The 84th Academy Awards (2011): Precursor Award Tallies

The titles of the Academy Award Winners are accented in blue. The titles of the Academy Awards Nominees are accented in bold. Professional Guild winners have the guild abbreviation highlighted in blue. Organization Abbreviations Guide at bottom.

Best Picture

  • The Artist (19) - NYFCC, WAFCA, BSFC, NYOFC, InFC, SDFC, LVFCS, DFCS, SLFC, OFCC, PFC, VFC, BFCA, GG, LFCC, PGA, OFTA, BAFTA, Spirit
  • The Descendants (6) - LAFCA, HFC, SAT, FFC, SEFCA, GG
  • The Tree of Life (4) - SFFC, TFCA, CFC, OFCS
  • Hugo (2) - NBR, AFCA
  • Drive (1) - UFC
  • The Help (1) - SAG
  • Melancholia (1) - NSFC

Best Animated Film

  • Rango (19) - NBR, WAFCA, BSFC, LAFCA, SFFC, InFC, LVFCS, HFC, DFWFCA, CFC, PFC, UFC, AFCA, OFCS, SEFCA, BFCA, AA, OFTA, BAFTA
  • The Adventures of Tintin (9) - NYOFC, TFCA, SAT, SLFC, FFC, OFCC, GG, PGA, OFTA
  • Arthur Christmas (1) - SDFC

Best Director

  • Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist (12) - NYFCC, NYOFC, InFC, DFCS, SLFC, OFCC, PFC, UFC, BFCA, LFCC, DGA, BAFTA, Spirit
  • Terrence Malick - The Tree of Life (8) - LAFCA, SFFC, TFCA, CFC, OFCS, NSFC, VFC, OFTA
  • Martin Scorsese - Hugo (6) - NBR, WAFCA, BSFC, FFC, SEFCA, GG
  • Nicolas Winding Refn - Drive (5) - SDFC, LVFCS, HFC, SAT, AFCA
  • Alexander Payne - The Descendants (1) - DFWFCA

Best Actor

  • George Clooney - The Descendants (8) - NBR, WAFCA, DFWFCA, SLFC, OFCC, SEFCA, BFCA, GG
  • Jean Dujardin - The Artist (7) - LVFCS, PFC, GG, LFCC, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit
  • Michael Fassbender - Shame (7) - LAFCA, HFC, DFCS, FFC, OFCS, VFC, OFTA
  • Michael Shannon - Take Shelter (5) - NYOFC, TFCA, SDFC, CFC, AFCA
  • Brad Pitt - Moneyball (3) - NYFCC, BSFC, NSFC
  • Brad Pitt - The Tree of Life (2) - NYFCC, NSFC
  • Michael Fassbender - A Dangerous Method (1) - LAFCA
  • Michael Fassbender - Jane Eyre (1) - LAFCA
  • Michael Fassbender - X-Men: First Class (1) - LAFCA
  • Paul Giamatti - Win Win (1) - InFC
  • Ryan Gosling - Drive (1) - SAT
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt - 50/50 (1) - UFC
  • Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1) - SFFC

Best Actress

  • Michelle Williams - My Week with Marilyn (12) - WAFCA, BSFC, TFCA, LVFCS, DFWFCA, DFCS, CFC, FFC, OFCC, UFC, GG, Spirit
  • Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady (6) - NYFCC, NYOFC, SEFCA, GG, LFCC, BAFTA
  • Tilda Swinton - We Need to Talk About Kevin (6) - NBR, SFFC, HFC, AFCA, OFCS, OFTA
  • Viola Davis - The Help (3) - SAT, BFCA, SAG
  • Elizabeth Olsen - Martha Marcy May Marlene (3) - InFC, PFC, VFC
  • Kirsten Dunst - Melancholia (1) - NSFC
  • Yun Jung-hee - Poetry (1) - LAFCA
  • Rooney Mara - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1) - SLFC
  • Brit Marling - Another Earth (1) - SDFC
  • Anna Paquin - Margaret (1) - LFCC

Best Supporting Actor

  • Albert Brooks - Drive (15) - NYFCC, WAFCA, BSFC, NYOFC, SFFC, LVFCS, HFC, SAT, CFC, SLFC, FFC, OFCC, PFC, UFC, NSFC
  • Christopher Plummer - Beginners (15) - NBR, LAFCA, InFC, TFCA, DFWFCA, DFCS, OFCS, SEFCA, VFC, BFCA, GG, SAG, OFTA, BAFTA, Spirit
  • Kenneth Branagh - My Week with Marilyn (1) - LFCC
  • Nick Nolte - Warrior (1) - SDFC

