Nominees & Winners for the 75th Academy Awards

Actor in a Leading Role

Adrien Brody
  • Adrien Brody in “The Pianist”
  • Nicolas Cage in “Adaptation”
  • Michael Caine in “The Quiet American”
  • Daniel Day-Lewis in “Gangs of New York”
  • Jack Nicholson in “About Schmidt”

Actor in a Supporting Role

Chris Cooper
  • Chris Cooper in “Adaptation”
  • Ed Harris in “The Hours”
  • Paul Newman in “Road to Perdition”
  • John C. Reilly in “Chicago”
  • Christopher Walken in “Catch Me If You Can”

Actress in a Leading Role

Nicole Kidman
  • Salma Hayek in “Frida”
  • Nicole Kidman in “The Hours”
  • Diane Lane in “Unfaithful”
  • Julianne Moore in “Far from Heaven”
  • Renée Zellweger in “Chicago”

Actress in a Supporting Role

Catherin Zeta-Jones
  • Kathy Bates in “About Schmidt”
  • Julianne Moore in “The Hours”
  • Queen Latifah in “Chicago”
  • Meryl Streep in “Adaptation”
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones in “Chicago”

Animated Feature Film

  • Ice Age” Chris Wedge
  • Lilo & Stitch” Chris Sanders
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron” Jeffrey Katzenberg
  • Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki
  • Treasure Planet” Ron Clements

Art Direction

  • Chicago Art Direction: John Myhre; Set Decoration: Gordon Sim
  • Frida” Art Direction: Felipe Fernandez del Paso; Set Decoration: Hania Robledo
  • Gangs of New York” Art Direction: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” Art Direction: Grant Major; Set Decoration: Dan Hennah and Alan Lee
  • Road to Perdition” Art Direction: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh


  • Chicago” Dion Beebe
  • Far from Heaven” Edward Lachman
  • Gangs of New York” Michael Ballhaus
  • The Pianist” Pawel Edelman
  • Road to Perdition Conrad L. Hall

Costume Design

  • Chicago Colleen Atwood
  • Frida” Julie Weiss
  • Gangs of New York” Sandy Powell
  • The Hours” Ann Roth
  • The Pianist” Anna Sheppard


  • Chicago” Rob Marshall
  • Gangs of New York” Martin Scorsese
  • The Hours” Stephen Daldry
  • The Pianist Roman Polanski
  • Talk to Her” Pedro Almodóvar

Documentary (Feature)

  • Bowling for Columbine Michael Moore, Michael Donovan
  • Daughter from Danang” Gail Dolgin, Vicente Franco
  • Prisoner of Paradise” Malcolm Clarke, Stuart Sender
  • Spellbound” Jeffrey Blitz, Sean Welch
  • Winged Migration” Jacques Perrin

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • The Collector of Bedford Street” Alice Elliott
  • Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks” Robert Hudson, Bobby Houston
  • Twin Towers Bill Guttentag, Robert David Port
  • Why Can’t We Be a Family Again?” Roger Weisberg, Murray Nossel

Film Editing

  • Chicago Martin Walsh
  • Gangs of New York” Thelma Schoonmaker
  • The Hours” Peter Boyle
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” Michael Horton
  • The Pianist” Hervé de Luze

Foreign Language Film

  • El Crimen del Padre Amaro” Mexico
  • Hero” People’s Republic of China
  • The Man without a Past” Finland
  • Nowhere in Africa Germany
  • Zus & Zo” The Netherlands


  • Frida John Jackson, Beatrice De Alba
  • The Time Machine” John M. Elliott, Jr., Barbara Lorenz

Music (Original Score)

  • Catch Me If You Can” John Williams
  • Far from Heaven” Elmer Bernstein
  • Frida Elliot Goldenthal
  • The Hours” Philip Glass
  • Road to Perdition” Thomas Newman

Music (Original Song)

  • Burn It Blue” from “Frida” Music by Elliot Goldenthal; Lyric by Julie Taymor
  • Father and Daughter” from “The Wild Thornberrys Movie” Music and Lyric by Paul Simon
  • The Hands That Built America” from “Gangs of New York” Music and Lyric by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen
  • I Move On” from “Chicago” Music by John Kander; Lyric by Fred Ebb
  • Lose Yourself from “8 Mile” Music by Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto; Lyric by Eminem

Best Picture

Martin Richards
  • Chicago Martin Richards, Producer
  • Gangs of New York” Alberto Grimaldi and Harvey Weinstein, Producers
  • The Hours” Scott Rudin and Robert Fox, Producers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh and Peter Jackson, Producers
  • The Pianist” Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa and Alain Sarde, Producers

Short Film (Animated)

  • The Cathedral” Tomek Baginski
  • The ChubbChubbs! Eric Armstrong
  • Das Rad” Chris Stenner, Heidi Wittlinger
  • Mike’s New Car” Pete Docter, Roger Gould
  • Mt. Head” Koji Yamamura

Short Film (Live Action)

  • Fait D’Hiver” Dirk Beliën, Anja Daelemans
  • I’ll Wait for the Next One... (J’Attendrai Le Suivant...)” Philippe Orreindy, Thomas Gaudin
  • Inja (Dog)” Steven Pasvolsky, Joe Weatherstone
  • Johnny Flynton” Lexi Alexander, Alexander Buono
  • This Charming Man (Der Er En Yndig Mand) Martin Strange-Hansen, Mie Andreasen


  • Chicago Michael Minkler, Dominick Tavella, David Lee
  • Gangs of New York” Tom Fleischman, Eugene Gearty, Ivan Sharrock
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges, Hammond Peek
  • Road to Perdition” Scott Millan, Bob Beemer, John Patrick Pritchett
  • Spider-Man” Kevin O’Connell, Greg P. Russell, Ed Novick

Sound Editing

Visual Effects

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook, Alex Funke
  • Spider-Man” John Dykstra, Scott Stokdyk, Anthony LaMolinara, John Frazier
  • Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones” Rob Coleman, Pablo Helman, John Knoll, Ben Snow

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • About a Boy” Screenplay by Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz and Paul Weitz
  • Adaptation” Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman and Donald Kaufman
  • Chicago” Screenplay by Bill Condon
  • The Hours” Screenplay by David Hare
  • The Pianist Screenplay by Ronald Harwood

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • Far from Heaven” Written by Todd Haynes
  • Gangs of New York” Screenplay by Jay Cocks and Steve Zaillian and Kenneth Lonergan; Story by Jay Cocks
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding” Written by Nia Vardalos
  • Talk to Her Written by Pedro Almodóvar
  • Y Tu Mamá También” Written by Carlos Cuarón and Alfonso Cuarón

  • Star indicates a win.