Many Australian artists including Blanchett are nominated for Oscars

Published 17 January 2014, 14:04 AEST

The famous Australian film actor Cate Blanchett was nominated for this year’s Oscar for Best Actress. The Australians who were nominated with her include Catherine Martin, who did art design and makeup for "The Great Gatsby", etc. Digital artist.

The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 1th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on the morning of January 16, local time. Among the nine best films nominated, "American Hoax" and "Gravity" became the big winners, winning ten nominations.

The famous Australian actress Cate Blanchett won the best actress nomination for her outstanding performance in "Blue Jasmine" directed by Woody Allen, and she has the highest voice. Prior to this, Blanchett had won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for this role. Blanchett won the Best Supporting Actress Award in 2005 for playing the Hollywood veteran superstar Catherine Hepburn in The Aviator.

The Australian designer Catherine Martin, who once won the Oscar for Best Art Direction and Best Makeup Double Awards, this time was nominated for Best Art Design for "The Great Gatsby" and her colleagues. She herself won the best makeup nomination for this film.

One of the opponents competing with Martin for the Best Art Design Award is also an Australian. Michael Wilkson was also nominated for this award for "American Hoax".