Best Supporting Actress

  • Jessica Chastain - The Tree of Life (7) - NYFCC, LAFCA, SAT, CFC, OFCS, NSFC, VFC
  • Jessica Chastain - Take Shelter (6) - NYFCC, LAFCA, TFCA, AFCA, NSFC, VFC
  • Octavia Spencer - The Help (6) - WAFCA, OFCC, BFCA, GG, SAG, BAFTA
  • Shailene Woodley - The Descendants (6) - NBR, SDFC, HFC, DFWFCA, FFC, Spirit
  • Jessica Chastain - The Help (4) - NYFCC, LAFCA, NSFC, VFC
  • Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids (3) - BSFC, NYOFC, LVFCS
  • Bérénice Bejo - The Artist (2) - SLFC, PFC
  • Carey Mulligan - Shame (2) - DFCS, OFTA
  • Sareh Bayat - A Separation (1) - LFCC
  • Jessica Chastain - Coriolanus (1) - LAFCA
  • Jessica Chastain - Texas Killing Fields (1) - LAFCA
  • Jessica Chastain - The Debt (1) - LAFCA
  • Viola Davis - The Help (1) - InFC
  • Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs (1) - SEFCA
  • Vanessa Redgrave - Coriolanus (1) - SFFC
  • Amy Ryan - Win Win (1) - UFC

Best Original Screenplay

  • The Artist (7) - CFC, SLFC, FFC, OFCC, PFC, VFC, BAFTA
  • Midnight in Paris (7) - SDFC, AFCA, OFCS, SEFCA, BFCA, GG, WGA
  • A Separation (4) - LAFCA, NSFC, LFCC, OFTA
  • 50/50 (3) - NBR, WAFCA, UFC
  • Margin Call (1) - SFFC
  • The Tree of Life (1) - SAT
  • Win Win (1) - InFC

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • The Descendants (14) - NBR, WAFCA, NYOFC, InFC, HFC, DFWFCA, SAT, SLFC, FFC, UFC, SEFCA, USC, WGA, Spirit
  • Moneyball (9) - NYFCC, BSFC, TFCA, SDFC, LVFCS, DFCS, CFC, OFCC, BFCA
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (4) - SFFC, OFCS, OFTA, BAFTA
  • Drive (1) - AFCA
  • The Help (1) - PFC

Best Original Score

  • The Artist (12) - WAFCA, BSFC, NYOFC, InFC, LVFCS, HFC, SLFC, PFC, BFCA, GG, OFTA, BAFTA
  • Drive (3) - BSFC, CFC, LFCC
  • Attack the Block (1) - AFCA
  • Hanna (1) - LAFCA
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (1) - SDFC
  • The Skin I Live In (1) LFCC
  • Soul Surfer (1) - SAT

Best Original Song

  • "Life's a Happy Song" - The Muppets (4) - HFC, PFC, BFCA, OFTA
  • "Lay Your Head Down" - Albert Nobbs (1) - SAT
  • "Man or Muppet" - The Muppets (1) - LVFCS
  • "Masterpiece" - W.E. (1) - GG

Best Editing

  • The Artist (2) - PFC, ACE
  • Senna (2) - LFCC, BAFTA
  • Beginners (1) - SDFC
  • The Clock (1) - BSFC
  • The Descendants (1) - ACE
  • Drive (1) - OFTA
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1) - BFCA
  • The Guard (1) - SAT
  • Hugo (1) - LVFCS
  • The Tree of Life (1) - AFCA

Best Cinematography

  • The Tree of Life (21) - NYFCC, WAFCA, BSFC, LAFCA, NYOFC, SFFC, SDFC, LVFCS, HFC, DFWFCA, CFC, SLFC, FFC, PFC, AFCA, OFCS, NSFC, SEFCA, BFCA, OFTA, ASC
  • War Horse (3) - SAT, LFCC, BFCA
  • The Artist (2) - BAFTA, Spirit
  • Drive (1) - UFC
  • Melancholia (1) - LFCC
  • Wuthering Heights (1) - LFCC

Best Art Direction

  • Hugo (10) - WAFCA, LAFCA, SDFC, FFC, LFCC, PFC, BFCA, ADG, OFTA, BAFTA
  • The Artist (2) - LVFCS, SAT
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1) - ADG
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (1) - ADG
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1) - LFCC

Best Costume Design

  • The Artist (3) - PFC, BFCA, BAFTA
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1) - CDG
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (1) - CDG
  • Jane Eyre (1) - OFTA
  • Water for Elephants (1) - SAT
  • W.E. (1) - CDG

