Seven films will compete for three Hair and Makeup nomination slots for the 85th Academy Awards. On Saturday, January 5, members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will view ten minutes of footage from seven shortlisted films and then vote for three Oscar finalists to be announced on January 10.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
Omissions include "Life of Pi" and "Cloud Atlas." Frontrunners are “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," “Les Misérables," and “Lincoln.”