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83rd Academy Awards Nominations Announced

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, Jan 26, 2011 / —Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced yesterday by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2009 Oscar® winner Mo’Nique.

Partial list of nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards

Performance by an actor in a leading role
• Javier Bardem in “Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions)
• Jeff Bridges in “True Grit” (Paramount)
• Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing)
• Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)
• James Franco in “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight)

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
• Christian Bale in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
• John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)
• Jeremy Renner in “The Town” (Warner Bros.)
• Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
• Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a leading role
• Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
• Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole” (Lionsgate)
• Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)
• Natalie Portman in “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight)
• Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine” (The Weinstein Company)

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
• Amy Adams in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
• Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)
• Melissa Leo in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
• Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”(Paramount)
• Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Achievement in costume design
• “Alice in Wonderland” (Walt Disney), Colleen Atwood
• “I Am Love” (Magnolia Pictures), Antonella Cannarozzi
• “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Jenny Beavan
• “The Tempest” (Miramax), Sandy Powell
• “True Grit” (Paramount), Mary Zophres

Achievement in directing
• “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight), Darren Aronofsky
• “The Fighter” (Paramount), David O. Russell
• “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Tom Hooper
• “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), David Fincher
• “True Grit” (Paramount), Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Best motion picture of the year
• “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight), A Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures Production, Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
• “The Fighter” (Paramount), A Relativity Media Production, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
• “Inception” (Warner Bros.), A Warner Bros. UK Services Production, Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers
• “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features), An Antidote Films, Mandalay Vision and Gilbert Films Production, Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
• “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), A See-Saw Films and Bedlam Production, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
• “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight), An Hours Production, Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
• “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), A Columbia Pictures Production, Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
• “Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney), A Pixar Production, Darla K. Anderson, Producer
• “True Grit” (Paramount), A Paramount Pictures Production, Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
• “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions), A Winter’s Bone Production, Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.