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Monday, March 15, 1999 Published at 18:16 GMT

Full list of Oscar nominations

The British nominees are highlighted in blue.

BEST PICTURE: Elizabeth, Shakespeare in Love, Life Is Beautiful, The Thin Red Line,Saving Private Ryan.

ACTOR: Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful, Tom Hanks, Saving Private Ryan; Ian McKellen, Gods and Monsters; Nick Nolte, Affliction; Edward Norton, American History X.

ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth; Fernanda Montenegro, Central Station; Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare in Love; Meryl Streep, One True Thing; Emily Watson, Hilary and Jackie.

SUPPORTING ACTOR: James Coburn, Affliction; Robert Duvall, A Civil Action; Ed Harris, The Truman Show; Geoffrey Rush, Shakespeare in Love; Billy Bob Thornton, A Simple Plan.

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Kathy Bates, Primary Colors; Brenda Blethyn, Little Voice; Judi Dench, Shakespeare in Love; Lynn Redgrave, Gods and Monsters; Rachel Griffiths, Hilary and Jackie.

DIRECTOR:Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful; Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan; John Madden, Shakespeare in Love; Terrence Malick, The Thin Red Line; Peter Weir, The Truman Show.

FOREIGN FILM: Central Station, Brazil; Children of Heaven, Iran; The Grandfather, Spain; Life Is Beautiful, Italy; Tango, Argentina.

SCREENPLAY (written directly for the screen): Warren Beatty and Jeremy Pikser, Bulworth; Vincenzo Cerami and Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful; Robert Rodat, Saving Private Ryan; Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love; Andrew Niccol, The Truman Show.

SCREENPLAY (based on material previously produced or published): Bill Condon, Gods and Monsters; Scott Frank, Out of Sight; Elaine May, Primary Colors; Scott B. Smith, A Simple Plan; Terrence Malick, The Thin Red Line.

ART DIRECTION: Pleasantville, Saving Private Ryan, Shakespeare in Love, Elizabeth, What Dreams May Come.

CINEMATOGRAPHY: A Civil Action, Elizabeth, Shakespeare in Love, The Thin Red Line, Saving Private Ryan.

SOUND: Armageddon, The Mask of Zorro, Saving Private Ryan, Shakespeare in Love, The Thin Red Line.

SOUND EFFECTS EDITING: Armageddon, The Mask of Zorro, Saving Private Ryan.

ORIGINAL MUSICAL OR COMEDY SCORE: A Bug's Life, Randy Newman; Mulan, Matthew Wilder, David Zippel and Jerry Goldsmith; Patch Adams, Marc Shaiman; The Prince of Egypt, Stephen Schwartz and Hans Zimmer; Shakespeare in Love, Stephen Warbeck.

ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE: Elizabeth, David Hirschfelder; Life Is Beautiful, Nicola Piovani; Pleasantville, Randy Newman; Saving Private Ryan, John Williams; The Thin Red Line, Hans Zimmer.

ORIGINAL SONG: I Don't Want to Miss a Thing from Armageddon, Diane Warren; The Prayer from Quest for Camelot, Carole Bayer Sager, David Foster, Tony Renis and Alberto Testa; A Soft Place to Fall from The Horse Whisperer, Allison Moorer and Gwil Owen; That'll Do from Babe: Pig in the City, Randy Newman; When You Believe from The Prince of Egypt, Stephen Schwartz.

COSTUME: Beloved, Elizabeth, Pleasantville, Shakespeare in Love, Velvet Goldmine.

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: Dancemaker, The Farm: Angola, USA , The Last Days, Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth, Regret to Inform.

DOCUMENTARY (short subject): The Personals: Improvisations on Romance in the Golden Years, A Place in the Land, Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square.

FILM EDITING: Life Is Beautiful, Out of Sight, Saving Private Ryan, Shakespeare in Love, The Thin Red Line.

MAKEUP: Elizabeth, Saving Private Ryan (one member in a team of three was British), Shakespeare in Love.

ANIMATED SHORT FILM:Bunny, The Canterbury Tales, Jolly Roger, More, When Life Departs.

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM: Culture, Election Night (Valgaften), Holiday Romance, La Carte Postale (The Postcard), Victor.

VISUAL EFFECTS: Armageddon, Mighty Joe Young, What Dreams May Come.

Previously announced Oscar winners this year:

Scientific and Technical Award:Avid Technology Inc.
Thalberg Award: Producer-director Norman F. Jewison.
Honorary Award: Director Elia Kazan.

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