2006 Oscar nominations released


Jan. 31, 2006, midnight | By Danny Scheer Emma Zachurski | 14 years, 9 months ago


The Academy of Arts and Sciences released the 2006 Oscar nominations today, Tuesday, Jan. 31. Official Silver Chips Online predictions and a special Oscar feature will be released soon.

Best Motion Picture of the Year


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
  • Judi Dench for "Mrs. Henderson Presents"
  • Felicity Huffman for "Transmerica"
  • Keira Knightley for "Pride and Prejudice"
  • Charlize Theron for "North Country"
  • Reese Witherspoon for "Walk the Line"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Best Achievement in Directing

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

Best Achievement in Cinematography
Best Achievement in Art Direction

Best Achievement in Costume Design

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song
  • Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman, Paul Beauregard for "Hustle & Flow"
  • Michael Becker, Kathleen York for "Crash"
  • Dolly Parton for "Transamerica"

Best Achievement in Makeup

Best Achievement in Sound

Best Achievement in Sound Editing

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year


Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
  • Cristina Comencini (Italy) for "La Bestia nel cuore"
  • Christian Carion (France) for "Joyeux Noël"
  • Hany Abu-Assad (Palestine) for "Paradise Now"
  • Marc Rothemund (Germany) for "Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage"
  • Gavin Hood (South Africa) for "Tsotsi"

Best Documentary, Features
  • Hubert Sauper for "Darwin's Nightmare"
  • Alex Gibney, Jason Kliot for "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"
  • Luc Jacquet, Yves Darondeau for "March of the Penguins"
  • Henry Alex Rubin, Dana Adam Shapiro for "Murderball"
  • Marshall Curry for "Street Fight"

Best Documentary, Short Subjects
  • Kimberlee Acquaro, Stacy Sherman for "God Sleeps in Rwanda"
  • Corinne Marrinan, Eric Simonson, Dan Krauss for "A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin The Life of Kevin Carter"
  • Steven Okazaki for "The Mushroom Club"

Best Short Film, Animated
  • Sharon Colman for "Badgered"
  • John Canemaker, Peggy Stern for "The Moon and the Son"
  • Anthony Lucas for "The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello"
  • Shane Acker for "9"
  • Mark Andrews, Andrew Jimenez for "One Man Band"

Best Short Film, Live Action
  • Ulrike Grote for "Ausreißer"
  • Sean Ellis, Lene Bausager for "Cashback"
  • Rúnar Rúnarsson, Þórir Snær Sigurjónsson for "Síðasti bærinn í dalnum"
  • Rob Pearlstein, Pia Clemente for "Our Time Is Up"
  • Martin McDonagh for "Six Shooter"



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