Design Alum Nominated for Oscars 2022

Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022

Oscars 2022

Oscars 2022

The 94th annual Academy Award nominations were announced on Tuesday, February 8th, and we're thrilled to celebrate the Tisch nominees - in particular Paul Tazewell, an alum of the Design for Stage and Film department! Paul has been nominated for an Academy Award for best costume design for “West Side Story." 

This year, 5 alumni and faculty are nominated for 5 awards for their work on 4 projects. 

Join us in cheering on the Tisch community on Sunday, March 27. The ceremony will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, returning to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

See below for the list of Tisch nominees, and find the full list of 2022 Oscar Nominees here.

Actress In A Supporting Role
King Richard
Aunjanue Ellis ’95 (MFA, Graduate Acting)

Costume Design
West Side Story
Paul Tazewell ’89 (MFA, Design for Stage and Film)

Documentary (Feature)
Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, faculty (Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music)

Film Editing
King Richard
Pamela Martin ’90 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV)

Best Sound
West Side Story
Tod A. Maitland, faculty, Kanbar Institute, Grad Film