Awards

VIFF 2018 Films Showered With Oscar Nominations

After months of speculation, nominations for the 91st Academy Awards dropped this morning, with Alfonso Cuaron’s black-and-white epic Roma (now screening at Vancity Theatre) and Yorgos Lanthimos’ regal comedy-drama The Favourite (VIFF 2018) leading the pack with 10 nods each.

Also nominated for best picture are A Star Is Born, Green Book, BlacKkKlansman(screening Feb 25 at Vancity Theatre for Black History Month), Bohemian Rhapsody, Vice and Black Panther – which becomes the first superhero film to be shortlisted in the category.

We’re thrilled to see some VIFF 2018 and Vancity Theatre favourites amongst the list of nominees, including Cold War, Mirai, Capernaum, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, First Reformed and ShopliftersCanadian short animation Animal Behaviour, Fauve,  First Reformed, A Quiet Place,Minding the Gap, as well as Hale County This Morning This Evening, which will screen February 4 at Vancity Theatre, as a part of Black History Month.

Scroll down for the full list of nominees.

Oscar Nominated Shorts at Vancity Theatre: February 8 – 28

Each year the Vancity Theatre is proud to present the nominees for the Academy Award for Best Short Film in the Live Action and Animation categories. Between February 8 – 28, there are plenty of chances to catch them!

VIFF Oscar Party – Sunday, February 24, 3PM

Tickets for our highly anticipated VIFF 2018 Oscar Party will go on sale this Friday – January 25, 5PM (VIFF+ Members, check your inbox for Advance Sale details!). Join us as we watch the award ceremony festivities on the big screen + our famous Oscar bingo, unlimited free popcorn, Mr Bannock food truck, bar, and the open invitation to strut your stuff on the red carpet in our Best Dressed fashion show!

Be ready on Friday, tickets will sell out quickly!


Oscars 2019 Nominations Full List

Films marked with a * screened at VIFF 2018.

Best Picture
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“The Favourite” *
“Green Book”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”
“Vice”

Best Director
Spike Lee (“BlacKkKlansman”)
Pawel Pawlikowski (“Cold War”) *
Yorgos Lanthimos (“The Favourite”) *
Alfonso Cuaron (“Roma”)
Adam McKay (“Vice”)

Best Actor 
Christian Bale (“Vice”)
Rami Malek (“Bohemian Rhapsody”
Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born”)
Willem Dafoe (“At Eternity’s Gate”)
Viggo Mortensen (“Green Book”)

Best Actress
Yalitza Aparicio (“Roma”)
Glenn Close (“The Wife”)
Olivia Colman (“The Favourite”)
Lady Gaga (“A Star Is Born”)
Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”) *

Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali (“Green Book”)
Richard E. Grant (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”) *
Sam Elliott (“A Star Is Born”)
Sam Rockwell (“Vice”)
Adam Driver (“BlacKkKlansman”)

Supporting Actress
Regina King (“If Beale Street Could Talk”)
Amy Adams (“Vice”)
Marina De Tavira (“Roma”)
Rachel Weisz (“The Favourite”) *
Emma Stone (“The Favourite”) *

Adapted Screenplay
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” *
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“A Star Is Born”

Best Original Screenplay
“The Favourite” *
“First Reformed”
“Green Book”
“Roma”
“Vice”

Animated Feature
“Incredibles 2”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Mirai” *
“Ralph Breaks the Internet”
“Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse

Foreign Language Film
“Capernaum” (Lebanon) *
“Cold War” (Poland) *
“Never Look Away” (Germany)
“Roma” (Mexico)
“Shoplifters” (Japan) *

Best Documentary
“Free Solo”
“Hale County This Morning This Evening”
“Minding the Gap”
“Of Fathers and Sons”
“RBG”

Best Cinematography 
“Cold War” *
“The Favourite” *
“Never Look Away”
“Roma”
“A Star Is Born”

Best Costume Design
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
“Black Panther”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“The Favourite” *
“Mary Queen of Scots”

Film Editing
“BlacKkklansman”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“The Favourite” *
“Green Book”
“Vice”

Makeup and Hairstyling
“Border”
“Mary Queen of Scots”
“Vice”

Original Score
“Black Panther”
“BlacKkKlansman”
“If Beale Street Could Talk”
“Isle of Dogs”
“Mary Poppins Returns”

Original Song
“All the Stars” (“Black Panther”)
“I’ll Fight” (“RBG”)
“The Place Where Lost Things Go” (“Mary Poppins Returns”)
“Shallow” (“A Star Is Born”)
“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings” (“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”)

Production Design
“Black Panther”
“The Favourite” *
“First Man”
“Mary Poppins Returns”
“Roma”

Sound Editing
“Black Panther”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“First Man”
“A Quiet Place”
“Roma”

Sound Mixing
“Black Panther”
“A Star Is Born”
“Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Roma”
“First Man”

Visual Effects
“Avengers: Infinity War”
“Christopher Robin”
“First Man”
“Ready Player One”
“Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Documentary (Short Subject)
“Black Sheep”
“End Game”
“Lifeboat”
“A Night at the Garden”
“Period. End of Sentence.”

Short Film (Animated)
“Animal Behaviour” *
“Bao”
“Late Afternoon”
“One Small Step”
“Weekends”

Short Film (Live Action)
“Detainment”
“Skin”
“Marguerite”
“Fauve” *
“Mother”

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