Best Makeup

  • The Iron Lady (2) - OFTA, BAFTA
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (1) - BFCA

Best Sound Mixing

  • Drive (2) - SAT, OFTA
  • Hugo (2) - BAFTA, CAS
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (1) - BFCA
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin (1) - LFCC

Best Sound Editing

  • Drive (2) - SAT, OFTA
  • Super 8 (1) - MPSE
  • War Horse (1) - MPSE

Best Visual Effects

  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes (6) - LVFCS, FFC, LFCC, BFCA, OFTA, VES
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (2) - SLFC, BAFTA
  • Hugo (2) - SAT, PFC

Best Foreign Film

  • A Separation (15) - NYFCC, NBR, NYOFC, DFWFCA, CFC, UFC, OFCS, NSFC, SEFCA, VFC, BFCA, GG, LFCC, OFTA, Spirit
  • The Skin I Live In (6) - WAFCA, InFC, FFC, OFCC, PFC, BAFTA
  • 13 Assassins (2) - LVFCS, SLFC
  • I Saw the Devil (2) - HFC, AFCA
  • Mysteries of Lisbon (2) - TFCA, SAT
  • Certified Copy (1) - SFFC
  • City of Life and Death (1) - LAFCA
  • Incendies (1) - BSFC
  • Le Quattro Volte (1) - SDFC

Best Documentary Feature

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (8) - NYFCC, WAFCA, LAFCA, NYOFC, DFWFCA, OFCS, NSFC, VFC
  • Project Nim (8) - BSFC, InFC, SDFC, LVFCS, HFC, FFC, SEFCA, OFTA
  • Senna (5) - SAT, UFC, AFCA, LFCC, BAFTA
  • The Interrupters (2) - CFC, Spirit
  • Page One: Inside the New York Times (2) - OFCC, PFC
  • Tabloid (2) - SFFC, DFCS
  • Beats, Rhymes and Life - (1) - PGA
  • Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (1) - SLFC
  • George Harrison: Living in the Material World (1) - BFCA
  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory (1) - NBR
  • Nostalgia for Light (1) - TFCA

Best Animated Short Film

  • Adam and Dog (1) - AA
  • A Morning Stroll (1) - BAFTA

Best Live-Action Short Film

  • Pitch Black Heist (1) - BAFTA

Organization Abbreviations Guide

  • AA - Annie Awards
  • ACE - American Cinema Editors
  • ADG - Art Directors Guild
  • AFCA - Austin Film Critics Association
  • AFI - American Film Institute
  • ASC - American Society of Cinematographers
  • BSFC - Boston Society of Film Critics
  • BAFTA - British Academy of Film and Television Arts
  • BFCA - Broadcast Film Critics Association
  • CAS - Cinema Audio Society
  • CDG - Costume Designers Guild
  • CFC - Chicago Film Critics
  • COFC - Central Ohio Film Critics
  • DFWFCA - Dallas-Fort Worth Critics Association
  • DFCS - Detroit Film Critics Society
  • DGA - Directors Guild of America
  • FFC - Florida Film Critics
  • GG - Golden Globe Awards
  • HMHG - Hollywood Makeup & Hairstylists Guild
  • HFC - Houston Film Critics
  • InFC - Indiana Film Critics
  • IFC - Iowa Film Critics
  • KCFCC - Kansas City Film Critics Circle
  • LAFCA - Los Angeles Film Critics Association
  • LFCC - London Film Critics Circle
  • LVFCS - Las Vegas Film Critics Society
  • NBR - National Board of Review
  • NSFC - National Society of Film Critics
  • NYFCC - New York Film Critics Circle
  • NYOFC - New York Online Film Critics
  • OFCC - Oklahoma Film Critics Circle
  • OFCS - Online Film Critics Society
  • OFTA - Online Film and Television Association
  • PFC - Phoenix Film Critics
  • PGA - Producers Guild of America
  • SAG - Screen Actors Guild
  • SAT - Satellite Awards
  • SDFC - San Diego Film Critics
  • SEG - Sound Editors Guild
  • SEFCA - Southeastern Film Critics Association
  • SFC - Seattle Film Critics
  • SFFC - San Francisco Film Critics
  • SLFC - St. Louis Film Critics
  • Spirit - Spirit Awards
  • TFC - Texas Film Critics
  • TFCA - Toronto Film Critics Association
  • UFC - Utah Film Critics
  • USC - USC Scripter Awards
  • VES - Visual Effects Society
  • VFC - Vancouver Film Critics
  • WAFCA - Washington DC Area Film Critics Association
  • WGA - Writers Guild of America