94th Academy Awards Predictions – Oscars Watch

Preparations continue on Thursday, March 24, 2022 for The Oscars® which will be presented on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre® in Hollywood, CA and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (Al Seib / ©A.M.P.A.S.)

Solzy at the Movies presents predictions for the 94th Oscars as the Academy Awards will be aired tonight on ABC, for better or worse.

If you are participating in any pools, please be advised that the Oscars will start being announced during the red carpet. Make sure to follow the social media channels because the Oscars will announce them on social media well before the live telecast begins. It is one of the worst mistakes in history of the Academy and I hope that this does not happen next year. The whole idea of combining Sound Mixing and Sound Editing into Sound was to appease both ABC and the Academy. And now? The category is not even on the LIVE TELECAST. PRESENT ALL 23!

Tune in tonight to find out to see if my predictions come into fruition! I’ll be posting live updates during the telecast both here and on my Twitter.

Motion Picture: CODA

  • Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger, Producers.

Director: Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog

Actor in a Leading Role: Will Smith, King Richard

Actress in a Leading Role: Penélope Cruz, Parallel Mothers

Actor in a Supporting Role: Troy Kotsur, CODA

Actress in a Supporting Role: Ariana DeBose, West Side Story

Animated Feature: The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Documentary Feature: Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

  • Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein

International Feature: Drive My Car (Japan)

Cinematography: Greig Fraser, Dune

Costume Design: Jenny Beavan, Cruella

Editing: Myron Kerstein and Andrew Weisblum, tick, tick…BOOM!

Makeup and Hairstyling: The Eyes of Tammy Faye; Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram and Justin Raleigh

Music – Original Score: Hans Zimmer, Dune

Music – Original Song: “No Time to Die” from No Time to Die, Music and Lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas

Production Design: Nightmare Alley

  • Production Design: Tamara Deverell
  • Set Decoration: Shane Vieau

Original Screenplay: Belfast, Written by Kenneth Branagh

Adapted Screenplay: CODA, Screenplay by Siân Heder

Sound: Dune; Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill and Ron Bartlett

Visual Effects: Dune; Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer

Animated Short Film: Robin Robin

  • Dan Ojari and Mikey Please

Documentary Short Subject: The Queen of Basketball

  • Ben Proudfoot

Live Action Short Film: The Long Goodbye

  • Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed

The 94th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland® in Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and in more than 20 territories worldwide.

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Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.