Live Blogging the Oscars–part 3, with FDL community Cat Noel, reality show star/radio personality and our special guests from the Writers Guild of America-East:
Michael Winship, WGAE President and senior writer on Bill Moyers Journal.
Fred Graver, Emmy Winner and founder of iLarious, Creator of VH1’s Best Week Ever, Letterman, In Living Color & pretty much everything else you’ve ever seen.
John Marshall, Emmy nominated writer from The Chris Rock Show, Politically Incorrect, The Electric Company.
Caissie St.Onge, Best Week Ever, The Rosie O’Donnell Show.
Justin DiLauro, CBS News Promo writer (and master of brevity).
Bonnie Datt, The Confirmed Bachelors and fashion blogger for Racked.com.
Dan McCoy, 9am Meeting, two time Channey Award winner shown on Channel 101 New York.
Dan McNamara, The Bear, The Cloud and God seen on Comedy Central and Atom.com and “Amazing The Lion” on the Independent Comedy Network.
Timothy Michael Cooper, Concierge: The Series.
Lowell Peterson, WGAE Executive Director.
Nominees for the 82nd annual Academy Awards
“The Hurt Locker”
Jeff Bridges, “Crazy Heart”
Sandra Bullock, “The Blind Side”
Best supporting actor
Christoph Waltz, “Inglourious Basterds”
Best supporting actress
Mo’Nique, “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”
Kathryn Bigelow, “The Hurt Locker”
Best animated feature
Best foreign language film
“El Secreto de Sus Ojos” (Argentina)
Best screenplay (original)
“The Hurt Locker,” written by Mark Boal
Best screenplay (adapted)
“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher
Best music (original score)
“Up” Michael Giacchino
Best music (original song)
“The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)” from “Crazy Heart,” music and lyrics by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett
Best art direction
“Avatar” art direction: Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg; set decoration: Kim Sinclair
“Avatar” Mauro Fiore
Best costume design
“The Young Victoria” Sandy Powell
Best documentary (feature)
“The Cove” Nominees to be determined
Best documentary (short subject)
“Music by Prudence” Roger Ross Williams and Elinor Burkett
Best film editing
“The Hurt Locker” Bob Murawski and Chris Innis
“Star Trek” Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow
Best short film (animated)
“Logorama” Nicolas Schmerkin
Best short film (live action)
“The New Tenants” Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson
Best sound editing
“The Hurt Locker” Paul N.J. Ottosson
Best sound mixing
“The Hurt Locker” Paul N.J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett
Best visual effects
“Avatar” Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham and Andrew R. Jones