Victorian projects recognised with Oscar nominations

Lion builds on its impressive list of accolades receiving six nominations including Best Picture by Producers Emile Sherman, Iain Canning and Angie Fielder. Luke Davies has been nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay), Greig Fraser has been nominated for his outstanding cinematography while Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka are in the running for an award for their Music (Original Score).

Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman received nominations for their supporting roles in the heartwarming drama.

Tanna has been nominated for the Foreign Language Film award - a first for Australia. The collaboration between Martin Butler and Bentley Dean has won critical acclaim for its groundbreaking glimpse into life, love, war and peace in one of the last tribal societies on earth.

Marvel’s Doctor Strange is nominated for Visual Effects with Luma Pictures recognised for their specialist work on key sequences in the blockbuster feature.

See the full list of nominees and tune in on 26 Feburary (US) for the main event.