The 2024 Academy Awards are almost here! The nominations for this year’s award show have been released and a handful of Canadians are up for some big honours. Check out all the Canadians nominated for Oscars ahead of the 96th rendition of the Academy Awards on March 10th, 2024.

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To no one’s surprise, Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is up for an award for his role as Ken in “Barbie”. The London, Ontario native is among those nominated for Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role. He is up against the likes of Sterling K. Brown for “American Fiction”, Robert De Niro for “Killers of the Flower Moon”, Robert Downey Jr. for “Oppenheimer” and Mark Ruffalo for “Poor Things”.

Although he passed in August of 2023, Canadian musician Robbie Robertson is nominated for Original Score for his work on “Killers of the Flower Moon”. His work also earned him a nomination for Best Original Score at this year’s Golden Globes.


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Other Canadian nominees include Celine Song. Song is the playwright and director of “Past Lives,” a romantic drama which she said is partly based on her own life. The film earned nominations in two categories: Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

Canada’s east coast is being represented by Nova Scotia filmmaker Ben Proudfoot. Proudfoot is up for Best Short Documentary as he co-directed the short doc “The Last Repair Shop”.

Toronto filmmaker Nisha Pahuja is among the nominated Canadians as well. The National Film Board of Canada film “To Kill a Tiger,” was directed by Pahuja and earned earned a Best Documentary Feature nomination. The emotional film tells the story of an Indian farmer that takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the victim of a brutal rape.

The Canadians nominees span all the way to Quebec too! Director Vincent René-Lortie of Quebec is up for his short film “Invincible” in the category of Best Dramatic Short.

With so much talent in this country we aren’t surprised to see these Canadians up for Oscars! Don’t forget to tune in on March 10th and cheer on your fellow Canucks!