Congratulations to the NYU alumni who received 2024 Academy Award nominations. The 96th Academy Awards will air on ABC on Sunday, March 10 at 7:00 PM ET. 

Best Picture

  • Robbie Brenner (TSOA '93), Producer, Barbie

Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Sterling K. Brown (TSOA ’02), American Fiction


  • Martin Scorsese (WSC '64, STEINHARDT '68, HON '92, Tisch Dean's Council), Killers of the Flower Moon

Animated Feature Film

  • Pablo Berger (TSOA '96), Written by/Director, Robot Dreams
  • Nick Bruno (SPS '05), Director, Nimona

Writing (Original Screenplay)

  • Samy Burch (TSOA '09), Screenplay by/Story by, May December
  • Alex Mechanik (TSOA '09), Story by, May December 

Music (Original Song)

  • Mark Ronson (CAS), Music and lyrics, "I'm Just Ken" from Barbie

Documentary Short Film

  • Jean Tsien (TSOA '83), Producer, Island in Between
  • Christine Turner (TSOA '04), Director, The Barber of Little Rock

And a special shout out to:

  • Robert DeNiro (HON '96), nominated for Actor in a Supporting Role in Killers of the Flower Moon
  • Steven Spielberg (HON '96), producer for Best Picture nominee, Maestro
  • Lasse Ulvedal Tolbøll (TSOA), cinematographer for Live Action Short Film nominee, Knight of Fortune

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.