Nominees & Winners for the 81st Academy Awards®

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Auf der Strecke (On the Line)

Academy of Media Arts Cologne Production; Hamburg ShortFilmAgency

  • Short Film (Live Action)

Australia

20th Century Fox/Bazmark Film 2 Pty Ltd Production (20th Century Fox)

  • Costume Design

The Baader Meinhof Complex

Constantin Film Production

  • Foreign Language Film (Germany)

The Betrayal (Nerakhoon)

Pandinlao Films Production (Cinema Guild)

  • Documentary (Feature)

Bolt

Walt Disney Pictures Production (Walt Disney)

  • Animated Feature Film

Changeling

Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment Production (Universal)

  • Angelina Jolie - Actress in a leading role
  • Art Direction
  • Cinematography

The Class

Haut et Court Production (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • Foreign Language Film (France)

The Conscience of Nhem En

Farallon Films Production

  • Documentary (Short Subject)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Kennedy/Marshall Production (Paramount and Warner Bros.)

  • Brad Pitt - Actor in a leading role
  • Taraji P. Henson - Actress in a supporting role
  • Art Direction
  • Cinematography
  • Costume Design
  • Directing
  • Film Editing
  • Makeup
  • Music (Music (Original Score) )
  • Best Picture
  • Sound Mixing
  • Visual Effects
  • Writing (Writing (Adapted Screenplay))

The Dark Knight

Cape Road Limited Production (Warner Bros.)

  • Heath Ledger - Actor in a supporting role
  • Art Direction
  • Cinematography
  • Film Editing
  • Makeup
  • Sound Editing
  • Sound Mixing
  • Visual Effects

Defiance

Grosvenor Park/Bedford Falls Production (Paramount Vantage)

  • Music (Music (Original Score))

Departures

Departures Film Partners Production (Regent Releasing)

  • Foreign Language Film (Japan)

Doubt

Scott Rudin Production (Miramax)

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman - Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Meryl Streep - Actress in a Leading Role
  • Amy Adams - Actress in a supporting Role
  • Viola Davis - Actress in a supporting Role
  • Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

The Duchess

Qwerty Films/Magnolia Mae Films in association with Pathé Renn and BIM Distribuzione Production (Paramount Vantage, Pathé and BBC Films)

  • Art Direction
  • Costume Design

Encounters at the End of the World

Creative Differences Production (THINKFilm and Image Entertainment)

  • Documentary (Feature)

The Final Inch

Vermilion Films in association with Google.org Production

  • Documentary (Short Subject)

Frost/Nixon

Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment and Working Title Production (Universal)

  • Frank Langella - Actor in a Leading Role
  • Directing
  • Film Editing
  • Best Picture
  • Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Frozen River

Harwood Hunt Production (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • Melissa Leo - Actress in a Leading Role
  • Writing (Original Screenplay)

The Garden

Black Valley Films Production

  • Documentary (Feature)

Happy-Go-Lucky

Thin Man Films/Simon Channing Williams Production (Miramax)

  • Writing (Original Screenplay)

Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Universal Pictures Production (Universal)

  • Makeup

In Bruges

Blueprint Pictures Production (Focus Features)

  • Writing (Original Screenplay)

Iron Man

Marvel Studios Production (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment)

  • Sound Editing
  • Visual Effects

Kung Fu Panda

DreamWorks Animation LLC Production (DreamWorks Animation, Distributed by Paramount)

  • Animated Feature Film

La Maison en Petits Cubes

Robot Communications Production

  • Short Film (Animated)

Lavatory - Lovestory

Melnitsa Animation Studio and CTB Film Company Production

  • Short Film (Animated)

Man on Wire

A Wall to Wall in association with Red Box Films Production (Magnolia Pictures)

  • Documentary (Feature)

Manon on the Asphalt

La Luna Production; La Luna Productions

  • Short Film (Live Action)

Milk

Groundswell and Jinks/Cohen Company Production (Focus Features)

  • Sean Penn - Actor in a Leading Role
  • Josh Brolin - Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Costume Design
  • Directing
  • Film Editing
  • Music (Original Score)
  • Best Picture
  • Writing (Original Screenplay)

New Boy

Zanzibar Films Production; Network Ireland Television

  • Short Film (Live Action)

Oktapodi

Gobelins, l'école de l'image Production; Talantis Films

  • Short Film (Animated)

Presto

Pixar Animation Studios Production; Walt Disney

  • Short Film (Animated)

The Pig

M & M Production

  • Short Film (Live Action)

Rachel Getting Married

Clinica Estetico Production (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • Anne Hathaway - Actress in a Leading Role

The Reader

Mirage Enterprises and Neunte Babelsberg Film GmbH Production (The Weinstein Company)

  • Kate Winslet - Actress in a Leading Role
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Best Picture
  • Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Revanche

Prisma Film/Fernseh Production (Janus Films)

  • Foreign Language Film (Austria)

Revolutionary Road

Evamere Entertainment, BBC Films and Neal Street Production (DreamWorks, Distributed by Paramount Vantage)

  • Michael Shannon - Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Art Direction
  • Costume Design

Slumdog Millionaire

Celador Films Production (Fox Searchlight)

  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Film Editing
  • Music (Original Score)
  • Music (Original Song) - “Jai Ho”
  • Music (Original Song) - “O Saya”
  • Best Picture
  • Sound Editing
  • Sound Mixing
  • Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Smile Pinki

Principe Production

  • Documentary (Short Subject)

Spielzeugland (Toyland)

Mephisto Film Production

  • Short Film (Live Action)

This Way Up

Nexus Production

  • Short Film (Animated)

Tropic Thunder

Red Hour Production (DreamWorks, Distributed by DreamWorks/ Paramount)

  • Robert Downey Jr. - Actor in a Supporting Role

Trouble the Water

Elsewhere Films Production (Zeitgeist Films)

  • Documentary (Feature)

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Weinstein Company Production (The Weinstein Company)

  • Penélope Cruz - Actress in a Supporting Role

The Visitor

Groundswell, Participant, Next Wednesday Production (Overture Films)

  • Richard Jenkins - Actor in a Leading Role

WALL-E

Pixar Animation Studios Production (Walt Disney)

  • Animated Feature Film
  • Music (Original Score)
  • Music (Original Song) - “Down to Earth”
  • Sound Editing
  • Sound Mixing
  • Writing (Original Screenplay)

Waltz with Bashir

Bridgit Folman Film Gang Production (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • Foreign Language Film (Israel)

Wanted

Universal Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment Production (Universal)

  • Sound Editing
  • Sound Mixing

The Witness - From the Balcony of Room 306

Rock Paper Scissors Production

  • Documentary (Short Subject)

The Wrestler

Protozoa Pictures/Wild Bunch Production (Fox Searchlight)

  • Mickey Rourke - Actor in a Leading Role
  • Marisa Tomei - Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Star indicates a win.
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