62 Academy Award® Nominations for Films Represented at the American Film Market

Santa Monica (January 24, 2017) – 21 films that were financed and/or sold at the American Film Market received a total of 62 nominations for the 89th Academy Awards, resulting in more than 58% of total nominations in feature film categories.

Below are the nominated films that were represented at the American Film Market:

Best Picture:
Arrival (FilmNation)
Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate / Summit, IM Global)
Hell or High Water (Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lionsgate, Sierra/Affinity)
La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)
Manchester by the Sea (Sierra/Affinity)

Lead Actor:
Manchester by the Sea, Casey Affleck (Sierra/Affinity)
Hacksaw Ridge, Andrew Garfield (Lionsgate / Summit, IM Global)
La La Land, Ryan Gosling (Lionsgate / Summit)
Captain Fantastic, Viggo Mortensen (Entertainment One, Sierra/Affinity)

Lead Actress:
La La Land, Emma Stone (Lionsgate / Summit)
Florence Foster Jenkins, Meryl Streep (Pathé International)

Supporting Actor:
Hell or High Water, Jeff Bridges (Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lionsgate, Sierra/Affinity)
Manchester by the Sea, Lucas Hedges (Sierra/Affinity)
Lion, Dev Patel

Supporting Actress:
Lion, Nicole Kidman
Manchester by the Sea, Michelle Williams (Sierra/Affinity)

Best Director:
La La Land, Damien Chazelle (Lionsgate / Summit)
Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson (Lionsgate / Summit, IM Global)
Manchester by the Sea, Kenneth Lonergan (Sierra/Affinity)
Arrival, Denis Villeneuve (FilmNation)

Adapted Screenplay:
Arrival, Eric Heisserer (FilmNation)
Lion, Luke Davies

Original Screenplay:
20th Century Women, Mike Mills (AnnaPurna)
Hell or High Water, Taylor Sheridan (Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lionsgate, Sierra/Affinity)
La La Land, Damien Chazelle (Lionsgate / Summit)
The Lobster, Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou (Protagonist Pictures)
Manchester by the Sea, Kenneth Lonergan (Sierra/Affinity)

Animated Feature:
My Life as a Zucchini (Indie Sales)

Arrival, Bradford Young (FilmNation)
La La Land, Linus Sandgren (Lionsgate / Summit)
Lion, Greig Fraser
Silence, Rodrigo Prieto (Corsan, IM Global)

Best Documentary Feature:
I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck, Remi Grellety and Hebert Peck (Magnolia Pictures)
13th, Ava DuVernay, Spencer Averick and Howard Barish (Dogwoof Pictures)
Life, Animated, Roger Ross Williams and Julie Goldman (Dogwoof Pictures)

Best Foreign Language Film:
Land of Mine, Denmark (Nordisk Films A/S)
A Man Called Ove, Sweden (Nordisk Films A/S)
Tanna, Australia (Visit Films)
The Salesman, Iran (Memento Films International)
Toni Erdmann, Germany (The Match Factory)

Film Editing:
Arrival, Joe Walker (FilmNation)
Hacksaw Ridge, John Gilbert (Lionsgate / Summit, IM Global)
Hell or High Water, Jake Roberts (Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Lionsgate, Sierra/Affinity)
La La Land, Tom Cross (Lionsgate / Summit)

Sound Editing:
Arrival, Sylvain Bellemare (FilmNation)
Deepwater Horizon, Wylie Stateman and Renee Tondelli (Summit)
Hacksaw Ridge, Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright (Lionsgate / Summit, IM Global)
La La Land, Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan (Lionsgate / Summit)

Sound Mixing:
Arrival (FilmNation)
Hacksaw Ridge (Lionsgate / Summit, IM Global)
La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)

Production Design:
Arrival (FilmNation)
La La Land (Lionsgate / Summit)

Original Score:
La La Land, Justin Hurwitz (Lionsgate / Summit)
Lion, Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka

Original Song:
La La Land, “Audition” (The Fools Who Dream) (Lionsgate / Summit)
La La Land, “City of Stars” (Lionsgate / Summit)

Makeup and Hair:
A Man Called Ove, Eva von Bahr and Love Larson (Nordisk Films A/S)

Costume Design:
Florence Foster Jenkins, Consolata Boyle (Pathé International)
La La Land, Mary Zophres (Lionsgate / Summit)

Visual Effects:
Deepwater Horizon (Summit)


About the American Film Market

The business of independent motion picture production and distribution reaches its peak every year at the American Film Market. The global film industry converges in Santa Monica for eight days of deal‐making on films in every stage of development and production, as well as screenings, conferences, networking and parties.

With 7,000 industry leaders from more than 80 countries, 500+ screenings of 300+ films and the industry’s largest Conference Series, AFM is the pivotal destination for producers, distributors, writers, directors, financiers, industry executives, talent, the international media and all those who provide services to the worldwide motion picture industry.

The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance® the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry.

AFM 2017 will take place November 1 – 8, 2017.