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2017 Oscar Nomination Predictions: IndieWire’s Final Selections Before Tomorrow’s Reveal

"La La Land" is set to lead the pack with as many as 14 nominations.

La La Land

“La La Land”




20th Century Fox

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Florence Foster Jenkins”
“Hail, Caesar!”

Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange

“Doctor Strange”

Best Production Design

John Bush, Charles Wood (“Doctor Strange”)
Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock (“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”)
Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh (“Hail, Caesar!”)
Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, David Wasco (“La La Land”)
Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte (“Arrival”)

“The Jungle Book”

Best Original Score

Nicholas Britell (“Moonlight”)
John Debny (“The Jungle Book”)
Justin Hurwitz (“La La Land”)
Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka (“Lion”)
Mica Levi (“Jackie”)

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake in Trolls


Best Original Song

“Audition” (Emma Stone: written by Hurwitz, Pasek and Paul, “La La Land”)
“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” (Justin Timberlake: written by Max Martin, Shellback, & Timberlake, “Trolls”)
“City of Stars” (Ryan Gosling: written by Justin Hurwitz, Pasek and Paul, “La La Land”)
“How Far I’ll Go” (Auli’i Cravalho: written by Opetaia Foa’i, Mark Mancina, Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Moana”)
“Runnin’” (Pharrell Williams: written by Pharrell Williams, “Hidden Figures”)

“Hidden Figures”

Best Adapted Screenplay

“Arrival” (Eric Heisserer)
“Fences” (August Wilson)
“Hidden Figures” (Theodore Melfi, Allison Schroeder)
“Loving” (Jeff Nichols)
“Moonlight” (Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney)

"20th Century Women"

“20th Century Women”

Best Original Screenplay

“20th Century Women” (Mike Mills)
“Hell or High Water” (Taylor Sheridan)
“La La Land” (Damien Chazelle)
“Manchester by the Sea” (Kenneth Lonergan)
“Zootopia” (Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Phil Johnson, Jennifer Lee, Rich Moore, Jim Reardon, Josie Trinidad)

Director Gareth Edwards and Diego Luna shooting “Rogue One”

Jonathan Olley © 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd.

Best Sound Editing

“Doctor Strange”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

“La La Land”

Best Sound Mixing

“Doctor Strange”
“Hacksaw Ridge”
“La La Land”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

“Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them”

Best Visual Effects

“Doctor Strange”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“The Jungle Book”
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”




Best Animated Short

“Blind Vaysha,” Theodore Ushev, director (National Film Board of Canada)
“Borrowed Time,” Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, directors (Quorum Films)
“Happy End,” Jan Saska, director (FAMU – Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague)
“Pear Cider and Cigarettes,” Robert Valley, director, and Cara Speller, producer (Massive Swerve Studios and Passion Pictures Animation)
“Piper,” Alan Barillaro, director, and Marc Sondheimer, producer (Pixar Animation Studios)

White Helmets

“The White Helmets”


Best Documentary Short

“Extremis,” f/8 Filmworks in association with Motto Pictures
“Joe’s Violin,” Lucky Two Productions
“The Mute’s House,” The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School
“Watani: My Homeland,” ITN Productions
“The White Helmets,” Grain Media and Violet Films

Best Live Action Short

“Graffiti,” Lluis Quilez, director (Participant Media, Euphoria Productions and Ainur Films)
“Nocturne in Black,” Jimmy Keyrouz, director (Columbia University)
“Sing” (“Mindenki”),” Kristof Deák, director (Meteor Filmstudio)
“Timecode,” Juanjo Giménez, director (Nadir Films)
“The Way of Tea (Les Frémissements du Thé),” Marc Fouchard, director, and Matthieu Devillers, producer (Existenz, BlackBox and P904)

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