2007/06 Oscar Season
79th Academy Awards

best actor in a leading role

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

13th Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Forest Whitaker – The Last King of Scotland (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Leonardo DiCaprio – Blood Diamond (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Ryan Gosling — Half Nelson (Critics, SAG, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Peter O'Toole – Venus (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Will Smith – The Pursuit of Happyness (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

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Leonardo DiCaprio – The Departed (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

Aaron Eckhart – Thank You for Smoking (Globes, Spirit)

Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat (Globes)

Daniel Craig — Casino Royale (BAFTA)

Johnny Depp – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (Globes)

Chiwetel Ejiofor – Kinky Boots (Globes)

Will Ferrell – Stranger than Fiction (Globes)

Richard Griffiths — The History Boys (BAFTA)

Edward Norton – The Painted Veil (Spirit)

Ahmad Razvi – Man Push Cart (Spirit)

Forest Whitaker – American Gun (Spirit)

best actress in a leading role

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

13th Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Helen Mirren – The Queen (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Penélope Cruz – Volver (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Judi Dench – Notes on a Scandal (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Meryl Streep – The Devil Wears Prada (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Kate Winslet – Little Children (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Annette Bening – Running with Scissors (Globes)

Beyoncé – Dreamgirls (Globes)

Toni Collette – Little Miss Sunshine (Globes)

Shareeka Epps – Half Nelson (Spirit)

Maggie Gyllenhaal – Sherrybaby (Globes)

Catherine O'Hara – For Your Consideration (Spirit)

Elizabeth Reaser – Sweet Land (Spirit)

Michelle Williams – Land of Plenty (Spirit)

Robin Wright – Sorry, Haters (Spirit)

Renée Zellweger – Miss Potter (Globes)

best actor in a supporting role

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

13th Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

👑 Alan Arkin – Little Miss Sunshine (Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Jackie Earle Haley – Little Children (SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Djimon Hounsou – Blood Diamond (Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Eddie Murphy – Dreamgirls (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mark Wahlberg – The Departed (Globes, Oscars)

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Jack Nicholson – The Departed (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

Ben Affleck – Hollywoodland (Globes, Critics)

Raymond J. Barry – Steel City (Spirit)

Adam Beach – Flags of Our Fathers (Critics)

Daniel Craig – Infamous (Spirit)

Paul Dano – Little Miss Sunshine (Spirit)

Leonardo DiCaprio – The Departed (SAG)

James McAvoy – The Last King of Scotland (BAFTA)

Leslie Phillips – Venus (BAFTA)

Brad Pitt – Babel (Globes)

Michael Sheen – The Queen (BAFTA)

Channing Tatum – A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (Spirit)

best actress in a supporting role

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

13th Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Jennifer Hudson – Dreamgirls (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Adriana Barraza – Babel (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Abigail Breslin — Little Miss Sunshine (SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Cate Blanchett – Notes on a Scandal (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Rinko Kikuchi – Babel (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

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Emily Blunt – The Devil Wears Prada (Globes, BAFTA)

Toni Collette – Little Miss Sunshine (BAFTA)

Melonie Diaz – A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (Spirit)

Marcia Gay Harden – American Gun (Spirit)

Mary Beth Hurt – The Dead Girl (Spirit)

Frances McDormand – Friends with Money (Spirit)

Catherine O'Hara – For Your Consideration (Critics)

Amber Tamblyn – Stephanie Daley (Spirit)

Emma Thompson – Stranger than Fiction (Critics)

Frances de la Tour – The History Boys (BAFTA)

best picture

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

18th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Departed (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Babel (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Letters from Iwo Jima (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Little Miss Sunshine (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Queen (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Dreamgirls (Globes, Critics, PGA)

Little Children (Globes, Critics)

American Gun (Spirit)

Blood Diamond (Critics)

Bobby (Globes)

Borat (Globes)

The Dead Girl (Spirit)

The Devil Wears Prada (Globes)

Half Nelson (Spirit)

The Last King of Scotland (BAFTA)

Notes on a Scandal (Critics)

Pan's Labyrinth (Spirit)

Thank You for Smoking (Globes)

United 93 (Critics)

best director

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

59th Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Martin Scorsese – The Departed (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Clint Eastwood – Letters from Iwo Jima (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Stephen Frears – The Queen (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Paul Greengrass – United 93 (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Alejandro González Iñárritu – Babel (Globes, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris – Little Miss Sunshine (DGA, BAFTA, Spirit)

