Published On: Wed, Jan 24th, 2018

Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s movie The Shape of Water gets 13 Oscar nominations

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The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards have been announced, and “The Shape of Water” leads the field with 13 nominations.

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday Jan. 23, amid what had been proving to be one of the more unpredictable awards seasons in years, until the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards marched in lockstep in multiple categories, turning hopefuls into frontrunners.

And Mexican director Guillermo del Toro with his movie The Shape of Water led the nomination count with 13.


Best Picture
2018 · Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale

Best Actress
2018 · Sally Hawkins

Best Supporting Actress
2018 · Octavia Spencer

Best Supporting Actor
2018 · Richard Jenkins

Best Director
2018 · Guillermo del Toro

Best Original Music Score
2018 · Alexandre Desplat

Best Original Screenplay
2018 · Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor

Best Cinematography
2018 · Dan Laustsen

Best Costume Design
2018 · Luis Sequeira

Best Film Editing
2018 · Sidney Wolinsky

Best Sound Mixing
2018 · Glen Gauthier, Brad Zoern, Christian T. Cooke

Best Sound Editing
2018 · Nathan Robitaille

Best Production Design
2018 · Paul D. Austerberry

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is now up there with Titanic as one of the only productions to obtain 13 nominations for Academy Awards.

We’ll see how many Oscar statuettes will the movie production will actually obtain, the fact is that if Del Toro wins half of his nominations, he will become one the greatest filmmakers in history.

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