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The Oscar telecast will air on ABC on Sunday, March 7, 2010, at 8 pm EST.

Best Picture

AVATAR Movie Poster
dir. James Cameron
Sam Worthington
Sigourney Weaver
Michelle Rodriguez
dir. Kathryn Bigelow
Jeremy Renner
Anthony Mackie
Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire Movie PosterPrecious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
dir. Lee Daniels
Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe
The Blind Side
dir. John Lee Hancock
Quinton Aaron
Sandra Bullock
Tim McGraw
DISTRICT 9 Movie PosterDistrict 9
dir. Neill Blomkamp
Sharlto Copley
David James
dir. Quentin Tarantino
Brad Pitt
Diane Kruger
dir. Pete Docter
Bob Peterson
Voices by:
Edward Asner
Christopher Plummer
UP IN THE AIR Movie PosterUp in the Air
dir. Jason Reitman
George Clooney
Vera Farmiga
Anna Kendrick
AN EDUCATION Movie PosterAn Education
dir. Lone Scherfig
Carey Mulligan
Olivia Williams
A SERIOUS MAN Movie Poster
A Serious Man
dir. Coen Brothers
Michael Stuhlbarg
Richard Kind
Best DirectorKathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker (2008)

James Cameron for Avatar (2009)

Lee Daniels for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009)

Jason Reitman for Up in the Air (2009/I)

Quentin Tarantino for Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Best Actor Jeff Bridges for Crazy Heart (2009)

George Clooney for Up in the Air (2009/I)

Colin Firth for A Single Man (2009)

Morgan Freeman for Invictus (2009)

Jeremy Renner for The Hurt Locker (2008)

Best ActressSandra Bullock for The Blind Side (2009)

Helen Mirren for The Last Station (2009)

Carey Mulligan for An Education (2009)

Gabourey Sidibe for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009)

Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia (2009)

Best Supporting ActorMatt Damon for Invictus (2009)

Christopher Plummer for The Last Station (2009)

Stanley Tucci for The Lovely Bones (2009)

Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Best Supporting Actress Penélope Cruz for Nine (2009)

Vera Farmiga for Up in the Air (2009/I)

Maggie Gyllenhaal for Crazy Heart (2009)

Anna Kendrick for Up in the Air (2009/I)

Mo’Nique for Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009)

Best Screenplay from an AdaptationDistrict 9 (2009): Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell

An Education (2009): Nick Hornby

In the Loop (2009): Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009): Geoffrey Fletcher

Up in the Air (2009/I): Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner

Best Original Screenplay The Hurt Locker (2008): Mark Boal

Inglourious Basterds (2009): Quentin Tarantino

The Messenger (2009/I): Oren Moverman, Alessandro Camon

A Serious Man (2009): Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Up (2009): Bob Peterson, Pete Docter

Best Achievement in CinematographyAvatar (2009): Mauro Fiore

Das weisse Band – Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (2009): Christian Berger

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009): Bruno Delbonnel

The Hurt Locker (2008): Barry Ackroyd

Inglourious Basterds (2009): Robert Richardson

Best Achievement in Editing Avatar (2009): Stephen E. Rivkin, John Refoua, James Cameron

District 9 (2009): Julian Clarke

The Hurt Locker (2008): Bob Murawski, Chris Innis

Inglourious Basterds (2009): Sally Menke

Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (2009): Joe Klotz

Best Achievement in Art DirectionAvatar (2009): Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009): Anastasia Masaro

Nine (2009): John Myhre

Sherlock Holmes (2009): Sarah Greenwood

The Young Victoria (2009): Patrice Vermette

Best Achievement in Costume Design Bright Star (2009): Janet Patterson

Coco avant Chanel (2009): Catherine Leterrier

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009): Monique Prudhomme

Nine (2009): Colleen Atwood

The Young Victoria (2009): Sandy Powell

Best Achievement in MakeupIl divo (2008)

Star Trek (2009)

The Young Victoria (2009)

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score Crazy Heart (2009): T-Bone Burnett, Ryan Bingham(“The Weary Kind”)

Faubourg 36 (2008): Reinhardt Wagner, Frank Thomas(“Loin de Paname”)

Nine (2009): Maury Yeston(“Take It All”)

The Princess and the Frog (2009): Randy Newman(“Down in New Orleans”)

The Princess and the Frog (2009): Randy Newman(“Almost There”)

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original SongNominees:

Avatar (2009): James Horner

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009): Alexandre Desplat

The Hurt Locker (2008): Marco Beltrami, Buck Sanders

Sherlock Holmes (2009): Hans Zimmer

Up (2009): Michael Giacchino

Best Achievement in Sound Avatar (2009)

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Star Trek (2009)

Up (2009)

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Best Achievement in Sound EditingAvatar (2009)

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Star Trek (2009)

Up (2009)

Best Achievement in Visual Effects Avatar (2009)

District 9 (2009)

Star Trek (2009)

Best Animated Feature Film of the YearCoraline (2009)

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

The Secret of Kells (2009)

Up (2009)

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year Ajami (2009): Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani(Israel)

Das weisse Band – Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte (2009): Michael Haneke(Germany)

El secreto de sus ojos (2009): Juan José Campanella(Argentina)

Un prophète (2009): Jacques Audiard(France)

La teta asustada (2009): Claudia Llosa(Peru)

Best Documentary, FeaturesBurma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land (2008): Anders Østergaard

The Cove (2009): Louie Psihoyos

Food, Inc. (2008): Robert Kenner

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009): Judith Ehrlich, Rick Goldsmith

Which Way Home (2009): Rebecca Cammisa

Best Documentary, Short Subjects China’s Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province (2009) (TV)

The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner (2009)

The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant (2009) (TV)

Królik po berlinsku (2009)

Music by Prudence (2010)

Best Short Film, AnimatedFrench Roast (2008)

Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty (2008)

La dama y la muerte (2009)

Logorama (2009)

Wallace and Gromit in ‘A Matter of Loaf and Death’ (2008) (TV)

Best Short Film, Live Action The Door (2008)

Istället för abrakadabra (2008)

Kavi (2009)

Miracle Fish (2009)

The New Tenants (2009)