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Academy Award Nominations 2012

January 10, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

oscarstatuetteThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) have announced the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film in 2012.

In the Best Original Score category, the nominees are:

  • MYCHAEL DANNA for Life of Pi
  • ALEXANDRE DESPLAT for Argo
  • DARIO MARIANELLI for Anna Karenina
  • THOMAS NEWMAN for Skyfall
  • JOHN WILLIAMS for Lincoln

This is the first Oscar nomination for Danna, who also picked up Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for Life of Pi. This is the 5th Oscar nomination for Desplat,the 3rdOscar nomination for Marianelli, who won the Award in 2007 for Atonement, the 11th Oscar nomination for Newman, and the 48th 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:

  • ADELE ATKINS and PAUL EPWORTH for “Skyfall” from Skyfall
  • MYCHAEL DANNA and BOMBAY JAYASHRI for “Pi’s Lullaby” from Life of Pi
  • WALTER MURPHY and SETH MACFARLANE for “Everybody Needs A Best Friend” from Ted
  • JOSHUA RALPH for “Before My Time” from Chasing Ice
  • CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHÖNBERG, ALAIN BOUBLIL and HERBERT KRETZMER for “Suddenly” from Les Misérables

The winners of the 85th Academy Awards will be announced on February 24, 2013.

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  1. January 11, 2013 at 5:43 am

    Reblogged this on American Music Copyright Law and commented:
    2012 Academy Award Best Original Score Nominations

  2. Brad
    February 17, 2013 at 7:52 am

    More soundtracks at http://newfilmscores.com/

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