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96th Academy Awards

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96th Academy Awards
DateMarch 10, 2024
SiteDolby Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Hosted byJimmy Kimmel
Most awardsOppenheimer (7)
Most nominationsOppenheimer (13)
Websitehttps://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2024 Edit this on Wikidata
Television/radio coverage
Produced byRaj Kapoor, Katy Mullan
Directed byHamish Hamilton

The 96th Academy Awards was an award ceremony presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honoring the best movies of 2023. The event took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on March 10, 2024.[1] The ceremony was hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel for the fourth time. The producers of the ceremony were Raj Kapoor, Molly McNearney, and Katy Mullan. The director was Hamish Hamilton. It was televised in the United States by ABC.[2]

Oppenheimer won seven awards in total, including Best Picture, followed by Poor Things and The Zone of Interest with four and two respectively.[3]

Nominations[change | change source]

The nominations were announced on January 23, 2024. Oppenheimer led with thirteen nominations, followed by Poor Things and Killers of the Flower Moon with eleven and ten nominations respectively.[4][5][6] "Barbenheimer" received a total of twenty-one nominations, eight for Barbie and thirteen for Oppenheimer.[7] The acting nominees featured a record number of LGBTQ+ characters.[8]

Awards[change | change source]

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger (‡).

Best Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Animated Feature Best International Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature Film Best Documentary Short Film
Best Live Action Short Film Best Animated Short Film
Best Original Score Best Original Song
Best Sound Best Production Design
Best Cinematography Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Best Costume Design Best Film Editing
Best Visual Effects

Governors Awards[change | change source]

The 14th annual Governors Awards ceremony took place on January 9, 2024, hosted by John Mulaney. Honorary Awards were presented to Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks, Carol Littleton, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Michelle Satter.

Movies with multiple nominations and awards[change | change source]

Movies with multiple awards
Awards Film
7 Oppenheimer
4 Poor Things
2 The Zone of Interest

Ceremony information[change | change source]

Producers Raj Kapoor and Katy Mullan were announced on October 17, 2023, with Hamish Hamilton as the director.[1] On November 15, Jimmy Kimmel was announced as host, marking his fourth overall hosting role for the ceremony.[9] On November 30, 2023, ABC and the Academy announced a change in the ceremony's start time to 4:00 p.m. PT (7:00 p.m. ET).

Diversity rules[change | change source]

This will be the first year that diversity rules for the Best Picture category become mandatory. Established under the Academy Aperture 2025 initiative, these rules aim to promote inclusive representation and employment in the film industry.

Barbie Director and Actress snubs[change | change source]

The snubbing of Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie from getting respective Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Actress for Barbie received criticism. Cast members expressed their reactions, and actor Ryan Gosling released a statement in response, emphasizing the significant contributions of Gerwig and Robbie to the movie's success.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hammond, Pete (October 17, 2023). "Raj Kapoor & Katy Mullan Named Executive Producers For 96th Oscar Show; Hamish Hamilton Set As Director". Deadline. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  2. Davis, Clayton (April 24, 2023). "Oscars 2024: Academy Sets Nominations and Ceremony Dates". Variety. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  3. Lang, Brent; Moreau, Jordan (March 10, 2024). "'Oppenheimer' Reigns at Oscars With Seven Wins, Including Best Picture and Director: Full Winners List". Variety. Retrieved March 10, 2024.
  4. "Oscar nominations 2024: Full list of nominees". ABC News. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  5. "2024 | Oscars.org | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences". www.oscars.org. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  6. Pedersen, Erik (April 24, 2023). "2024 Oscars Date Set: See Full Timeline For 96th Annual Academy Awards". Deadline. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  7. D'Alessandro, Anthony (January 23, 2024). "'Barbenheimer' Ongoing Brawl Extends Beyond Box Office To Oscar Nominations". Deadline. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  8. Davis, Clayton (January 23, 2024). "Oscars Diversity 2024: People of Color in Every Acting Category, Jodie Foster and Colman Domingo Make History and More". Variety. Retrieved January 25, 2024.
  9. Rose, Lacey (November 15, 2023). "Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel Back as 2024 Host". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 25, 2024.