Both Chicago and Gangs of New York received multiple recognition when this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced this morning. The films were nominated for art direction, costumes, and cinematography. Other films to receive attention were Julie Taymor’s Frida and Roman Polanski’s The Pianist. The design nominations are listed below. To see the full list of nominations, click here.

Art Direction
Chicago Art Direction: John Myhre, Set Decoration: Gord Sim
Frida Art Direction: Felipe Fernandez del Paso, Set Decoration: Hannia Robledo
Gangs of New York Art Direction: Dante Ferretti, Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Art Direction: Grant Major, Set Decoration: Dan Hennah and Alan Lee
Road to Perdition Art Direction: Dennis Gassner, Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

Chicago Dion Beebe
Far From Heaven Edward Lachman
Gangs of New York Michael Ballhaus
The Pianist , Pawel Edelman
Road to Perdition Conrad L. Hall

Costume Design
Chicago Colleen Atwood
Frida Julie Weiss
Gangs of New York Sandy Powell
The Hours Ann Roth
The Pianist Anna Sheppard

Frida John Jackson and Beatrice De Alba
The Time Machine John M. Elliott, Jr. and Barbara Lorenz