90th Academy Awards (2017): The Ceremony

Nominations Announcement | Ceremony Details | Presenters | Song Performances | Other Performances | Production Staff | Ceremony Emmys | Pre-Show Details | Governor Awards | Sci-Tech Awards

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Nominations Introduction: John Bailey
Nominations Presenters: Tiffany Haddish, Andy Serkis
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Production Design): Gal Gadot
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Cinematography): Priyanka Chopra
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Costume Design): Salma Hayek
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Sound): Zoe Saldana
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Animation): Rebel Wilson
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Original Score): Michelle Rodriguez
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Visual Effects): Michelle Yeoh
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Film Editing): Molly Shannon
Nominations Category Introduction Video (Makeup & Hairstyling): Rosario Dawson
Category Announcement Order:

  • FIRST HALF: Production Design, Cinematography, Costume Design, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Original Score, Visual Effects,
    Film Editing, Makeup & Hairstyling
  • SECOND HALF: Supporting Actress, Supporting Actor, Foreign Language Film, Documentary Short Subject, Documentary Feature, Original Song, Animated Feature, Adapted Screenplay, Original Screenplay, Actor, Actress, Directing, Picture

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Sunday, March 4, 2018, 5:00pm
Location: Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center
Televised On: ABC
Host: Jimmy Kimmel
Length: 3 hours, 53 minutes
Nielsen Ratings: 18.90 rating
Viewers: 26.50 million


Supporting Actor: Viola Davis
Makeup & Hairstyling: Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer
Costume Design: Eva Marie Saint
Documentary Feature: Laura Dern, Greta Gerwig
Original Song Introduction: “Mighty River”: Taraji P. Henson
Sound Editing: Ansel Elgort, Eiza Gonzalez
Sound Mixing: Ansel Elgort, Eiza Gonzalez
Production Design: Kumail Nanjiani, Lupita Nyong’o
Original Song Introduction: “Remember Me”: Eugenio Derbez
Foreign Language Film: Rita Moreno
Supporting Actress: Mahershala Ali
Animated Short Film: Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, BB-9
Animated Feature: Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Kelly Marie Tran, BB-9
Original Song Introduction: “Mystery of Love”: Daniela Vega
Visual Effects: Tom Holland, Gina Rodriguez
Film Editing: Matthew McConaughey
Documentary Short Subject: Tiffany Haddish, Maya Rudolph
Live Action Short Film: Tiffany Haddish, Maya Rudolph
Original Song Introduction: “Stand Up for Something”: Dave Chappelle
Special Presentation: Time’s Up Movement and Diversity in Film: Salma Hayek, Ashley Judd, Annabella Sciorra
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Chadwick Boseman, Margot Robbie
Writing: Original Screenplay: Nicole Kidman
Special Presentation: Depictions of US Military in Film: Wes Studi
Cinematography: Sandra Bullock
Original Song Introduction: “This Is Me”: Zendaya
Original Score: Christopher Walken
Original Song: Emily Blunt
In Memoriam: Jennifer Garner
Directing: Emma Stone
Actor: Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren
Actress: Jodie Foster, Jennifer Lawrence
Picture: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway

Previous Acting & Directing Winners

The tradition of prior acting winners returning the subsequent year to present the opposite-gender category is a long one. Each year, we look to see whether the prior winners returned. There was an intermittent tradition where the prior directing winner returned as well, but this was a rare occurrence.

Actor – Casey Affleck: No
Actress – Emma Stone: Yes and No (Presented: Best Directing)
Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali: Yes
Supporting Actress – Viola Davis: Yes
Directing – Damien Chazelle: No

Song Performances

Mighty River: Mary J. Blige
Mystery of Love: Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent, Moses Sumney, Chris Thile
Remember Me: Gael Garcia Bernal, Miguel, Natalia Lafourcade
Stand Up for Something: Andra Day, Common
This Is Me: Keala Settle

Original Song Film Performers

Was the song performed at the Oscars by the same individuals who performed it in the film?

Mighty River: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Mary J. Blige)
Mystery of Love: Partial (Sufjan Stevens only) (Performed in the Film by: Sufjan Stevens)
Remember Me: Partial (Gael Garcia Bernal, Miguel & Natalia Lafourcade only) (Performed in the Film by: Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Gabriella Flores, Libertad Garcia Fonzi, Anthony Gonzalez, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Miguel, Natalia Lafourcade)
Stand Up for Something: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Andra Day, Common)
This Is Me: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Keala Settle)

Other Performances

In Memoriam (Room at the Top): Eddie Vedder

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Randy Thomas
Conductor / Musical Arranger: Harold Wheeler
Director: Glenn Weiss
Producer: Michael De Luca, Jennifer Todd
Writer: Jon Macks, Dave Boone, Carol Leifer
Writer (Special Material): Jimmy Kimmel, Gonzalo Cordova, Molly McNearney, Devin Field, Danny Ricker, Josh Halloway, Gary Greenberg, Jesse Joyce, Megan Amram, Eric Immerman, Tony Barbieri, Sal Iacono, Jonathan Bines, Bess Kalb, Joelle Boucai, Joe Strazzullo, Adam Carolla
Production Design: Derek McLane
Costume Design: Katja Cahill


Nominations: 8
Wins: 1
Variety Music or Comedy Special: Nominee
Directing for a Variety Special: Winner
Music Direction: Nominee
Lighting Design Lighting Direction for a Variety Special: Nominee
Production Design for a Variety Nonfiction Event or Award Special: Nominee
Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special: Nominee
Technical Direction Camerawork Video Control for a Miniseries Movie or a Special: Nominee
Creative Achievement in Interactive Media within an Unscripted Program: Nominee

Pre-Show Details

Pre-Show Date/Time: Sunday, March 4, 2018, 3:30pm
Pre-Show Presenter: Michael Strahan, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sara Haines, Krista Smith, Dave Karger

Governors Awards

Governors Awards Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Scientific & Technical Awards

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