2013 Academy Awards

Updated November 30, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 2013 Academy Awards were presented on March 2, 2014, at the Kodak Theatre. All of the nominees are listed below; the Oscar winners are in bold.

Best Picture American Hustle
  Captain Philips
  Dallas Buyers Club
  12 Years a Slave
  The Wolf of Wall Street
Best Animated Picture Frozen
  The Croods
  Despicable Me 2
  Ernest and Celestine
  The Wind Rises
Actor in a Leading Role Christian Bale, American Hustle
  Bruce Dern, Nebraska
  Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
  Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
  Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Actress in a Leading Role Amy Adams, American Hustle
  Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
  Sandra Bullock, Gravity
  Judi Dench, Philomena
  Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Actor in a Supporting Role Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
  Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
  Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
  Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
  Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Actress in a Supporting Role Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
  Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave
  Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
  June Squibb, Nebraska
Directing Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
  Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
  Alexander Payne, Nebraska
  David O. Russell, American Hustle
  Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
Original Screenplay Eric Warren Singer & David O. Russell, American Hustle
  Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine
  Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack, Dallas Buyers Club
  Spike Jonze, Her
  Bob Nelson, Nebraska
Adapted Screenplay Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke Before Midnight
  Billy Ray, Captain Phillips
  Steve Coogan & Jeff Pope, Philomena
  John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave
  Terence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street
Cinematography Philippe Le Sound, The Grandmaster
  Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity
  Bruno Delbonnel, Inside Llewyn Davis
  Phedon Papamichael, Nebraska
  Roger A. Deakins, Prisoners
Production Design American Hustle, Production Design: Judy Becker; Set Decoration: Heather Loeffler
  Gravity, Production Design: Andy Nicholson; Set Decoration: Rosie Goodwin & Joanne Woollard
  The Great Gatsby, Production Design: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Beverley Dunn
  Her, Production Design: K.K. Barrett; Set Decoration: Gene Serdena
  12 Years a Slave, Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Alice Baker
Editing Steve Boeddeker & Richard Hymns, All Is Lost
  Oliver Tarney, Captain Phillips
  Glenn Freemantle, Gravity
  Brent Burge & Chris Ward, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  Wylie Stateman, Lone Survivor
Mixing Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith, & Chris Munro, Captain Phillips
  Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead, & Chris Munro, Gravity
  Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick, & Tony Johnson, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff, & Peter F. Kurland, Inside Llewyn Davis
  Andy Koyama, Beau Borders, & David Brownlow, Lone Survivor
Song "Happy" from Despicable Me 2; Music and Lyric by Pharrell Williams
  "Let It Go" from Frozen; Music & Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez
  "The Moon Song" from Her; Music by Karen O; Lyrics by Karen O and Spike Jonez
  "Ordinary Love" from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom; Music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen; Lyrics by Paul Hewson
Original Score John Williams, The Book Thief
  Steven Price, Gravity
  William Butler and Owen Pallett, Her
  Alexandre Desplat, Philomena
  Thomas Newman, Saving Mr. Banks
Film Editing Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers & Alan Baumgarten, American Hustle
  Christopher Rouse, Captain Phillips
  John Mac McMurphy & Martin Pensa, Dallas Buyers Club
  Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger, Gravity
  Joe Walker, 12 Years a Slave
Costume Design Michael Wilkinson, American Hustle
  William Chang Suk Ping, The Grandmaster
  Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby
  Michael O'Connor, The Invisible Woman
  Patricia Norris, 12 Years a Slave
Makeup Adruitha Lee & Robin Mathews, Dallas Buyers Club
  Stephen Prouty, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
  Joel Harlow & Gloria Pasqua, The Lone Ranger
Visual Effects Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shrik, & Neil Corbould, Gravity
  Joel Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, & Eric Reynolds, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Erik Nash, & Dan Sudick, Iron Man 3
  Tim Alexandar, Gary Brozenick, Edson Williams, & John Frazier, The Lone Ranger
  Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Ben Grossmann, & Burt Dalton, Star Trek Into Darkness
Short Films
Animated Feral, Daniel Sousa & Dan Golden
  Get a Horse!, Lauren MacMullan & Dorothy McKim
  Mr. Hublot, Laurent Witz & Alexandre Espigares
  Possessions, Shuhei Morita
  Room on the Broom, Max Lang & Jan Lachauer
Live Action Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me), Esteban Crespo
  Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything), Xavier Legrand & Alexandre Gavras
  Helium, Anders Walter & Kim Magnusson
  Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?), Selma Vilhunen & Kirsikka Saari
  The Voorman Problem, Mark Gill & Baldwin Li
Short Subject CaveDigger, Jeffrey Karoff
  Facing Fear, Jason Cohen
  Karama Has Now Walls, Sara Ishaq
  The Lady in Number 6: Music Savied My Life, Malcolm Clarke & Nicholas Reed
  Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall, Edgar Barens
Feature The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer & Signe Byrge Sørensen
  Cutie and the Boxer, Zachary Heinzerling & Lydia Dean Pilcher
  Dirty Wars, Richard Rowley & Jeremy Scahill
  The Square, Jehane Noujaim & Karim Amer
  20 Feet from Stardom, Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen & Caitrin Rogers
Foreign Language Film The Broken Circle Breakdown, Belgium
  The Great Beauty, Italy
  The Hunt, Denmark
  The Missing Picture, Cambodia
  Omar, Palestine


Information Please® Database, © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.


Sources +

About the author

Infoplease Staff

Infoplease staff work hard to create, curate, and edit a variety of content for all audiences.

Infoplease: your gateway to knowledge and enriching minds, one fact at a time.

View More About Our Editors, Experts, Authors, & Advisors