Bruins Involved with Oscar-Nominated Films




Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie poster

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Nominated in four categories: Original Score, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects
John Williams ’53, Nominated Composer
Kelly Marie Tran '11, Actress plays Rose Tico, Presenter



Call Me by Your Name movie poster

Call Me By Your Name

Nominated in four categories: Best Picture, Best Actor, Adapted Screenplay (Winner), Original Song
Alumnus Michael Stuhlbarg plays Elio's dad, Mr. Perlman



The Post

The Post

Nominated in two categories: Best Picture and Best Actress
John Williams ’53, Composer



The Disaster Artist movie poster

The Disaster Artist

Nominated for Adapted Screenplay
James Franco ’08, Director and Lead Actor, Tommy Wiseau



Beauty and the Beast movie poster

Beauty and the Beast

Nominated in two categories:  Production Design and Costume Design
Alumna Karina Silva ’12, Camera Operator



Coco movie poster


Winner in two categories:  Animated Feature Film and Original Song
Alumnus Jesus Martinez, Layout and Animation Manager



Dear Basketball movie poster

Dear Basketball

Winner for Animated Short Film
John Williams ’53, Composer



Dekalb Elementary movie poster

Dekalb Elementary

Nominated for Live Action Short Film
Reed Van Dyk '17, Writer and Director



Molly's Game movie poster

Molly's Game

Nominated for Adapted Screenplay
Michael J. Benavente '78, Supervising Sound Editor

If you know of other UCLA alumni who worked on any of the Oscar-nominated films, please email