Nominees for 77th Academy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 77th Academy Awards, which were announced Tuesday:

Best picture: "The Aviator"; "Finding Neverland"; "Million Dollar Baby"; "Ray"; "Sideways."


Animated feature film: "The Incredibles"; "Shark Tale"; "Shrek 2."

Actor: Don Cheadle, "Hotel Rwanda"; Johnny Depp, "Finding Neverland"; Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Aviator"; Clint Eastwood, "Million Dollar Baby"; Jamie Foxx, "Ray."

Actress: Annette Bening, "Being Julia"; Catalina Sandino Moreno, "Maria Full of Grace"; Imelda Staunton, "Vera Drake"; Hilary Swank, "Million Dollar Baby"; Kate Winslet, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind."

Supporting Actor: Alan Alda, "The Aviator"; Thomas Haden Church, "Sideways"; Jamie Foxx, "Collateral"; Morgan Freeman, "Million Dollar Baby"; Clive Owen, "Closer."

Supporting Actress: Cate Blanchett, "The Aviator"; Laura Linney, "Kinsey"; Virginia Madsen, "Sideways"; Sophie Okonedo, "Hotel Rwanda"; Natalie Portman, "Closer."

Director: Clint Eastwood, "Million Dollar Baby"; Taylor Hackford, "Ray"; Mike Leigh, "Vera Drake"; Alexander Payne, "Sideways"; Martin Scorsese, "The Aviator."

Original Screenplay: "The Aviator" (John Logan); "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (Charlie Kaufman); "Hotel Rwanda" (Keir Pearson & Terry George); "The Incredibles" (Brad Bird); "Vera Drake" (Mike Leigh).

Adapted Screenplay: "Before Sunset" (Screenplay Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke, Story by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan); "Finding Neverland" (David Magee); "Million Dollar Baby" (Paul Haggis); "The Motorcycle Diaries" (Jose Rivera); "Sideways" (Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor).

Foreign-language film: "As It Is in Heaven" (Sweden); "The Chorus (Les Choristes)" (France); "Downfall" (Germany); "The Sea Inside" (Spain); "Yesterday" (South Africa).

Original music score: "Finding Neverland" (Jan A.P. Kaczmarek); "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (John Williams); "Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events" (Thomas Newman); "The Passion of the Christ" (John Debney); "The Village" (James Newton Howard).

Song: "Accidentally in Love" ("Shrek 2"; Music by Adam Duritz, Charles Gillingham, Jim Bogios, David Immergluck, Matthew Mallery and David Bryson, lyric by Adam Durwitz and Daniel Vickrey); "Al otro lado del rio" ("The Motorcycle Diaries"; Music and lyric by Jorge Drexler); "Believe" ("The Polar Express"; Music and lyric by Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri); "Learn to Be Lonely" ("Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera"; Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyric by Charles Hart); "Look to Your Path (Vois sur ton chemin)" ("The Chorus (Les Choristes)"; Music by Bruno Coulais, lyric by Christophe Barratier).

Art direction: "The Aviator"; "Finding Neverland"; "Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events"; "The Phantom of the Opera"; "A Very Long Engagement."

Cinematography: "The Aviator"; "Finding Neverland"; "House of Flying Daggers"; "The Passion of the Christ"; "The Phantom of the Opera"; "A Very Long Engagement."

Costume design: "The Aviator"; "Finding Neverland"; "Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events"; "Ray"; "Troy."

Documentary feature: "Born into Brothels"; "The Story of the Weeping Camel"; "Super Size Me"; "Tupac: Resurrection"; "Twist of Faith."

Documentary short: "Autism is a World"; "The Children of Leningradsky"; "Hardwood"; "Mighty Times: The Children's March"; "Sister Rose's Passion"

Film editing: "The Aviator"; "Collateral"; "Finding Neverland"; "Million Dollar Baby"; "Ray."

Makeup: "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events"; "The Passion of the Christ"; "The Sea Inside."

Short film (animated): "Birthday Boy"; "Gopher Broke"; "Guard Dog"; "Lorenzo"; "Ryan."

Short film (live action): "Everything in This Country Must"; "Little Terrorist"; "7:35 in the Morning (7:35 de la maƱana)"; "Two Cars, One Night"; "Wasp."

Sound editing: "The Incredibles"; "The Polar Express"; "Spider-Man 2."

Sound mixing: "The Aviator"; "The Incredibles"; "The Polar Express"; "Ray"; "Spider-Man 2."

Visual effects: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"; "I, Robot"; "Spider-Man 2."

Honorary award: Sidney Lumet.

The 77th Academy Awards will be presented on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, in ceremonies to be televised by ABC with Chris Rock as host.

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