Quvenzhané Wallis
The young actress plays Hushpuppy in the film.

Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis has made history after becoming the youngest ever nominee for the Best Actress Oscar.

The nine-year-old will go head-to- head with Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook ), Emmanuelle Riva (Amour) and Naomi Watts (The Impossible) for the coveted accolade.

Oscar 2013 Host Seth MacFarlane and actress Emma Stone were on hand to announce the nominations for the 85th Academy Awards at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

The duo revealed the stars up for gongs in the 24 categories. The winners will be revealed in Los Angeles on Feb. 24.

IBTimes UK has the full list here:

Best Picture

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

Lincoln

Les Miserables

Life of Pi

Amour

Django Unchained

Argo

Best Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook

Alan Arkin, Argo

Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

Best Supporting Actress

Sally Field, Lincoln

Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook

Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Amy Adams, The Master

Best Director

David O'Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

Ang Lee, Life of Pi

Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

Michael Haneke, Amour

Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Actor

Daniel Day Lewis, Lincoln

Denzel Washington, Flight

Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook

Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

Best Actress

Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Animated Film

Brave

Frankenweenie

ParaNorman

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Wreck-It Ralph

Best Cinematography

Anna Karenina

Django Unchained

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Best Costume Design

Anna Karenina

Les Misérables

Lincoln

Mirror Mirror

Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Documentary Feature

5 Broken Cameras

The Gatekeepers

How to Survive a Plague

The Invisible War

Searching for Sugar Man

Best Short Documentary

Inocente

Kings Point

Mondays at Racine

Open Heart

Redemption

Best Film Editing

Argo

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Silver Linings Playbook

Zero Dark Thirty

Best Foreign Language Film

Amour

Kon-Tiki

No

A Royal Affair

War Witch

Best Make-up and Styling

Hitchcock

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Misérables

Best Original Score

Anna Karenina, Dario Marianelli

Argo, Alexandre Desplat

Life of Pi, Mychael Danna

Lincoln, John Williams

Skyfall, Thomas Newman

Best Original Song

"Before My Time" from Chasing Ice

Music and Lyric by J. Ralph

"Everybody Needs A Best Friend" from Ted

Music by Walter Murphy; Lyric by Seth MacFarlane

"Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi

Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri

"Skyfall" from Skyfall

Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth

"Suddenly" from Les Misérables

Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil

Best Production Design

Anna Karenina

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Les Misérables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Best Short Animated Film

Adam and Dog

Fresh Guacamole

Head over Heels

Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare"

Paperman

Best Short Film

Asad

Buzkashi Boys

Curfew

Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)

Henry

 

 Best Sound Editing

Argo

Django Unchained

Life of Pi

Skyfall

Zero Dark Thirty

Best Sound Mixing

Argo

Les Misérables

Life of Pi

Lincoln

Skyfall

Best Visual Effects

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Life of Pi

Marvel's The Avengers

Prometheus

Snow White and the Huntsman

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Argo by Chris Terrio

Beasts of the Southern Wild by Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin

Life of Pi by David Magee

Lincoln by Tony Kushner

Silver Linings Playbook by David O. Russell

 

Best Original Screenplay

Amour by Michael Haneke

Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino

Flight by John Gatins

Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola

Zero Dark Thirty by Mark Boal

 

 

This article was updated November 30, -0001 00:00 AM
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