Makeup Oscar nominee list narrowed to seven

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

According to a press release today from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, there are seven films in contention for the "Academy Award for Makeup".

Alphabetically, the films are:

  • Apocalypto
  • Click
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  • The Prestige
  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
  • X-Men The Last Stand

Ten minutes of each film will be screened for the Academy's Makeup Award Nominating Committee on Saturday, January 20, 2006. The committee will decide which of the three films should receive nominations. This list will then be voted on by the entire Academy.

The 79th Academy Awards will honor the outstanding film achievements of 2006. The ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.