Academy Awards® Entries for 2009

This page provides links to all of the Academy Awards® entries for 2009.

Oscar nomination ballots mailed out

Dec 28, 2009 – 5,777 voters better check their mailboxes. (more)

63 songs vie for Oscar glory

Dec 16, 2009 – Scoring system will now determine nominees. (more)

Oscar Night America parties to help charities in 50 cities

Dec 15, 2009 – Official viewing parties now in their 17th year. (more)

15 features move forward in Oscar’s Visual Effects race

Dec 11, 2009 – Field will now be narrowed to three nominees (more)

Ten live action shorts continue in Oscar race

Dec 04, 2009 – Screening process will narrow it down to 3-5 nominees. (more)

Marc Shaiman to be Oscar’s music director

Nov 23, 2009 – Shaiman worked with telecast co-producer Shankman on Hairspray. (more)

15 doc features move on in Oscar race

Nov 18, 2009 – Field will now be narrowed to five nominees (more)

Hamish Hamiliton gets Oscar’s director chair

Nov 18, 2009 – It’s Hamilton’s first time with the show. (more)

Academy celebrates at first-ever Governors Awards

Nov 15, 2009 – Star-studded event kicks off awards season. (more)

20 animated features prepare for Oscar race

Nov 11, 2009 – Up to five nominees will now be selected. (more)

Martin and Baldwin to host Oscars

Nov 03, 2009 – Pair to strut their stuff on March 7th. (more)

Governors Awards presenters to include Demme, Douglas, Huston and Tarantino

Oct 29, 2009 – Foursome to present at inaugural Governors Awards on November 14th. (more)

65 countries to vy for Foreign Language Oscar

Oct 15, 2009 – Nominations in category will be announced on February 2nd. (more)

Eight short docs make Oscar shortlist

Oct 09, 2009 – Now three to five nominees will be selected. (more)

Academy’s inaugural Governors Awards to honor Bacall, Calley, Corman and Willis

Sep 10, 2009 – Event will be held on November 14th. (more)

Wanna be an Oscar bleacher creature?

Sep 10, 2009 – Academy offers fans a chance at bleacher seats. (more)

11 scientific achievements vy for 82nd Oscars

Sep 04, 2009 – Scientific and Technical Awards will be presented on February 20th, 2010. (more)

Academy introduces preferential voting for Best Picture

Aug 31, 2009 – First time system has been used since 1945’s ceremony. (more)

82nd Oscars to feature 10 Best Picture nominees

Jun 24, 2009 – Academy votes to expand field for the first time since 1943. (more)

Slumdog Millionaire wins big at Oscars

Feb 23, 2009 – Danny Boyle’s film takes home eight golden boys. (more)

Oscar Night America charities announced

Feb 09, 2009 – Groups in 53 cities to benefit from Hollywood’s big night. (more)

Foreign Language nominees in Academy Symposium

Feb 04, 2009 – Nominated directors to discuss various issues. (more)

Makeup nominees partake in Oscar Week event

Jan 30, 2009 – Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Symposium highlights nominees. (more)

Oscar shorts screen in LA

Jan 30, 2009 – Animated and Live Action Short Film nominees to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater. (more)

Oscar’s the star of new Academy poster

Jan 29, 2009 – Commemorative poster is on sale to public. (more)

Ballots mailed to Academy Voters

Jan 28, 2009 – Ceremony takes place on February 22nd. (more)

Puck and Cecchetto added to Governors Ball team

Jan 26, 2009 – Veterans added to party team. (more)

Cheryl Boone Isaacs to chair Governors Ball

Jan 26, 2009 – It’s her seventh year as chair. (more)

81st Academy Award nominees announced

Jan 22, 2009 – Benjamin Button leads with 13 nominations. (more)

Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

Jan 13, 2009 – List will be reduced to five nominees. (more)

Four achievements to get Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Jan 08, 2009 – Awards will be presented presented at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 7, 2009. (more)

52 cities partake in Oscar Night America

Jan 07, 2009 – Oscar viewing parties help charities nationwide. (more)

Mark Kimball to get Academy’s Bonner Medal

Jan 07, 2009 – Honor pays tribute to high standards. (more)

Makeup Oscar field narrows to seven

Jan 06, 2009 – Screenings will narrow field to three. (more)

Ed Catmull to receive Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar

Jan 06, 2009 – Award recognizes technological contributions. (more)

Visual Effects Oscar field narrows to seven

Jan 06, 2009 – Visual Effects Branch will narrow that to three nominees. (more)