Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, joined by Oscar-winning and nominated Academy members Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe and Ken Watanabe, announced the 89th Academy Awards nominations on Tuesday.
This year's nominations were announced in a pre-taped video package at 8:18 a.m. ET via a global live stream on Oscar.com,Oscars.org and the Academy's digital platforms; a satellite feed and broadcast media. In keeping with tradition, PwC delivered the Oscars nominations list to the Academy on the evening of Jan. 23.
Academy members from each of the 17 branches vote to determine the nominees in their respective categories - actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors, etc. In the Animated Feature Film and Foreign Language Film categories, nominees are selected by a vote of multi-branch screening committees. All voting members are eligible to select the Best Picture nominees.
Active members of the Academy are eligible to vote for the winners in all 24 categories from Monday, Feb. 13, through Tuesday, Feb. 21.
The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. The awards presentation will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.