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A list of other nominees

January 23, 2009

Animated feature

"Bolt," Chris Williams and Byron Howard

"Kung Fu Panda," John Stevenson and Mark Osborne

"Wall-E," Andrew Stanton


Foreign-language film

"The Baader Meinhof Complex," Germany

"The Class," France

"Departures," Japan

"Revanche," Austria

"Waltz With Bashir," Israel


Adapted screenplay

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," screenplay by Eric Roth; story by Roth and Robin Swicord

"Doubt," John Patrick Shanley

"Frost/Nixon," Peter Morgan

"The Reader," David Hare

"Slumdog Millionaire," Simon Beaufoy


Original screenplay

"Frozen River," Courtney Hunt

"Happy-Go-Lucky," Mike Leigh

"In Bruges," Martin McDonagh

"Milk," Dustin Lance Black

"Wall-E," screenplay by Andrew Stanton and Jim Reardon; original story by Stanton and Pete Docter



"Changeling," Tom Stern

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Claudio Miranda

"The Dark Knight," Wally Pfister

"The Reader," Chris Menges and Roger Deakins

"Slumdog Millionaire," Anthony Dod Mantle


Film editing

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

"The Dark Knight," Lee Smith

"Frost/Nixon," Mike Hill and Dan Hanley

"Milk," Elliot Graham

"Slumdog Millionaire," Chris Dickens


Documentary feature

"The Betrayal" (Nerakhoon), Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath

"Encounters at the End of the World," Werner Herzog and Henry Kaiser

"The Garden," Scott Hamilton Kennedy

"Man on Wire," James Marsh and Simon Chinn

"Trouble the Water," Tia Lessin and Carl Deal


Documentary short subject

"The Conscience of Nhem En," Steven Okazaki

"The Final Inch," Irene Taylor Brodsky and Tom Grant

"Smile Pinki," Megan Mylan

"The Witness -- From the Balcony of Room 306," Adam Pertofsky and Margaret Hyde


Animated short

"La Maison en Petits Cubes," Kunio Kato

"Lavatory -- Lovestory," Konstantin Bronzit

"Oktapodi," Emud Mokhberi and Thierry Marchand

"Presto," Doug Sweetland

"This Way Up," Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes


Live action short

"Auf der Strecke" (On the Line), Reto Caffi

"Manon on the Asphalt," Elizabeth Marre and Olivier Pont

"New Boy," Steph Green and Tamara Anghie

"The Pig," Tivi Magnusson and Dorte Hogh

"Spielzeugland" (Toyland), Jochen Alexander Freydank


Art direction

"Changeling," James J. Murakami, art direction; Gary Fettis, set decoration

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Donald Graham Burt, art direction; Victor J. Zolfo, set decoration

"The Dark Knight," Nathan Crowley, art direction; Peter Lando, set decoration

"The Duchess," Michael Carlin, art direction; Rebecca Alleway, set decoration

"Revolutionary Road," Kristi Zea, art direction; Debra Schutt, set decoration


Costume design

"Australia," Catherine Martin

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Jacqueline West

"The Duchess," Michael O'Connor

"Milk," Danny Glicker

"Revolutionary Road," Albert Wolsky



"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Greg Cannom

"The Dark Knight," John Caglione Jr. and Conor O'Sullivan

"Hellboy II: The Golden Army," Mike Elizalde and Thom Floutz


Original score

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Alexandre Desplat

"Defiance," James Newton Howard

"Milk," Danny Elfman

"Slumdog Millionaire," A.R. Rahman

"Wall-E," Thomas Newman


Original song

"Down to Earth" from "Wall-E," music by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; lyrics by Gabriel

"Jai Ho" from "Slumdog Millionaire," music by A.R. Rahman; lyrics by Gulzar

"O Saya" from "Slumdog Millionaire," music and lyrics by A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam


Sound editing

"The Dark Knight," Richard King

"Iron Man," Frank Eulner and Christopher Boyes

"Slumdog Millionaire," Tom Sayers

"Wall-E," Ben Burtt and Matthew Wood

"Wanted," Wylie Stateman


Sound mixing

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce and Mark Weingarten

"The Dark Knight," Lora Hirschberg, Gary Rizzo and Ed Novick

"Slumdog Millionaire," Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty

"Wall-E," Tom Myers, Michael Semanick and Ben Burtt

"Wanted," Chris Jenkins, Frank A. Montano and Petr Forejt


Visual effects

"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton and Craig Barron

"The Dark Knight," Nick Davis, Chris Corbould, Tim Webber and Paul Franklin

"Iron Man," John Nelson, Ben Snow, Dan Sudick and Shane Mahan

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