With 17 Nominations, Latinos Win 4 Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences nominated the largest number of Latinos for Oscar Gold for outstanding film achievements ever.

Seventeen Latinos competed in 15 of the 23 categories; Pan's Labyrinth won 6 nominations.

During last night's Academy Awards, Latinos received 4 Oscars--with Pan's Labyrinth snagging 3 of the statues.

Below is the list of Latino nominees with the winners in bold. Congratulations to all.

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Penelope Cruz - Volver

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
Adriana Barraza - Babel

Achievement in art direction
Eugenio Caballero/ Pilar Revuelta - Pan’s Labyrinth

Achievement in cinematography
Guillermo Navarro - Pan’s Labyrinth

Achievement in directing
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Babel

Achievement in film editing
Alex Rodriquez - Children of Men

Best foreign language film of the year
Pan’s Labyrinth
Guillermo Del Toro (director); Belen Atienzo, Elena Manrique (producers)

Achievement in make-up
David Marti/Montse Ribe - Pan’s Labyrinth

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
Gustavo Santaolalla - Babel

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
Javier Navarette - Pan’s Labyrinth

Best motion picture of the year
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - Babel

Best live action short film
Javier Fesser/Luis Manso, Binta and the Great Idea (Binta Y La Gran Idea)
Borja Cobeaja, Eramos Pocos (One Too Many)

Achievement in sound mixing
Fernando Camara - Apocalypto

Adapted screenplay
Alfonso Cuaron - Children of Men

Original Screenplay
Guillermo Arriaga - Babel
Guillermo del Toro - Pan’s Labyrinth

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