Oscar Nominations will be announced early Thursday morning, Jan. 14. What time will Oscar nominations be announced? We have the answer.
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Oscar Nominations will be announced early Thursday morning, Jan. 14.
Continuing with the new tradition started last year by then-producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, nominations will be unveiled in a two-part presentation live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Academy confirmed the news Friday.
Here are the official times:
- 1st Nominations Announcement:
- 5:30:40 a.m. PST (8:30:40 a.m. ET)
- 2nd Nominations Announcement:
- 5:38:30 a.m. PST (8:38:30 a.m. ET)
Here are some of the local times around the world:
Honolulu - Thursday 3:30 a.m.
London - Thursday 1:30 p.m.
Paris - Thursday 2:30 p.m.
Berlin - Thursday 2:30 p.m.
Rome - Thursday 2:30 p.m.
Zürich - Thursday 2:30 p.m.
Cairo - Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Athens - Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Cape Town, South Africa - Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Istanbul - Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Moscow - Thursday 4:30 p.m.
Dubai - Thursday 5:30 p.m.
New Delhi - Thursday 7:00 p.m.
Bangkok - Thursday 8:30 p.m.
Hong Kong - Thursday 9:30 p.m.
Tokyo - Thursday 10:30 p.m.
Sydney - Friday 12:30 a.m.
Find the exact times for around the world here.
You can watch the announcement right here on TheGoldKnight.com.
We now know who will help announce the nominations with Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs: Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee.
At 5:30 a.m. PT, del Toro and Lee will announce the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Cinematography, Costume Design, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Song, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.
At 5:38 a.m. PT, Krasinski and Boone Isaacs will take the stage to unveil the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Directing, Film Editing, Foreign Language Film, Original Score, Best Picture, Production Design, Visual Effects, Adapted Screenplay and Original Screenplay.
For its inaugural two-part announcement last year, here were the announcers and the categories they announced: At 5:30 a.m. PT (8:30 a.m. ET), Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the nominees in the following 11 categories: Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Film Editing, Original Song, Production Design, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects.
At 5:38 a.m. PT (the tradition timeslot), Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs took the stage to unveil the nominations for the 13 remaining categories: Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Adapted Screenplay, Original Screenplay and Best Picture.
Chris Hemsworth joined Boone Isaacs in announcing the nominations two years ago, revealing about half of the 24 categories live on air. Typically, the Academy president is one of the announcers.
In 2012, Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominations in a lively way. It was the first time since 1972 that an Oscars host participated in the nominations announcement. Others announcers have been Jennifer Lawrence (84th Academy Awards nominations), Mo'Nique (83rd), Anne Hathaway (82nd), Forest Whitaker (81st) and Kathy Bates (80th).
The 88th Academy Awards, for outstanding film achievements of 2015, will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries worldwide.