This 2011-2012 awards season ushered in the permanent print publication AwardsLine. There were seven editions covering producers, directors, writers, actors, actresses as well as the animation, foreign language, music, special effects, cinematography, and other categories. (Click here to download PDFs of the print issues.) Below are links to AwardsLine’s stories on this year’s Oscar nominees that ran on Deadline ahead of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 5 PM Tuesday deadline to receive Oscar ballots.

Producers Q&As
Thomas Langmann — ‘The Artist’
Jim Burke & Jim Taylor — ‘The Descendants’
Scott Rudin — ‘Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close’
Chris Columbus & Brunson Green — ‘The Help’
Letty Aronson — ‘Midnight In Paris’
Rachael Horovitz & Michael De Luca — ‘Moneyball’
Kathleen Kennedy — ‘War Horse’
The Weinstein Co’s Harvey Weinstein
Fox Searchlight’s Steve Gilula & Nancy Utley

Actor
Demian Bichir — ‘A Better Life’
George Clooney — ‘The Descendants’
Jean Dujardin — ‘The Artist’
Brad Pitt — ‘Moneyball’
Gary Oldman — ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’

Actress
Glenn Close — ‘Albert Nobbs’
Viola Davis — ‘The Help’
Rooney Mara — ‘The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’
Michelle Williams — ‘My Week With Marilyn’

Supporting Actress
Bérénice Bejo — ‘The Artist’
Jessica Chastain – ‘The Help’
Melissa McCarthy – ‘Bridesmaids’
Janet McTeer – ‘Albert Nobbs’
Octavia Spencer – ‘The Help’

Best Supporting Actor
Kenneth Branagh — ‘My Week With Marilyn’
Jonah Hill – ‘Moneyball’
Christopher Plummer — ‘Beginners’

Director
Michel Hazanavicius — ‘The Artist’
Alexander Payne — ‘The Descendants’
Martin Scorsese — ‘Hugo’
Steven Spielberg — ‘War Horse’

Screenplays
‘Bridesmaids’ — Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig
‘Margin Call’ — J.C. Chandor
‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ — Peter Straughan

Animated Film
‘Puss In Boots’ — Chris Miller
‘Rango’ — Gore Verbinski

Documentary
‘Pina’ — Wim Wenders

Production Designers
Laurence Bennett — ‘The Artist’
Stuart Craig — ‘Harry Potter’
Dante Ferretti — ‘Hugo’
Rick Carter — ‘War Horse’

ALSO
Bullock, Von Sydow & Horn On ‘Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close’
Tough Economic Times Make Nostalgic Films Hottest Bets For Oscar

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