Academy Award Nominees

Nominations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards, airing Sunday, February 25, 2007 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC

Best Picture

  • "Babel"

  • "The Departed" (Winner)

  • "Letters From Iwo Jima"

  • "Little Miss Sunshine"

  • "The Queen"

Director

  • Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "Babel"

  • Martin Scorsese, "The Departed" (Winner)

  • Clint Eastwood, "Letters From Iwo Jima"

  • Stephen Frears, "The Queen"

  • Paul Greengrass, "United 93"

Actor

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, "Blood Diamond"

  • Peter O'Toole, "Venus"

  • Ryan Gosling, "Half Nelson"

  • Will Smith, "The Pursuit of Happyness"

  • Forest Whitaker, "Last King of Scotland" (Winner)

Actress

  • Penelope Cruz, "Volver"

  • Judi Dench, "Notes on a Scandal"

  • Helen Mirren, "The Queen" (Winner)

  • Meryl Streep, "The Devil Wears Prada"

  • Kate Winslet, "Little Children"

Supporting Actor

  • Alan Arkin, "Little Miss Sunshine" (Winner)

  • Jackie Earle Haley, "Little Children"

  • Djimon Hounsou, "Blood Diamond"

  • Eddie Murphy, "Dreamgirls"

  • Mark Wahlberg, "The Departed"

Supporting Actress

  • Adriana Barraza, "Babel"

  • Cate Blanchett, "Notes on a Scandal"

  • Abigail Breslin, "Little Miss Sunshine"

  • Jennifer Hudson, "Dreamgirls" (Winner)

  • Rinko Kikuchi, "Babel"

Animated Feature Film

  • "Cars"

  • "Happy Feet" (Winner)

  • "Monster House"

Adapted Screenplay

  • Sacha Baron Cohen and Anthony Hines and Peter Baynham and Dan Mazer and Todd Phillips, "Borat Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan"

  • Alfonso Cuaron and Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, "Children of Men"

  • William Monahan, "The Departed" (Winner)

  • Todd Field and Tom Perrotta, "Little Children"

  • Patrick Marber, "Notes on a Scandal"

Original Screenplay

  • Guillermo Arriaga, "Babel"

  • Iris Yamashita and Paul Haggis, "Letters From Iwo Jima"

  • Michael Arndt, "Little Miss Sunshine" (Winner)

  • Guillermo del Toro, "Pan's Labyrinth"

  • Peter Morgan, "The Queen"

Art Direction

  • "Dreamgirls"

  • "The Good Shepherd"

  • "Pan's Labyrinth" (Winner)

  • "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"

  • "The Prestige"

Cinematography

  • "The Black Dahlia"

  • "Children of Men"

  • "The Illusionist"

  • "Pan's Labyrinth" (Winner)

  • "The Prestige"

Costume Design

  • "Curse of the Golden Flower"

  • "The Devil Wears Prada"

  • "Dreamgirls"

  • "Marie Antoinette" (Winner)

  • "The Queen"

Documentary

  • "Deliver Us From Evil"

  • "An Inconvenient Truth" (Winner)

  • "Iraq in Fragments"

  • "Jesus Camp"

  • "My Country, My Country"

Documentary Short Subject

  • "The Blood of Yingzhou District" (Winner)

  • "Recycled Life"

  • "Rehearsing a Dream"

  • Two Hands"

Film Editing

  • "Babel"

  • "Blood Diamond"

  • "Children of Men"

  • "The Departed" (Winner)

  • "United 93"

Foreign Film

  • "After the Wedding," Denmark

  • "Days of Glory (Indigenes)," Algeria

  • "The Lives of Others," Germany (Winner)

  • "Pan's Labyrinth," Mexico

  • "Water," Canada

Makeup

  • "Apocalypto"

  • "Click"

  • "Pan's Labyrinth" (Winner)

Original Score

  • "Babel," Gustavo Santaolalla (Winner)

  • "The Good German," Thomas Newman

  • "Notes on a Scandal," Philip Glass

  • "Pan's Labyrinth," Javier Navarrete

  • "The Queen," Alexandre Desplat

Original Song

  • "I Need to Wake Up" from "An Inconvenient Truth," Melissa Etheridge (Winner)

  • "Listen" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler and Anne Preven

  • "Love You I Do" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger and Siedah Garrett

  • "Our Town" from "Cars," Randy Newman

  • "Patience" from "Dreamgirls," Henry Krieger and Willie Reale

Animated Short Film

  • "The Danish Poet" (Winner)

  • "Lifted"

  • "The Little Matchgirl"

  • "Maestro"

  • "No Time for Nuts"

Live Action Short Film

  • "Binta and the Great Idea (Binta Y La Gran Idea)"

  • "Eramos Pocos (One Too Many)"

  • "Helmer & Son"

  • "The Saviour"

  • "West Bank Story" (Winner)

Sound Editing

  • "Apocalypto"

  • "Blood Diamond"

  • "Flags of Our Fathers"

  • "Letters From Iwo Jima" (Winner)

  • "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"

Sound Mixing

  • "Apocalypto"

  • "Blood Diamond"

  • "Dreamgirls" (Winner)

  • "Flags of Our Fathers"

  • "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"

Visual Effects

  • "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" (Winner)

  • "Poseidon"

  • "Superman Returns"

Honorary Award

  • Ennio Morricone

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

  • Sherry Lansing

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