Bill Condon – Dreamgirls (Critics, DGA)

Robert Altman – A Prairie Home Companion (Spirit)

Clint Eastwood – Flags of Our Fathers (Globes)

Ryan Fleck – Half Nelson (Spirit)

Karen Moncrieff – The Dead Girl (Spirit)

Steven Soderbergh – Bubble (Spirit)

best original song

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

79th Academy Awards

👑 "I Need to Wake Up" – An Inconvenient Truth (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ “Listen" — Dreamgirls (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ "Love You I Do" — Dreamgirls (Oscars)

⭐︎ "Our Town" — Cars (Oscars)

⭐︎ "Patience" — Dreamgirls (Oscars)

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"Never Gonna Break My Faith” — Bobby (Globes, Critics)

"A Father's Way” — The Pursuit of Happyness (Globes)

"My Little Girl" – Flicka (Critics)

"The Neighbor" – Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing (Critics)

"Ordinary Miracle" – Charlotte's Web (Critics)

"The Song of the Heart" — Happy Feet (Globes)

"Try Not to Remember” — Home of the Brave (Globes)

best original score

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Babel (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Good German (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Notes on a Scandal (Oscars)

⭐︎ Pan’s Labyrinth (Oscars)

⭐︎ The Queen (BAFTA, Oscars)

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The Da Vinci Code (Globes, Critics)

The Fountain (Globes, Critics)

Casino Royale (BAFTA)

The Departed (Critics)

Dreamgirls (BAFTA)

Happy Feet (BAFTA)

The Illusionist (Critics)

Nomad (Globes)

The Painted Veil (Globes)

best film editing

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

57th American Cinema Editors Awards (ACE Eddie)

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Departed (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Babel (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Blood Diamond (Oscars)

⭐︎ Children of Men (Oscars)

⭐︎ United 93 (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

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Casino Royale (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2)

The Queen (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2)

The Devil Wears Prada (ACE Eddie1)

Dreamgirls (ACE Eddie1)

Little Miss Sunshine (ACE Eddie1)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (ACE Eddie1)

Thank You for Smoking (ACE Eddie1)

 

American Cinema Editors Awards rewards Comedy or Musical1 and Dramatic2 Features

best cinematography

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

21st American Society of Cinematographers Awards (ASC)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Pan's Labyrinth (BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Black Dahlia (ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ Children of Men (BAFTA, ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Illusionist (ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Prestige (Oscars)

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Apocalypto (ASC)

Babel (BAFTA)

Brothers of the Head (Spirit)

Casino Royale (BAFTA)

Four Eyed Monsters (Spirit)

The Good Shepherd (ASC)

Man Push Cart (Spirit)

United 93 (BAFTA)

Wild Tigers I Have Known (Spirit)

best production design

11th Art Directors Guild Awards (ADG)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Pan’s Labyrinth (ADG3, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Dreamgirls (ADG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Good Shepherd (ADG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (ADG3, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Prestige (ADG2, Oscars)

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Casino Royale (ADG1, BAFTA)

Children of Men (ADG3, BAFTA)

Babel (ADG1)

Curse of the Golden Flower (ADG2)

The Da Vinci Code (ADG1)

The Departed (ADG1)

Flags of Our Fathers (ADG2)

Marie Antoinette (BAFTA)

The Queen (ADG1)

Superman Returns (ADG3)

V for Vendetta (ADG3)

 

Art Directors Guild Awards rewards Contemporary1, Period2 & Fantasy3 Design

best visual effects

5th Visual Effects Society Awards (VES)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Poseidon (Oscars)

⭐︎ Superman Returns (BAFTA, Oscars)

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Casino Royale (BAFTA)

Charlotte’s Web (VES)

Children of Men (BAFTA)

The Fountain (VES)

Pan’s Labyrinth (BAFTA)

 

*Visual Effects Society Awards category here is Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture

best documentary feature

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

59th Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 An Inconvenient Truth (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Deliver Us from Evil (DGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Iraq in Fragments (DGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Jesus Camp (Oscars)

⭐︎ My Country, My Country (Spirit, Oscars)

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Before Flying Back to Earth (DGA)

Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing (Critics)

