Fog of War” (Sony Pictures Classics)

A Globe Department Store Production Errol Morris and Michael Williams

“My Architect” (New Yorker)

A Louis Kahn Project, Inc. Production Nathaniel Kahn and Susan R. Behr

“The Weather Underground” (Shadow Distribution)

A Free History Project Production Sam Green and Bill Siegel



Best documentary short subject

“Asylum”

A Constant Communication & Make-do Production Sandy McLeod and Gini Reticker

“Chernobyl Heart”

A Downtown TV Documentaries Production Maryann DeLeo

“Ferry Tales”

A Penelope Pictures Production Katja Esson



Achievement in film editing

“City of God” (Miramax) Daniel Rezende

“Cold Mountain” (Miramax) Walter Murch

«The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Jamie Selkirk

(New Line)

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Lee Smith (20th Century Fox)

“Seabiscuit” (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) William Goldenberg



Achievement in makeup

«The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Richard Taylor and Peter King (New Line)

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Edouard Henriques III and Yolanda Toussieng (20th Century Fox)

“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Ve Neill and Martin Samuel

Black Pearl” (Buena Vista)



Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

“Big Fish” (Sony Pictures Releasing) Danny Elfman

“Cold Mountain” (Miramax) Gabriel Yared

“Finding Nemo” (Buena Vista) Thomas Newman

“House of Sand and Fog” (DreamWorks in association James Horner with Cobalt Media Group)

“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Howard Shore (New Line)



Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

“Into the West” from «The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” (New Line)

Music and Lyric by Fran Walsh and Howard Shore and Annie Lennox

“A Kiss at the End of the Rainbow” from “A Mighty Wind” (Warner Bros.)

Music and Lyric by Michael McKean and Annette O’Toole

“Scarlet Tide” from

“Cold Mountain” (Miramax) Music and Lyric by T Bone Burnett and Elvis Costello

“The Triplets of Belleville” from “The Triplets of Belleville” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Music by Benoit Charest Lyric by Sylvain Chomet

“You Will Be My Ain True Love” from “Cold Mountain” (Miramax) Music and Lyric by Sting



Best animated short film

“Boundin’”

A Pixar Animation Studios Production Bud Luckey

“Destino”
(Buena Vista) A Walt Disney Pictures Production Dominique Monfery and Roy Edward Disney

“Gone Nutty”

(20th Century Fox) A Blue Sky Studios Production Carlos Saldanha and John C. Donkin

“Harvie Krumpet”

A Melodrama Pictures Production Adam Elliot

“Nibbles”

An Acme Filmworks Production Chris Hinton



Best live action short film

“Die Rote Jacke (The Red Jacket)”

A Hamburger Filmwerkstatt Production Florian Baxmeyer

“Most (The Bridge)”

An Eastwind Films Production Bobby Garabedian and William Zabka

“Squash”

A Tetramedia Production Lionel Bailliu

“(A) Torzija [(A) Torsion]”

A Studio Arkadena Production Stefan Arsenijeviæ

“Two Soldiers”

A Shoe Clerk Picture Company Production Aaron Schneider and Andrew J. Sacks



Achievement in sound editing

“Finding Nemo” (Buena Vista) Gary Rydstrom and Michael Silvers

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World”
Richard King (20th Century Fox)

“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Christopher Boyes and George Watters II

Black Pearl” (Buena Vista)



Achievement in sound mixing

“The Last Samurai” (Warner Bros.) Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer and Jeff Wexler

“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick,

(New Line) Michael Hedges and Hammond Peek

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Paul Massey, D.M. Hemphill and Arthur Rochester (20th Century Fox)

“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Christopher Boyes, David Parker, David Campbell

Black Pearl ” (Buena Vista) and Lee Orloff

“Seabiscuit” (Universal/DreamWorks/Spyglass) Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer and Tod A. Maitland



Achievement in visual effects

“The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook

(New Line) and Alex Funke

“Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” Dan Sudick, Stefen Fangmeier,

(20th Century Fox) Nathan McGuinness and Robert Stromberg

“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson and

Black Pearl” (Buena Vista) Terry Frazee

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