The 2012 Academy Award nominations have been announced today (January 24) in Los Angeles. Martin Scorsese's 3D children's film, Hugo, leads the way with 11 nominations, closely followed by Michel Hazanavicius' black and white silent movie, The Artist with 10. Here's the nominations in the key six categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

The 2012 Academy Award nominations have been announced today (January 24) in Los Angeles. Martin Scorsese‘s 3D children’s film, Hugo, leads the way with 11 nominations, closely followed by Michel Hazanavicius’ black and white silent movie, The Artist with 10.

Here’s the nominations in the key six categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor and Actress.

BEST PICTURE
The Artist
The Descendants
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help
Hugo
Midnight in Paris
Moneyball
The Tree of Life
War Horse

BEST DIRECTOR
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life

BEST ACTOR
Demián Bichir, A Better Life
George Clooney, The Descendants
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

BEST ACTRESS
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Nick Nolte, Warrior
Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Max Von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Bérénice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help

You can read the full list of nominations here.