The 2017 Academy Awards (aka Oscars) nominations have been made public and we are excited for the incredible YoungArts alumni nominated this year. The award ceremony, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will be held on February 26, 2017 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and will be hosted by longtime ABC late night host Jimmy Kimmel.
Academy Awards ceremony will also be livestreamed to more than 200 countries. We will be watching and crossing our fingers for Viola Davis, Jason Moran, Nicholas Britell, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and Andrew Hevia.
Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis (1983 Winner in Theater)
Music by Jason Moran (1993 Winner in Jazz)
Music (Original Score)
Nicholas Britell (1999 Winner in Classical Music)
Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney (1999 Winner in Theater)
Score by Nicholas Britell (1999 Winner in Classical Music)
Co-Produced by Andrew Hevia (2003 Winner in Cinematic Arts, Visual Arts, and Writing)
Viola Davis (1983 Winner in Theater) as Rose Maxson
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney (1999 Winner in Theater)