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Academy Award Nominations 2011

January 24, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

oscarstatuetteThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) have announced the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film in 2011.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • LUDOVIC BOURCE for The Artist
  • ALBERTO IGLESIAS for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • HOWARD SHORE for Hugo
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for War Horse

This is the first Oscar nomination Ludovic Bource, who won the Golden Globe for his score for The Artist earlier in the season. This is the 3rd Oscar nomination for Iglesias, the 4th nomination for Shore, who previously won for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2001 and for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King in 2003, and the 46th and 47th Oscar nomination for Williams, who previously won in 1971 for Fiddler on the Roof, 1975 for Jaws, 1977 for Star Wars, 1982 for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and 1993 for Schindler’s List..

In the Best Original Song category, the nominees are:

  • BRET McKENZIE for “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets
  • SÉRGIO MENDES, CARLINHOS BROWN and SIEDAH GARRETT for “Real in Rio” from Rio

The winners of the 84th Academy Awards will be announced on February 26, 2012.

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