Predictions: 89th Academy Awards (2017) | Pop Culture Crossing

Here are the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards and Pop Culture Crossing’s predictions.[1] Use this resource to compare our predictions with yours and the results!

·       Best Picture

o   Arrival

o   Fences

o   Hacksaw Ridge

o   Hell or High Water

o   Hidden Figures

o   La La Land

o   Lion

o   Manchester by the Sea

o   Moonlight

·       Directing

o   Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

o   Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge

o   Damien Chazelle, La La Land

o   Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

o   Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

·       Actor in a Leading Role

o   Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

o   Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

o   Ryan Gosling, La La Land

o   Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

o   Denzel Washington, Fences

·       Actress in a Leading Role

o   Isabelle Huppert, Elle

o   Ruth Negga, Loving

o   Natalie Portman, Jackie

o   Emma Stone, La La Land

o   Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

·       Actor in a Supporting Role

o   Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

o   Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

o   Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

o   Dev Patel, Lion

o   Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

·       Actress in a Supporting Role

o   Viola Davis, Fences

o   Naomie Harris, Moonlight

o   Nicole Kidman, Lion

o   Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

o   Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

·       Animated Feature Film

o   Kubo and the Two Strings

o   Moana

o   My Life as a Zucchini

o   The Red Turtle

o   Zootopia

·       Short Film (Animated)

o   Blind Vaysha

o   Borrowed Time

o   Pear Cider and Cigarettes

o   Pearl

o   Piper

·       Short Film (Live Action)

o   Ennemis Intérieurs

o   La Femme et le TGV

o   Silent Nights

o   Sing

o   Timecode

·       Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

o   Eric Heisserer, Arrival

o   August Wilson, Fences

o   Allison Schroeder; Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures

o   Luke Davies, Lion

o   Barry Jenkins (screenplay); Tarell Alvin McCraney (story), Moonlight

·       Writing (Original Screenplay)

o   Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

o   Damien Chazelle, La La Land

o   Yorgos Lanthimos; Efthimis Filippou, The Lobster

o   Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

o   Mike Mills, 20th Century Women

·       Cinematography

o   Bradford Young, Arrival

o   Linus Sandgren, La La Land

o   Greig Fraser, Lion

o   James Laxton, Moonlight

o   Rodrigo Prieto, Silence

·       Documentary (Feature)

o   Fire at Sea

o   I Am Not Your Negro

o   Life, Animated

o   O.J.: Made in America

o   13th

·       Documentary (Short Subject)

o   Extremis

o   4.1 Miles

o   Joe’s Violin

o   Watani: My Homeland

o   The White Helmets

·       Foreign Language Film

o   Land of Mine, Denmark

o   A Man Called Ove, Sweden

o   The Salesman, Iran

o   Tanna, Australia

o   Toni Erdmann, Germany

·       Film Editing

o   Joe Walker, Arrival

o   John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge

o   Jake Roberts, Hell or High Water

o   Tom Cross, La La Land

o   Nat Sanders; Joi McMillon, Moonlight

·       Sound Editing

o   Sylvain Bellemare, Arrival

o   Wylie Stateman; Renée Tondelli, Deepwater Horizon

o   Robert Mackenzie; Andy Wright, Hacksaw Ridge

o   Ai-Ling Lee; Mildred Iatrou Morgan, La La Land

o   Alan Robert Murray; Bub Asman, Sully

·       Sound Mixing

o   Bernard Gariépy Strobl; Claude La Haye, Arrival

o   Kevin O’Connell; Andy Wright; Robert Mackenzie; Peter Grace, Hacksaw Ridge

o   Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee; Steve A. Morrow, La La Land

o   David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio; Stuart Wilson, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

o   Greg P. Russell; Gary Summers; Jeffrey J. Haboush; Mac Ruth, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

·       Production Design

o   Production Design: Patrice Vermette; Set Decoration: Paul Hotte, Arrival

o   Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

o   Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh, Hail, Caesar!

o   Production Design: David Wasco; Set Decoration: Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, La La Land

o   Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Gene Serdena, Passengers

·       Music (Original Score)

o   Mica Levi, Jackie

o   Justin Hurwitz, La La Land

o   Dustin O’Halloran; Hauschka, Lion

o   Nicholas Britell, Moonlight

o   Thomas Newman, Passengers

·       Music (Original Song)

o   “Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” La La Land; Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyrics by Benji Pasek; Justin Paul

o   “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Trolls; Music and Lyrics by Justin Timberlake; Max Martin; Karl Johan Schuster

o   “City of Stars,” La La Land; Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyrics by Benji Pasek; Justin Paul

o   “The Empty Chair,” Jim: The James Foley Story; Music and Lyrics by J. Ralph; Sting

o   “How Far I’ll Go,” Moana; Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

·       Makeup and Hairstyling

o   Eva von Bahr; Love Larson, A Man Called Ove

o   Joel Harlow; Richard Alonzo, Star Trek Beyond

o   Alessandro Bertolazzi; Giorgio Gregorini; Christopher Nelson, Suicide Squad

·       Costume Design

o   Joanna Johnston, Allied

o   Colleen Atwood, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

o   Consolata Boyle, Florence Foster Jenkins

o   Madeline Fontaine, Jackie

o   Mary Zophres, La La Land

·       Visual Effects

o   Craig Hammack; Jason Snell; Jason Billington; Burt Dalton, Deepwater Horizon

o   Stephane Ceretti; Richard Bluff; Vincent Cirelli; Paul Corbould, Doctor Strange

o   Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones; Dan Lemmon, The Jungle Book

o   Steve Emerson; Oliver Jones; Brian McLean; Brad Schiff, Kubo and the Two Strings

o   John Knoll; Mohen Leo; Hal Hickel; Neil Corbould, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Bibliography: 

[1] https://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2017.