‘All Too Well’ will not win Oscar. But Taylor Swift nonetheless may

The 2023 Oscars shortlist for live-action quick movie didn’t prove all too effectively for Taylor Swift.

But the singer-songwriter-director may nonetheless win an Academy Award in one other class subsequent yr.

On Wednesday, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences unveiled the official shortlists for 10 Oscar classes: documentary characteristic, documentary quick, worldwide characteristic, make-up and hairstyling, unique rating, unique music, animated quick, live-action quick, sound and visible results.

The dangerous information is that “All Too Well: The Short Film,” which is Swift’s prolonged music video for her music “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version),” didn’t make the reduce for live-action quick. That’s regardless of a high-profile Oscars marketing campaign that included a screening and Swift’s look at this yr’s Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant.

The excellent news is that Tay’s contribution to the “Where the Crawdads Sing” soundtrack, “Carolina,” is eligible for unique music.

The shortlisted titles for live-action quick are “All in Favor,” “Almost Home,” “An Irish Goodbye,” “Ivalu,” “Le Pupille,” “The Lone Wolf,” “Nakam,” “Night Ride,” “Plastic Killer,” “The Red Suitcase,” “The Right Words,” “Sideral,” “The Treatment,” “Tula” and “Warsha.”

Within the operating for unique music reverse “Carolina” are “Time” from “Amsterdam,” “Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” from “Avatar: The Way of Water,” “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” “This Is a Life” from “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” “Ciao Papa” from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,” “Til You’re Home” from “A Man Called Otto,” “Naatu Naatu” from “RRR,” “My Mind & Me” from “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” “Good Afternoon” from “Spirited,” “Applause” from “Tell It Like a Woman,” “Stand Up” from “Till,” “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick,” “Dust & Ash” from “The Voice of Dust and Ash” and “New Body Rhumba” from “White Noise.”

Ought to “Carolina” and “My Mind & Me” each rating nods for unique music, Swift would compete for the prize towards her longtime trade bestie, Gomez. It might additionally mark Swift’s first Oscar nomination.

Since “All Too Well: The Short Film” premiered in November 2021, Swifties have been rallying for an Oscar nomination. Written and directed by the “Red” hitmaker herself, the dramatic music video stars 20-year-old Sadie Sink of “Stranger Things” and 31-year-old Dylan O’Brien of “Teen Wolf” as doomed lovers primarily based on a younger Swift and one in every of her ex-boyfriends (extensively believed to be actor Jake Gyllenhaal).

The visible accompanied the extremely anticipated 10-minute model of “All Too Well,” which debuted on Swift’s rerecording of her fourth studio album, “Red.” After its buzzy digital launch, “All Too Well: The Short Film” generated much more chatter at TIFF.

“It’s really meaningful to get to present the short film on 35mm because that’s how it was originally shot and we did this print specifically for TIFF,” Swift stated on the competition in September.

“Whenever I’d write a song, I’d immediately start thinking, ‘How do I want to represent this onstage or in a music video?’” she added. “From a very early point in my career, I wanted to establish each album as its own era, of sorts.”

Regardless of profitable huge at different award exhibits — particularly the Grammys — and contributing to a number of film soundtracks through the years, Swift has but to interrupt by way of on the Academy Awards.

Might “Carolina” lastly be her ticket to Oscars glory? Discover out when the 2023 Oscar nominations are introduced Jan. 24.

Within the meantime, right here’s a full breakdown of Wednesday’s shortlists.

