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The Oscar Nominees for Production Design
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Members of the Academy's Production Design Branch voted to determine these five nominees for the Academy Award for Production Design.

  • The Father: Production Design: Peter Francis; Set Decoration: Cathy Featherstone

  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom: Production Design: Mark Ricker; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara and Diana Stoughton

  • Mank: Production Design: Donald Graham Burt; Set Decoration: Jan Pascale

  • News of the World: Production Design: David Crank; Set Decoration: Elizabeth Keenan

  • Tenet: Production Design: Nathan Crowley; Set Decoration: Kathy Lucas

And here's where to watch the films:

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The Father
2020
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A woman tries to find a caregiver for her feisty, 80-year-old father as dementia continues to eat away at his memory.

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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
2020
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Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

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Mank
2020
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1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing wit and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish Citizen Kane.

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News of the World
2020
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Five years after the end of the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people. Forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort the child across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas. But the long journey soon turns into a fight for survival as the traveling companions encounter danger at every turn—both human and natural.

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Tenet
2020
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Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a "Protagonist" journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something far beyond real-time.

Nominated for the Academy Award for Visual Effects: Nicolas Becker, Jaime Baksht, Michelle Couttolenc, Carlos Cortés and Phillip Bladh

When are the Oscars? The 93rd Oscars will be held on Sunday, April 25th at 8 pm EST. Watch live on ABC (or ABC.com w/ TV provider login).

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