Fearless Oscar Predictions 2022

Best Picture
“CODA,” Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger, producers

Best Director
Jane Campion (“The Power of the Dog”)

Best Lead Actor
Will Smith (“King Richard”)

Best Lead Actress
Jessica Chastain (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye”)

Best Supporting Actor
Troy Kotsur (“CODA”)

Best Supporting Actress
Ariana DeBose (“West Side Story”)

Best Adapted Screenplay
“CODA,” screenplay by Siân Heder

Best Original Screenplay
“Don’t Look Up,” screenplay by Adam McKay; story by Adam McKay and David Sirota

Best Cinematography
“The Power of the Dog,” Ari Wegner

Best Animated Feature Film
“Encanto,” Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino and Clark Spencer

Best Animated Short Film
“Robin Robin,” Dan Ojari and Mikey Please

Best Costume Design
“Cruella,” Jenny Beavan

Best Original Score
“Dune,” Hans Zimmer

Best Sound
“Dune,” Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill and Ron Bartlett

Best Original Song
“Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto,” music and lyric by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Best Documentary Feature
“Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),” Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein

Best Documentary Short Subject
“The Queen of Basketball,” Ben Proudfoot

Best Film Editing
“Dune,” Joe Walker

Best International Feature Film
“Drive My Car” (Japan)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
“The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram and Justin Raleigh

Best Production Design
“Dune,” production design: Patrice Vermette; set decoration: Zsuzsanna Sipos

Best Visual Effects
“Dune,” Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer

Best Live Action Short Film
“The Long Goodbye,” Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed

Final tally 18/23