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Minister Joly Congratulates Canadian Nominees for the 2016 Oscars

Thanks to Telefilm Canada for providing this list of Canadian nominations. For details, visit oscar.go.com.

BEST PICTURE
Brooklyn
Room

Other nominations for Room:
DIRECTING, Lenny Abrahamson
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE, Brie Larson
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY), Emma Donoghue (Irish Canadian who lives in Canada)

Other nominations for Brooklyn:
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE, Saoirse Ronan
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY), Nick Hornby (British writer on Canadian co-production)

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
“Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey (The Weeknd)

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight

Nominations for Sicario (Directed by Denis Villeneuve)
CINEMATOGRAPHY
SOUND EDITING
MUSIC – ORIGINAL SCORE

Nominations for behind-the-scenes efforts:
Chris Duesterdiek (SOUND MIXING, The Revenant)
Hamish Purdy (PRODUCTION DESIGN, The Revenant)
Paul Massey (SOUND MIXING, The Martian)
Robert Pandini (MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING, The Revenant)
Cameron Waldbauer (VISUAL EFFECTS, The Revenant)

DOCUMENTORY SHORT
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah, directed by Adam Benzine (Canada–U.K.)
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, directed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (dual citizen Pakistan–Canada)

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
Prologue, co-directed by Richard William, Canadian-British animator, born in Toronto

Technical award winners announced last week:
David McIntosh, Steve Marshall Smith, Mike Branham and Mike Kirilenko, for the engineering and development of the Aircover Inflatables Airwall.


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