Los Angeles, CA (March 15, 2021)—The Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for this year’s Oscars, and for the first time sound editing and sound mixing are combined into a single category.
Topping the list of nominations for the 93th Academy Awards is director David Fincher’s Mank, produced and released by Netflix. The ode to the Golden Age of Hollywood picked up 10 nominations, including for sound as well as best picture and best director. Six films received six nominations, only one of which, Sound of Metal, earned a nod in the sound category.
This year’s Oscars celebration will air live Sunday, April 25 on ABC.
The nominations for best sound are:
Warren Shaw, Michael Minkler, Beau Borders and David Wyman
Ren Klyce, Jeremy Molod, David Parker, Nathan Nance and Drew Kunin
News of the World
Oliver Tarney, Mike Prestwood Smith, William Miller and John Pritchett
Ren Klyce, Coya Elliott and David Parker
Sound of Metal
Nicolas Becker, Jaime Baksht, Michelle Couttolenc, Carlos Cortés and Phillip Bladh
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