Oscar Nominations 2022 List: Full list of 94th Academy Awards nominations

Oscar Nominations 2022: Oscars 2022 award ceremony is set to take place on March 27, 2022, at the Original Venue of Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Find the full list of 94th Academy Awards nominations below which also includes Oscar 2022 nominations from India. 

Created On: Feb 9, 2022 11:48 ISTModified On: Mar 27, 2022 17:13 IST
Oscar Nominations 2022: Check Full list of Academy Award Nominees
Oscar Nominations 2022: Check Full list of Academy Award Nominees

Oscars 2022 Nominations: With just a few days to go for the 94th Academy Awards, OSCARS Fever is BACK! The Academy has released the complete list of Oscar Nominations 2022 for the upcoming awards ceremony which is scheduled to take place on 27th March – Sunday. The Oscar 2022 Event is scheduled to be hosted by Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.

Who are the Oscar Nominees for 2022?

This year’s Oscars Nominations have been dominated by Jane Campion Directed ‘The Power Of The Dog’ which has gained 12 nominations in total including in key awards categories of Best Film, Best Director as well as Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch. This is followed by Jason Momoa starrer Dune which has bagged 10 Nominations. In addition to this, West Side Story and Belfast also have 7 Nominations each for Oscar 2022.  In the category of Best Director, Paul Thomas Anderson has been nominated for Licorice Pizza, Kenneth Branagh for Belfast, Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog, Ryusuke Hamaguchi for Drive My Car and Steven Spielberg for West Side Story.

Among the other key categories, among the Best Actors Category, Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog), Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick ... Boom) and Will Smith (King Richard ) will be competing against Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth) for top honours in the Best Actor Category. On similar lines, among female leads, tough competition is being seen among Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter), Penelope Cruz (Parallel Mothers), Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos) and Kristen Stewart (Spencer).

Indian Documentary ‘Writing with Fire’ Among Final Nominations

In some good news for Indian Audiences, Delhi-based filmmakers Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh’s documentary, ‘Writing with Fire’, has been nominated for the 94th Academy Awards. In fact, ‘Writing with Fire’ is India’s 1st independent production to make it to the final nomination in this category. The Documentary film competed against a pool of 138 other Documentaries and was among the 15 shortlisted films for the Final Nominations.

Terming the Oscar Nominations as a landmark moment for India, Sushmit Ghosh while interacting with media said ““We are beyond delighted. This is a massive moment for us and for Indian cinema. This is the first time an Indian documentary has been nominated for an Academy Award, so it has made history. This film is about fearless Dalit women journalists who are redefining what being powerful means, quintessentially the story of the modern Indian woman.”

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Oscars 2022 Nominations List

Let’s check out the complete list of Oscar Nominations 2022 by category wise for 94th Academy Awards!

Oscar Nominations 2022 Best Picture

The 94th Academy Awards Nomination for Best Picture spans across 10 films. These 10 films are competing competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar for Best Picture which will be revealed on 27th March. Check out the Oscar Nominations for Best Picture Below:




Laura Berwick, Kenneth Branagh, Becca Kovacik and Tamar Thomas


Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger

Don't Look Up

Adam McKay and Kevin Messick

Drive My Car

Teruhisa Yamamoto


Mary Parent, Denis Villeneuve and Cale Boyter

King Richard

Tim White, Trevor White and Will Smith

Licorice Pizza

Sara Murphy, Adam Somner and Paul Thomas Anderson

Nightmare Alley

Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale and Bradley Cooper

The Power of the Dog

Jane Campion, Tanya Seghatchian, Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Roger Frappier

West Side Story

Steven Spielberg and Kristie Macosko Krieger

Oscar Nominations 2022 Best Actor

For Best Actor Category, the Academy has finalized 5 Nominations. The nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role Category for Oscars 2022 are: Benedict Cumberbatch, Javier Bardem, Will Smith, Andrew Garfield and Denzel Washington.




Javier Bardem

Being the Ricardos


Benedict Cumberbatch

The Power of the Dog


Andrew Garfield

Tick, Tick...BOOM!


Will Smith

King Richard


Denzel Washington

The Tragedy of Macbeth


Oscar Nominations 2022 for Best Actress

The Oscars 2022 Nominations for Category of Actress in a Leading Role for Oscars 2022 sees 5 leading ladies compete for the top honours. The nominations include Olivia Colman, Jessica Chastain, Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz and Kristen Stewart.



Jessica Chastain

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Olivia Coleman

The Lost Daughter

Penelope Cruz

Parallel Mothers

Nicole Kidman

Being the Ricardos

Kristen Stewart


Oscars 2022 Nominations for Best Director

The category of Best Directors has seen 5 Oscar Nominations being finalized. These include Kenneth Branagh for Belfast, Paul Thomas Anderson for Licorice Pizza, Jane Champion for The Power or Dog and Ryusuke Hamaguchi for Drive My Car and Legendary Steven Spielberg for the West Side Story.



