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Good and Bad Surprises Come with 2013 Oscar Nominations

Women and Hollywood By Kerensa Cadenas | Women and Hollywood January 10, 2013 at 12:10PM

Oscar nominations were announced this morning and per usual there were the surprises, both of the good and bad variety. Nine year old Quvenzhané Wallis becomes the youngest Best Actress nominee for Beasts of the Southern Wild, Kathryn Bigelow shockingly did not receive a Best Director nomination for Zero Dark Thirty and the much lauded film about sexual assualt in the military The Invisible War received a Best Documentary nomination.
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Quvenzhané Wallis
Quvenzhané Wallis

Oscar nominations were announced this morning and per usual there were the surprises, both of the good and bad variety. Nine year old Quvenzhané Wallis becomes the youngest Best Actress nominee for Beasts of the Southern Wild, Kathryn Bigelow shockingly did not receive a Best Director nomination for Zero Dark Thirty and the much lauded film about sexual assualt in the military The Invisible War received a Best Documentary nomination.

Here are the female nominees. You can find the full Oscar nominee list linked below.

Best Picture:

"Django Unchained" Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone, Producers

"Les Misérables" Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward and Cameron Mackintosh, Producers

"Lincoln" Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers

"Silver Linings Playbook" Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen and Jonathan Gordon, Producers

"Zero Dark Thirty" Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow and Megan Ellison, Producers

Performance by an actress in a leading role:

Jessica Chastain in "Zero Dark Thirty"

Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook"

Emmanuelle Riva in "Amour"

Quvenzhané Wallis in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Naomi Watts in "The Impossible"

Performance by an actress in a supporting role:

Amy Adams in "The Master"

Sally Field in "Lincoln"

Anne Hathaway in "Les Misérables"

Helen Hunt in "The Sessions"

Jacki Weaver in "Silver Linings Playbook"

Best animated feature film of the year:

"Brave" Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman

Achievement in costume design:

"Anna Karenina" Jacqueline Durran

"Lincoln" Joanna Johnston

"Mirror Mirror" Eiko Ishioka

"Snow White and the Huntsman" Colleen Atwood

Best documentary short subject:

"Inocente" Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine

"Kings Point" Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider

"Mondays at Racine" Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan

"Open Heart" Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling:

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane

"Les Misérables" Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song):

"Skyfall" from "Skyfall" Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth

Achievement in production design:

"Anna Karenina" Production Design: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spencer

"Les Misérables" Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson

"Life of Pi" Production Design: David Gropman; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock

Best animated short film:

"Head over Heels" Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly

Best live action short film:

"Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)" Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele

Achievement in sound editing:

"Skyfall" Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers

Adapted screenplay:

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" Screenplay by Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin

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This article is related to: Beasts of the Southern Wild, Zero Dark Thirty, Academy Awards, Women Producers, Women Writers, The Invisible War, Quvenzhané Wallis


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