This Film Is Not Yet Rated (Critics)

Ici Najac, A Vous La Terre (DGA)

A Lion in the House (Spirit)

The Road to Guantanamo (Spirit)

The Trials of Darryl Hunt (Spirit)

Who Killed the Electric Car? (Critics)

Wordplay (Critics)

Workingman's Death (DGA)

You're Gonna Miss Me (Spirit)

best animated feature

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

18th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

34th Annie Awards

79th Academy Awards

👑 Happy Feet (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ Cars (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ Monster House (Globes, Critics, PGA, Annie, Oscars)

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Flushed Away (Critics, PGA, BAFTA)

Ice Age: The Meltdown (Critics, PGA)

Over the Hedge (Critics, Annie)

Open Season (Annie)

best sound

“Letters from Iwo Jima” - Editing

“Dreamgirls” - Mixing

43rd Cinema Audio Society, USA Awards (CAS)

54th Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA Awards (MPSE)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Dreamgirls (CAS, Oscars2)

👑 Letters from Iwo Jima (MPSE, Oscars1)

⭐︎ Apocalypto (Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Blood Diamond (CAS, MPSE, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Flags of Our Fathers (CAS, MPSE, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (CAS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

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Babel (CAS, BAFTA)

Casino Royale (BAFTA)

Mission: Impossible III (MPSE)

Pan’s Labyrinth (BAFTA)

The Prestige (MSPE)

Superman Returns (MPSE)

United 93 (BAFTA)

World Trade Center (MPSE)

 

Cinema Audio Society rewards “sound mixing”

Motion Picture Sound Editors rewards “sound editing”

BAFTA rewards “sound”

Oscar rewards “sound editing1” and “sound mixing2”

best costume design

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

9th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDG)

79th Academy Awards

👑 Marie Antoinette (BAFTA, CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Curse of the Golden Flower (CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Devil Wears Prada (BAFTA, CDG1, Oscars)

⭐︎ Dreamgirls (CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Queen (BAFTA, CDG1, Oscars)

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Pan's Labyrinth (BAFTA, CDG3)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (BAFTA, CDG2)

Babel (CDG1)

Casino Royale (CDG1)

Eragon (CDG3)

The Fountain (CDG3)

The Illusionist (CDG2)

Little Miss Sunshine (CDG1)

V for Vendetta (CDG3)

X-Men: The Last Stand (CDG3)

 

Costume Designers Guild Awards rewards Contemporary1, Period2 & Fantasy3 Design

best makeup + HAIrstyling

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Pan's Labyrinth (BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Apocalypto (Oscars)

⭐︎ Click (Oscars)

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The Devil Wears Prada (BAFTA)

Marie Antoinette (BAFTA)

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (BAFTA)

The Queen (BAFTA

best international film

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Lives of Others, Germany (Globes, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ After the Wedding, Denmark (Oscars)

⭐︎ Days of Glory, Algeria (Critics, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Pan's Labyrinth, Mexico (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Water, Canada (Critics, Oscars)

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Apocalypto, United States (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

Volver, Spain (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

Letters from Iwo Jima, United States (Globes, Critics)

12:08 East of Bucharest, Romania (Spirit)

Black Book, Netherlands (BAFTA)

The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros, Philippines (Spirit)

Chronicle of an Escape, Argentina (Spirit)

Rang De Basanti, India (BAFTA)

best adapted screenplay

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

59th Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Departed (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Borat (WGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Children of Men (Oscars)

⭐︎ Little Children (Globes, Critics, WGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Notes on a Scandal (Globes, BAFTA, Oscars)

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The Devil Wears Prada (WGA, BAFTA)

Thank You for Smoking (WGA, Spirit)

Casino Royale (BAFTA)

The Illusionist (Spirit)

The Last King of Scotland (BAFTA)

The Painted Veil (Spirit)

best original screenplay

64th Golden Globes

12th Critics’ Choice Awards

59th Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)

60th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

22nd Independent Spirit Awards

79th Academy Awards

 

👑 Little Miss Sunshine (Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Babel (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Letters from Iwo Jima (Oscars)

⭐︎ Pan’s Labyrinth (BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Queen (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Stranger than Fiction (Critics, WGA)

United 93 (WGA, BAFTA)

Friends with Money (Spirit)

Sorry, Haters (Spirit)