Santa Barbara International Film Festival organizers are thrilled with today’s announcement of Academy Award Nominees, with more than a dozen of this year’s invitees getting potential Oscar nods.
Daniel Day Lewis, who’s set to appear at the festival this year, received his fifth Academy Award nomination for his title role in the critically acclaimed movie “Lincoln”. Other festival honorees receiving Academy Award nominations today includes Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, and Ben Affleck.
The number of nominees attending the Santa Barbara event is expected to grow, as the list of people taking part in panels on subjects like directing, writing, and producing is finalized.
The 28th annual filmfest runs January 24th through February 3rd.