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For Your Consideration: The Hobbit Vies For Oscars

Even though The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey remains unseen by audiences, Warner Bros. has already listed the awards they will be vying for at the 2013 Academy Awards. Here’s the list:

Best Picture – Carolynne Cunningham, Zan Weiner, Fran Walsh, and Peter Jackson  (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Director – Peter Jackson (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Adapted Screenplay – Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, and Guillermo Del Toro (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Actor – Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Supporting Actor – Ian McKellen (Gandalf the Grey in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Supporting Actor – Richard Armitage (Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Supporting Actor – Andy Serkis (Gollum in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Supporting Actress – Cate Blanchett (Galadriel in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Cinematography – Andrew Lesnie, ACS, ASC  (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Art Direction – Dan Hennah (Production Designer on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Ra Vincent and Simon Bright (Set Decorators on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Film Editing – Jabez Olssen  (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Costume Design – Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor, Bob Buck  (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Makeup – Richard Taylor (for Armour, Weapons, Creatures, and Special Makeup on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and Peter Swords King (for Hair and Makeup Design on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Sound Mixing – Tony Johnson (Production Sound Mixer on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey) and Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, and Michael Semanick (Re-Recording Mixers on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Sound Editing – Brent Burge and Chris Ward (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Visual Effects – Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, R. Christopher White  (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Original Score – Howard Shore  (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey)

Best Original Song – “Song of the Lonely Mountain” (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey), Music by Neil Finn, David Donaldson, Steve Roche, Janet Roddick, and David Long, Lyrics by Neil Finn, Performed and Produced by Neil Finn

Good luck to everyone! We can only hope that The Hobbit garners plenty of awards!

Warner Bros. has also listed the special screenings available for guild members. See the website for the full list.

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4 Comments

  1. Glad to see they’re pushing Andy Serkis for Best Supporting Actor. If any actor is going to break the “digital actor Oscar” barrier, it will be him.

  2. lol it would be hilarious if Gollum got the best actor award

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