Academy Award winner Riz Ahmed and M3GAN star Allison Williams will announce the nominees for the 95th Academy Awards on January 24.
Oscar season is officially here!
The 2023 nominees for the 95th Academy Awards will be announced live on Tuesday, January 24. Oscar winner Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal”, “The Night Of”) and Allison Williams (“M3GAN”, “Get Out”, “Girls”) jointly list the nominees for this year’s tight Oscar race.
The announcement will take place at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater and will be broadcast live on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Ahmed and Williams will be featured on Goodmorningamerica.com, ABC News Live, Disney+, Oscars.org, Oscar.com and the Academy’s social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and It will also be broadcast live on YouTube.
The 95th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 12 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Jimmy Kimmel returns as host, and in addition to the broadcast, it can also be streamed on ABC.com, Hulu Live TV and YouTubeTV.
Top movies expected include “Top Gun: Maverick,” “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” “The Fabelmans” and “THE LIBRARY.” The competition for best actress proved to be one of the toughest categories this year, with Cate Blanchett (“TÁR”) and Michelle Yeoh (“Everything Everywhere All at Once”) winning the title. Colin Farrell vs. Austin Butler vs. Brendan Fraser, who are poised to continue their Best Actor streak after winning Golden Globes for ‘Elvis’ and ‘Banshees of Inisherin’, as well as Fraser’s Critics Choice (The Whale).
Big box office hits like “Avatar: The Way of Water,” “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “Top Gun: Maverick” are also expected to be recognized by the Academy. IndieWire’s Anne Thompson also opined that “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” BAFTA favorite “All Quiet on the Western Front,” “Babylon” and “She Said” could be Best Picture contenders.
The 2023 Oscars will take place two weeks earlier than the 2022 ceremony. This year also sees the return of the full live broadcast, after the Academy received feedback for selecting pre-recorded entries in eight categories during the telecast – documentary short, film editing, make-up and hair, original score, production design, animated short, live-action short and sound. .
An internal poll of Academy members was reportedly circulated in May 2022 asking for feedback on the pre-recorded release, which edited some of the winners’ acceptance speeches into the live presentation. The poll hopes to gauge how the 2022 creative changes have affected viewers, attendees and voters – whether positive, negative or neutral. The survey also asks members whether the 2023 ceremony will continue the widely-debated, fan-favorite Academy Awards on Twitter.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer announced in November 2022 that “all categories will be televised live”.
“We are committed to putting on a show that celebrates the crafts, arts and sciences, and the collaborative nature of filmmaking,” said Kramer. “That’s very much the mission of the Academy, and I really hope that we can create a show that celebrates every component of filmmaking in a fun and engaging way.”
He added: “All I can say now is that our anniversary, the 95th Academy Awards, is extremely important to us. I think it adds a really interesting rhythm to our 100th. When you see that in the museum, I think we can celebrate our heritage as we bring the Academy into the future, and the display will reflect that.”
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