The nominees for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards® have been announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Creators of looks for an Italian prime minister, aliens, and the queen of England all vie for the Oscar®.

Aldo Signoretti and Vittorio Sodano were nominated for Il Divo. Both were previously nominated for Apocalypto (Issue 64 of Make-Up Artist magazine), and Signoretti was also nominated for Moulin Rouge! (Issue 35 of Make-Up Artist magazine).

Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow received nominations for Star Trek (Issue 78 of Make-Up Artist magazine). This is the first Oscar® nomination for all three artists. For more on the make-up of Star Trek, see the exclusive online articles by Joe Nazzaro and Steve Buscaino and Ron Pipes.

Jon Henry Gordon and Jenny Shircore were nominated for The Young Victoria (Issue 81 of Make-Up Artist magazine). This is the first Oscar® nomination for Gordon, and Shircore previously won the Best Achievement in Makeup Oscar® for Elizabeth (Issue 17 of Make-Up Artist magazine).

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards® will be presented March 7 at 5 p.m. PST / 8 p.m. EST on ABC. For more information on the nominated make-up, see the online exclusive article. Click here for details on the fourth annual Oscar®-Nominated Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Symposium.