84th annual Academy Award nominees

Stina Alverdal

WGN News

10:52 AM EST, January 24, 2012



The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards were finally announced.

The nine nominated movies for the best picture of the year are:"The Artist","The Descendants","Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close","The Help", "HUGO", "Midnight in Paris","Moneyball","The Tree of Life"and"War Horse".

Billy Crystal will be hosting the annual ceremony that is taking place on February 26th, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The 84th Academy Awards will be televised on ABC.

84th Academy Awards Nominations:

Actor in a Leading Role 

Actor in a Supporting Role


Actress in a Leading Role


Actress in a Supporting Role


Animated Feature Film


Art Direction



Costume Design




Documentary (Feature)


Documentary (Short Subject)


Film Editing


Foreign Language Film




Music (Original Score)


Music (Original Song)


Best Picture


Short Film (Animated)


Short Film (Live Action)


Sound Editing


Sound Mixing


Visual Effects


Writing (Adapted Screenplay)


Writing (Original Screenplay)