Paul Thomas Anderson

Licorice Pizza

Kenneth Branagh


Jane Campion

The Power of the Dog

Ryusuke Hamaguchi

Drive My Car

Steven Spielberg

West Side Story

Oscar Nominations 2022 Best Supporting Actor

In the category of Best Supporting Actor, the Academy has finalized 5 actors as the final Oscar Nominations for 2022 Academy Awards. Kodi Smit-McPhee and Jesse Plemmons have bagged one nomination each for the film ‘The Power or Dog’. Other Oscar nominees in this category are Ciaran Hinds for Belfast, Troy Kotsur for CODA and JK Simons for Being the Ricardos.



Ciaran Hinds


Troy Kotsur


Jesse Plemmons

 The Power of the Dog

J.K. Simmons

 Being the Ricardos

Kodi Smit-McPhee

 The Power of the Dog

Oscar Nominees 2022 for Best Supporting Actress

In the Category of Best Supporting Actress, 5 actresses have been nominated for the Awards. The nominees include Aunjanue Ellis for King Richard, Kirsten Dunst for The Power of Dog, Judi Dench for Belfast, Ariana DeBose for West Side Story and Jessie Buckley for The Lost Daughter.



Jessie Buckley

 The Lost Daughter

Ariana DeBose

 West Side Story

Judi Dench


Kirsten Dunst

 The Power of the Dog

Aunjanue Ellis

 King Richard

Oscars 2022 Nominations for Other Categories

Nominations in Other Categories for 94th Academy Awards ceremony 2022 are as follows:

Best Original Screenplay

  • Belfast
  • Don't Look Up
  • King Richard
  • Licorice Pizza
  • The Worst Person in the World

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • CODA
  • Drive My Car
  • Dune
  • The Lost Daughter
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Best Animated Feature Film
  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca
  • The Mitchells vs the Machines
  • Raya and the Last Dragon

Best Documentary Film

  • Ascension
  • Attica
  • Flee
  • Summer of Soul
  • Writing With Fire

Best Documentary Short

  • Audible
  • Lead Me Home
  • The Queen of Basketball
  • Three Songs for Benazir
  • When We Were Bullies

Best Live Action Short

  • Ala Kachuu - Take and Run
  • The Dress
  • The Long Goodbye
  • On My Mind
  • Please Hold

Best Animated Short

  • Affairs of the Art
  • Bestia Boxballet
  • Robin Robin
  • The Windshield Wiper

Best Animated Feature

  • Encanto
  • Flee
  • Luca
  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines
  • Raya and the Last Dragon

Best International Feature Film

  • Drive My Car - Japan
  • Flee - Denmark
  • The Hand of God - Italy
  • Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom - Bhutan
  • The Worst Person in the World - Norway

Best Original Song



No Time to Die

Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell - No Time to Die

Be Alive

Beyonce Darius Scott - King Richard

Dos Oruguitas

Lin-Manuel Miranda - Encanto

Down to Joy

Van Morrison - Belfast

Somehow You Do

Diane Warren - Four Good Days

Best Original Score

  • Don't Look Up (Nicholas Britell)
  • Dune (Hans Zimmer)
  • Encanto (Germaine Franco)
  • Parallel Mothers (Alberto Iglesias)
  • The Power of the Dog (Jonny Greenwood)

Best Sound

  • Belfast
  • Dune
  • No Time to Die
  • The Power of the Dog
  • West Side Story

Best Production Design

  • Dune (Zsuzsanna Sipos and Patrice Vermette)
  • Nightmare Alley (Tamara Deverell & Shane Vieau)
  • The Power of the Dog (Grant Major & Amber Richards)
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth (Stefan Dechant & Nancy Haigh)
  • West Side Story (Rena DeAngelo and Adam Stockhausen)

Best Cinematography

  • Dune (Greig Fraser)
  • Nightmare Alley (Dan Lausten)
  • The Power of the Dog (Ari Wegner)
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth (Bruno Delbonnel)
  • West Side Story (Janusz Kaminski)

Best Makeup And Hair

  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye
  • House of Gucci
  • Coming 2 America
  • Cruella
  • Dune

Best Costume Design

  • Cruella (Jenny Beavan)
  • Cyrano (Massimo Cantini Parrini)
  • Dune (Jacqueline West)
  • Nightmare Alley (Luis Sequeira)
  • West Side Story (Paul Tazewell)

Best Film Editing

  • Don't Look Up (Hank Corwin)
  • Dune (Joe Walker)
  • King Richard (Pamela Martin)
  • The Power of the Dog (Peter Sciberras)
  • Tick, Tick... Boom! (Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum)

Best Visual Effects

  • Dune
  • Free Guy
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • No Time to Die
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home


Who are the 2022 Oscar Nominees for Best Actress?

The nominees in the category of Best Actress are Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter), Penelope Cruz (Parallel Mothers), Nicole Kidman (Being the Ricardos) and Kristen Stewart (Spencer).

Who are the 2022 Oscar Nominees for Best Film?

The Oscar nominees for Best Film are: The Power of the Dog, Dune, Belfast and West Side Story.

Who are the 2022 Oscar Nominees for Best Actor?

The nominees in the category of Best Actor are Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog), Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick ... Boom), Will Smith (King Richard ) and Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth).

When are the Oscars 2022?

The 94th Academy Awards are scheduled to take place on 27th March 2022 – Sunday.

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