Oscars 2013 - The nominees

Actors, actresses and directors are again hoping to be awarded the film industries highest accolades at the Oscars on February 24.

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Denzel Washington for Flight. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Denzel Washington for Flight. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Ang Lee for Life of Pi. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Ang Lee for Life of Pi. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Benh Zeitlin for Beasts of the Southern Wild. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Benh Zeitlin for Beasts of the Southern Wild. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln. Photo: REUTERS

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln. Photo: REUTERS

Best Director: David O. Russell for Silver Linings Playbook. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: David O. Russell for Silver Linings Playbook. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Emmanuelle Riva for Amour.

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Emmanuelle Riva for Amour.

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Hugh Jackman for Les Miserables. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Hugh Jackman for Les Miserables. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Joaquin Phoenix for

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Joaquin Phoenix for

Best Director: Michael Haneke for Amour. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Michael Haneke for Amour. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Naomi Watts for The Impossible. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Naomi Watts for The Impossible. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Steven Spielberg for Lincoln. Photo: GETTY IMAGES

Best Director: Steven Spielberg for Lincoln. Photo: GETTY IMAGES