Congratulations to the NYU alumni and faculty who received 2023 Academy Award nominations and to Edward Berger (TSOA '94) on winning the Oscar for Best International Feature Film! The 95th Academy Awards aired on ABC on Sunday, March 12 at 8:00 PM ET. 

Best Picture

  • Tony Kushner (TSOA ’84), Producer, The Fabelmans

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • Tony Kushner (TSOA ’84), Writer, The Fabelmans

Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Stephanie Hsu (TSOA ’12), Actress, Everything Everywhere All at Once

International Feature Film

  • Edward Berger (TSOA ’94), Director, Screenplay, All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany) - Winner

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

  • Edward Berger (TSOA ’94), Director, All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)
  • Ehren Kruger (TSOA ’93), Screenplay, Top Gun: Maverick

Music (Original Song)

  • Lady Gaga (TSOA), Music and Lyrics, “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick

Animated Feature Film

  • Dean Fleischer Camp (TSOA ’07), Director/Writer/Producer, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
  • Elisabeth Holm (GAL ’09), Producer, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
  • Andrew Goldman (TSOA ’07), Producer, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
  • Paul Mezey (TSOA ’96), Producer, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

Music (Original Score)

  • Ian Chang (Son Lux) (STEINHARDT ’11), Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Rafiq Bhatia (Son Lux) (STEINHARDT), Everything Everywhere All at Once


  • Gwendolyn Yates Whittle (TSOA ’84), Avatar: The Way of Water

And a shoutout to these alumni for their contributions to nominated work.

  • Cat Hobbs (TSOA ’15), Executive Producer, The Whale and The Territory

A warm congratulations also goes to honorary alumni Steven Spielberg on his nominations for Best Picture, Directing, and Writing (Original Screenplay) for The Fabelmans.

There are so many amazing alumni creating can't-miss films, sometimes it's hard to keep track! Did we miss someone? Please let us know!

Send an email to alumni.info@nyu.edu.