2020 Academy Award Nominations

Monday, Jan 13, 2020

2020 Oscars

2020 Oscars

Nominations for the 92nd annual Academy Awards were announced Monday, January 13, 2020. Joker, directed and produced by Todd Phillips '94, received 11 nominations! The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 9 at 8 PM, EST on ABC.

Congratulations and good luck to the following NYU Tisch alumni, faculty, and friends!

Costume Design
Mark Bridges '87 (MFA, Theatre Design)

The Irishman
Martin Scorsese '64/ '68 / '92, Tisch Dean’s Council

Todd Phillips '94 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV)

Documentary (Short Subject)
Learning To Skateboard In A Warzone (If You're A Girl)
Carol Dysinger '77 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Associate Professor, Director

Best Picture
The Irishman
Martin Scorsese '64/ '68 / '92, Tisch Dean’s Council, Director & Producer

Todd Phillips '94 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), Director & Producer

Sound Mixing
Tod Maitland, Adjunct Professor, Graduate Film

Short Film (Live Action)
The Neighbors' Window
Julia Kennelly '14 (BFA, Drama), Producer

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Todd Phillips '94 (BFA, Kanbar Institute Film & TV)

A Special Note of Congratulations to Faculty and Alumni

Harriet, directed by Kasi Lemmons (Arts Professor Grad Film), earned two nominations:

Best Actress
Cynthia Erivo

Best Song
Stand Up
Music and Lyric by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo

The Lighthouse, produced by Chris Columbus ’80 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV) and Eleanor Columbus ’11 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), earned a nomination:

Best Cinematography
The Lighthouse
Jarin Blaschke


*We apologize for any omissions. Please email additions or edits to: tsoa.alumni@nyu.edu.