A24 Films

For Your Consideration

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From Darren Aronofsky comes The Whale, the story of a reclusive English teacher who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter. Starring Brendan Fraser and based on the acclaimed play by Samuel D. Hunter.


Best Picture

Jeremy Dawson, p.g.a.

Ari Handel, p.g.a.

Darren Aronofsky, p.g.a.

Best Director

Darren Aronofsky

Best Adapted Screenplay

Samuel D. Hunter

Best Actor

Brendan Fraser

Best Supporting Actress

Hong Chau

Samantha Morton

Sadie Sink

Best Supporting Actor

Ty Simpkins

Best Film Editing

Andrew Weisblum, ACE

Best Cinematography

Matthew Libatique, ASC, LPS

Best Production Design

Production Designer
Mark Friedberg
Robert Pyzocha

Set Decorator
Lisa Scoppa

Best Costume Design

Danny Glicker

Best Original Score

Rob Simonsen

Best Sound

Supervising Sound Editor / Re-recording Mixer
Craig Henighan

Supervising Sound Editor
Jill Purdy

Production Sound Mixer
Drew Kunin

Re-recording Mixer
Skip Lievsay

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Prosthetic Makeup Designer
Adrien Morot

Makeup Department Head
Judy Chin

Hair Department Head
Anne Marie Bradley