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For Your Consideration: Final 2014 Oscar Nomination Predictions

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire January 14, 2014 at 11:35AM

Here's our final bets for who's in and who's out come Thursday morning.
The Great Beauty

Best Foreign Language Film:

Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)
The Grandmaster (Hong Kong)
The Great Beauty (Italy)
The Hunt (Denmark)
The Notebook (Hungary)

The Spoiler Nominee: Omar (Palestine)
Pretty Please: That Wadjda and The Past had made the shortlist, but that's a moot point now.
Winner Prediction: The Great Beauty (Italy)

Best Documentary Feature:
Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):
The Act of Killing
The Crash Reel

The Square
Stories We Tell
Twenty Feet From Stardom

The Spoiler Nominee: Blackfish
Pretty Please: Cutie and the Boxer
Winner Prediction: Stories We Tell

Best Animated Feature

Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):

Despicable Me 2
Ernest & Celestine
Monsters University
The Wind Rises

The Spoiler Nominee: The Croods
Pretty Please: N/A
Winner Prediction: Frozen

Her, Joaquin Phoenix

Best Cinematography:
Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):

Sean Bobbitt, 12 Years a Slave
Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity
Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis
Phedon Papamichael, Nebraska
Roger Deakins, Prisoners

The Spoiler Nominee: Barry Ackroyd, Captain Phillips
Pretty Please: Hoyte Van Hoytema, Her
Winner Prediction: Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity

Best Film Editing:
Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):
Joe Walker, 12 Years a Slave
Jay Cassidy & Crispin Struthers, American Hustle
Christopher Rouse, Captain Phillips

Alfonso Cuaron & Mark Sanger, Gravity
Jeff Buchanan & Eric Zumbrunnen, Her

The Spoiler Nominee: Thelma Shoonmaker, The Wolf of Wall Street
Pretty Please: Roderick Jaynes, Inside Llewyn Davis
Winner Prediction: Alfonso Cuaron & Mark Sanger

, Gravity

Saving Mr. Banks

Best Production Design:
Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):
Adam Stochausen & Alice Baker, 12 Years a Slave
Judy Becker & Heather Loeffler, American Hustle
Catherine Martin & Beverly Dunn, The Great Gatsby

Jess Gonchor & Susan Bode, Inside Llewyn Davis
Michael Corenblith & Susan Benjamin, Saving Mr. Banks

The Spoiler Nominee: Andy Nicholson & Rosie Goodwin, Gravity
Pretty Please: Julie Berghoff & Sophie Neudorfer, The Conjuring
Winner Prediction: Adam Stochausen & Alice Baker, 12 Years a Slave

Best Costume Design:
Predicted Nominees (in alphabetical order):
Patricia Norris, 12 Years a Slave
Michael Wilkinson, American Hustle
Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby

Michael O'Connor, The Invisible Woman
Daniel Orlandi, Saving Mr. Banks

The Spoiler Nominee: Mary Zophres, Inside Llewyn Davis
Pretty Please: François Barbeau & Xavier Dolan, Laurence Anyways
Winner Prediction: Michael Wilkinson, American Hustle

This article is related to: For Your Consideration, Academy Awards, Awards Season Roundup

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