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Oscars 2021 shortlists announced in nine categories


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

10th Feb, 2021. 05:35 pm
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93rd Oscars shortlists in nine categories has been announced here on Wednesday (today).

The 93rd Oscars will take place on Sunday, April 25, 2021, and will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories globally.

Nominations voting to begin on Friday, March 5, 2021, and concludes on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

Whereas, nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards will be announced on Monday, March 15, 2021. However, the shortlists by categories are mentioned below:

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Fifteen films will advance in the Documentary Feature category for the 93rd Academy Awards. Members of the Documentary Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the nominees.

The films listed by title, are:

  1. All In: The Fight for Democracy
  2. Boys State
  3. Collective
  4. Crip Camp
  5. Dick Johnson Is Dead
  6. Gunda
  7. MLK/FBI
  8. The Mole Agent
  9. My Octopus Teacher
  10. Notturno
  11. The Painter and the Thief
  12. 76 Days
  13. Time
  14. The Truffle Hunters
  15. Welcome to Chechnya

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

Ten films will advance in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 93rd Academy Awards.  One hundred fourteen films qualified in the category.

These are:

  1. “Abortion Helpline, This Is Lisa”
  2. “Call Center Blues”
  3. “Colette”
  4. “A Concerto Is a Conversation”
  5. “Do Not Split”
  6. “Hunger Ward”
  7. “Hysterical Girl”
  8. “A Love Song for Latasha”
  9. “The Speed Cubers”
  10. “What Would Sophia Loren Do?”

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM

Fifteen films will advance to the next round of voting in the International Feature Film category for the 93rd Academy Awards.

Academy members from all branches were invited to participate in the preliminary round of voting and must have met a minimum viewing requirement to be eligible to vote in the category.

  1. Bosnia and Herzegovina, “Quo Vadis, Aida?”
  2. Chile, “The Mole Agent”
  3. Czech Republic, “Charlatan”
  4. Denmark, “Another Round”
  5. France, “Two of Us”
  6. Guatemala, “La Llorona”
  7. Hong Kong, “Better Days”
  8. Iran, “Sun Children”
  9. Ivory Coast, “Night of the Kings”
  10. Mexico, “I’m No Longer Here”
  11. Norway, “Hope”
  12. Romania, “Collective”
  13. Russia, “Dear Comrades!”
  14. Taiwan, “A Sun”
  15. Tunisia, “The Man Who Sold His Skin”

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

All members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited virtually to view seven-minute excerpts from each of the 10 shortlisted films on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

The films by title, are:

  1. “Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn”
  2. “Emma”
  3. “The Glorias”
  4. “Hillbilly Elegy”
  5. “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”
  6. “The Little Things”
  7. “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  8. “Mank”
  9. “One Night in Miami…”
  10. “Pinocchio”

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

Fifteen scores will advance in the Original Score category for the 93rd Academy Awards.  One hundred thirty-six scores were eligible in the category.

  1.  Ammonite”
  2. Blizzard of Souls”
  3. “Da 5 Bloods”
  4. “The Invisible Man”
  5. “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”
  6. “The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)”
  7. “The Little Things”
  8. “Mank”
  9. “The Midnight Sky”
  10. “Minari”
  11. “Mulan”
  12. “News of the World”
  13. “Soul”
  14. “Tenet”
  15. “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

Fifteen songs will advance in the Original Song category for the 93rd Academy Awards.

The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below:

  1. “Turntables” from “All In: The Fight for Democracy”
  2. “See What You’ve Done” from “Belly of the Beast”
  3. “Wuhan Flu” from “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make
  4. Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan”
  5. “Husavik” from “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”
  6. “Never Break” from “Giving Voice”
  7. “Make It Work” from “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”
  8. “Fight For You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  9. “Io Sì (Seen)” from “The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)”
  10. “Rain Song” from “Minari”
  11. “Show Me Your Soul” from “Mr. Soul!”
  12. “Loyal Brave True” from “Mulan”
  13. “Free” from “The One and Only Ivan”
  14. “Speak Now” from “One Night in Miami…”
  15. “Green” from “Sound of Metal”
  16. “Hear My Voice” from “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

ANIMATED SHORT FILM

Members of the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the nominees.

The films are:

  1. “Burrow”
  2. “Genius Loci”
  3. “If Anything Happens I Love You”
  4. “Kapaemahu”
  5. “Opera”
  6. “Out”
  7. “The Snail and the Whale”
  8. “To Gerard”
  9. “Traces”
  10. “Yes-People”

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

Ten films will advance in the Live Action Short Film category for the 93rd Academy Awards. One hundred seventy-four films qualified in the category.

  1. “Bittu”
  2. “Da Yie”
  3. “Feeling Through”
  4. “The Human Voice”
  5. “The Kicksled Choir”
  6. “The Letter Room”
  7. “The Present”
  8. “Two Distant Strangers”
  9. “The Van”
  10. “White Eye”

VISUAL EFFECTS

Ten films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 93rd Academy Awards.  The Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the shortlist.  All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited virtually to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films on Saturday, March 6, 2021.

  1. Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn
  2. Bloodshot
  3. Love and Monsters
  4. Mank
  5. The Midnight Sky
  6. Mulan
  7. The One and Only Ivan
  8. Soul
  9. Tenet
  10. Welcome to Chechnya
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