Documentary characteristic movie

  • “All That Breathes”
  • “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed”
  • “Bad Axe”
  • “Children of the Mist”
  • “Descendant”
  • “Fire of Love”
  • “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song”
  • “Hidden Letters”
  • “A House Made of Splinters”
  • “The Janes”
  • “Last Flight Home”
  • “Moonage Daydream”
  • “Navalny”
  • “Retrograde”
  • “The Territory”

Documentary quick movie

  • “American Justice on Trial: People v. Newton”
  • “Anastasia”
  • “Angola Do You Hear Us? Voices from a Plantation Prison”
  • “As Far as They Can Run”
  • “The Elephant Whisperers”
  • “The Flagmakers”
  • “Happiness Is £4 Million”
  • “Haulout”
  • “Holding Moses”
  • “How Do You Measure a Year?”
  • “The Martha Mitchell Effect”
  • “Nuisance Bear”
  • “Shut Up and Paint”
  • “Stranger at the Gate”
  • “38 at the Garden”

Worldwide characteristic movie

  • “Argentina, 1985,” Argentina
  • “Corsage,” Austria
  • “Close,” Belgium
  • “Return to Seoul,” Cambodia
  • “Holy Spider,” Denmark
  • “Saint Omer,” France
  • “All Quiet on the Western Front,” Germany
  • “Last Film Show,” India
  • “The Quiet Girl,” Eire
  • “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths,” Mexico
  • “The Blue Caftan,” Morocco
  • “Joyland,” Pakistan
  • “EO,” Poland
  • “Decision to Leave,” South Korea
  • “Cairo Conspiracy,” Sweden

Make-up and hairstyling

  • “All Quiet on the Western Front”
  • “Amsterdam”
  • “Babylon”
  • “The Batman”
  • “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
  • “Blonde”
  • “Crimes of the Future”
  • “Elvis”
  • “Emancipation”
  • “The Whale”

Authentic rating

  • “All Quiet on the Western Front”
  • “Avatar: The Way of Water”
  • “Babylon”
  • “The Banshees of Inisherin”
  • “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
  • “Devotion”
  • “Don’t Worry Darling”
  • “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
  • “The Fabelmans”
  • “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”
  • “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”
  • “Nope”
  • “She Said”
  • “The Woman King”
  • “Women Talking”

Authentic music

  • “Time” from “Amsterdam”
  • “Nothing Is Lost (You Give Me Strength)” from “Avatar: The Way of Water”
  • “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
  • “This Is A Life” from “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
  • “Ciao Papa” from “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”
  • “Til You’re Home” from “A Man Called Otto”
  • “Naatu Naatu” from “RRR”
  • “My Mind & Me” from “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me”
  • “Good Afternoon” from “Spirited”
  • “Applause” from “Tell It Like a Woman”
  • “Stand Up” from “Till”
  • “Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick”
  • “Dust & Ash” from “The Voice of Dust and Ash”
  • “Carolina” from “Where the Crawdads Sing”
  • “New Body Rhumba” from “White Noise”

Animated quick movie

  • “Black Slide”
  • “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse”
  • “The Debutante”
  • “The Flying Sailor”
  • “The Garbage Man”
  • “Ice Merchants”
  • “It’s Nice in Here”
  • “More Than I Want to Remember”
  • “My Year of Dicks”
  • “New Moon”
  • “An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It”
  • “Passenger”
  • “Save Ralph”
  • “Sierra”
  • “Steakhouse”

Stay-action quick movie

  • “All in Favor”
  • “Almost Home”
  • “An Irish Goodbye”
  • “Ivalu”
  • “Le Pupille”
  • “The Lone Wolf”
  • “Nakam”
  • “Night Ride”
  • “Plastic Killer”
  • “The Red Suitcase”
  • “The Right Words”
  • “Sideral”
  • “The Treatment”
  • “Tula”
  • “Warsha”


  • “All Quiet on the Western Front”
  • “Avatar: The Way of Water”
  • “Babylon”
  • “The Batman”
  • “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
  • “Elvis”
  • “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
  • “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”
  • “Moonage Daydream”
  • “Top Gun: Maverick”

Visible results

  • “All Quiet on the Western Front”
  • “Avatar: The Way of Water”
  • “The Batman”
  • “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
  • “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”
  • “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”
  • “Jurassic World Dominion”
  • “Nope”
  • “Thirteen Lives”
  • “Top Gun: Maverick”