In pictures: The 2024 Academy Awards

In pictures: The 2024 Academy Awards - Entertainment - News

A Grand Night of Recognition: The 96th Academy Awards Honor the Best in Film

The world of cinema comes together to celebrate its most exceptional achievements as the 96th Academy Awards unfurl on Sunday night at the prestigious Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Renowned television host, Jimmy Kimmel, graces the stage for an impressive fourth time to preside over this grand event.

This year’s Academy Awards are a testament to the power of art and creativity, as several films have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the cinematic world. Among these notable contenders, Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” leads the pack with an impressive 13 nominations.

Moreover, “Poor Things,” helmed by Yorgos Lanthimos, also garners considerable attention with a total of 11 nominations. Another highly anticipated film, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” directed by Martin Scorsese, manages to secure 10 nominations. Meanwhile, the long-awaited “Barbie” movie, produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and Mattel Films, rakes in eight nominations.

The anticipation leading up to the Academy Awards has been palpable, with audiences eagerly awaiting the announcement of winners in various categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Acting Categories. This esteemed event is not only an opportunity for celebrities to come together in celebration but also a moment of recognition for the unsung heroes behind the scenes.

Stay tuned as we bring you updates on the Academy Awards 2023, with in-depth coverage and analysis of the most notable moments. Experience the excitement unfold as Hollywood’s best receive their well-deserved accolades. The stage is set for an unforgettable night!

1. **Best Picture**
2. **Best Director**
3. **Actor in a Leading Role**
4. **Actress in a Leading Role**
5. **Actor in a Supporting Role**
6. **Actress in a Supporting Role**
7. **Best Adapted Screenplay**
8. **Original Screenplay**
9. **Cinematography**
10. **Costume Design**
11. **Film Editing**
12. **Makeup and Hairstyling**
13. **Original Song**
14. **Production Design**
15. **Sound Editing**
16. **Sound Mixing**
17. **Visual Effects**
18. **Animated Feature Film**
19. **Foreign Language Film**
20. **Documentary (Feature)**
21. **Documentary (Short)**
22. **Live Action Short Film**
23. **Animated Short Film**
24. **Original Score**

**Additional Categories:**
1. **Best Animated Feature – Presented with Pixar Animation Studios**
2. **Best Short Film – Live Action, Animated or Documentary – Presented by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema**
3. **Best International Feature Film – Presented by American Zoetrope**
4. **Honorary Award**
5. **Science and Technology Awards**
6. **Special Achievement Award**