25/01/2011 09:27 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

The Oscars 2011: The Nominees

The Academy Award nominees for Best Actress. Photots: Getty Images/PA

We've had the Golden Globes, we've scrabbled through our wardrobes for a dress for the BAFTAs (just in case we get that last minute invite) and now it's time for the big daddy of the awards season: The Academy Awards.

The nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced today with The King's Speech leading the way with 12 nominations. The Coen brothers also performed well with nominations for writing, producing and directing on True Grit. You can find the full list of nominees below and be sure to tell us who you're rooting for.

The ceremony will take place on Sunday 27 February at the Kodak Theatre - don't forget to join us then for all the action and fashion from the red carpet!

And the nominees are:

Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem - Biutiful
Jeff Bridges - True Grit
Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network
Colin Firth - The King's Speech
James Franco - 127 Hours

Actor in a Supporting Role
Christian Bale - The Fighter
John Hawkes - Winter's Bone
Jeremy Renner - The Town
Mark Ruffalo - The Kids Are All Right
Geoffrey Rush - The King's Speech

Actress in a Leading Role
Annette Bening - The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Kidman - Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone
Natalie Portman - Black Swan
Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine

Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams - The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech
Melissa Leo - The Fighter
Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit
Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom

Animated Feature Film
How to Train Your Dragon - Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
The Illusionist - Sylvain Chomet
Toy Story 3 - Lee Unkrich

Black Swan - Darren Aronofsky
The Fighter - David O. Russell
The King's Speech - Tom Hooper
The Social Network - David Fincher
True Grit - Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Foreign Language Film
Biutiful - Mexico
Dogtooth - Greece
In a Better World - Denmark
Incendies - Canada
Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) - Algeria

Music (Original Score)
How to Train Your Dragon - John Powell
Inception - Hans Zimmer
The King's Speech - Alexandre Desplat
127 Hours - A.R. Rahman
The Social Network - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Music (Original Song)
'Coming Home' from Country Strong - Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
'I See the Light' from Tangled - Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater
'If I Rise' from 127 Hours - Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
'We Belong Together' from Toy Story 3 - Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Best Picture
Black Swan
The Fighter
The Kids Are All Right
The King's Speech
127 Hours
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
True Grit
Winter's Bone

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
127 Hours - Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
The Social Network - Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
Toy Story 3 - Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
True Grit - Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
Winter's Bone - Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Another Year - Written by Mike Leigh
The Fighter - Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
Inception - Written by Christopher Nolan
The Kids Are All Right - Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
The King's Speech - Screenplay by David Seidler