List of Spanish Academy Award winners and nominees
This is a list of Academy Award winners and nominees of Spanish nationality. This list details the performances of Spain's filmmakers, actors, actresses and films that have either been submitted, nominated or have won an Academy Award (Oscar).
Actor in a Leading Role
This list focuses on Spanish-born actors and actresses.
|2000||Javier Bardem||Before Night Falls||Nominated||First Spanish actor to be nominated|
|2010||Javier Bardem||Biutiful||Nominated||First Spanish actor to be nominated twice in a leading category|
Actor in a Supporting Role
|2007||Javier Bardem||No Country for Old Men||Won||First Spanish actor to win an Academy Award for acting (male or female).
First Spanish actor to be nominated twice for acting (male or female).
Actress in a Leading Role
|2006||Penélope Cruz||Volver||Nominated||First Spanish male or female actor to be nominated for a Spanish-produced film|
Actress in a Supporting Role
|2008||Penélope Cruz||Vicky Cristina Barcelona||Won||First Spanish female actor to win|
|2009||Penélope Cruz||Nine||Nominated||First Spanish actor to be nominated twice in the same category|
This list focuses on animated films directed by Spanish-born filmmakers.
|2011||Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal||Chico & Rita||Nominated|
|2013||Peter Del Vecho||Frozen||Won||Del Vecho is American of Spanish descent. Shared with Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee|
Art Direction categories
|1952||Antoni Clavé||Hans Christian Andersen||Nominated||Nomination shared with Richard Day and Howard Bristol|
|1970||Gil Parrondo and Antonio Mateos||Patton||Won||Nomination shared with Urie McCleary and Pierre-Louis Thevenet|
|1971||Gil Parrondo||Nicholas and Alexandra||Won||Nomination shared with John Box, Ernest Archer, Jack Maxsted and Vernon Dixon|
|1972||Gil Parrondo||Travels with My Aunt||Nominated||Nomination shared with John Box and Robert W. Laing|
|2006||Pilar Revuelta||Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)||Won||Nomination shared with Eugenio Caballero|
|1978||Néstor Almendros||Days of Heaven||Won|
|1979||Néstor Almendros||Kramer vs. Kramer||Nominated|
|1980||Néstor Almendros||The Blue Lagoon||Nominated|
|1982||Néstor Almendros||Sophie's Choice||Nominated|
|1952||Antoni Clavé||Hans Christian Andersen||Nominated||Nominated for Best Costume Design - Color|
Nomination shared with Mary Wills and Barbara Karinska
|1952||Emile Santiago||The Robe||Won||Santiago is an American costume designer of Spanish descent. Shared with Charles LeMaire.|
|1971||Yvonne Blake and Antonio Castillo||Nicholas and Alexandra||Won||Yvonne Blake is a British-born Spanish costume designer|
|1975||Yvonne Blake||The Four Musketeers||Nominated||Nomination shared with Ron Talsky|
|2012||Paco Delgado||Les Misérables||Nominated|
|2015||Paco Delgado||The Danish Girl||Nominated|
This list focuses on Spanish-born directors.
|2002||Pedro Almodóvar||Talk to Her (Hable con ella)||Nominated|
This list focuses on documentaries directed by Spanish-born filmmakers.
|2003||Carles Bosch and Josep Maria Domènech||Balseros||Nominated|
Foreign Language Film
This list focuses on Spanish films that won or were nominated for the foreign language film award.
|2004||Manolo García||The Sea Inside (Mar adentro)||Nominated||Nomination shared with Jo Allen|
First Spanish-produced film to be nominated for a craft/technical category
|2006||David Martí and Montse Ribé||Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)||Won|
This list focuses on scores or songs created by Spanish-born composers.
|Year||Name||Film and Song||Status||Milestone/Notes|
|1988||Carly Simon|| Working Girl|
for the song: "Let the River Run"
|Won||Simon is American of Spanish descent.|
|1944||Carmen Dragon||Cover Girl||Won||Dragon was American (born in Antioch, California) of Spanish descent. Shared with Morris Stoloff.|
|2005||Alberto Iglesias||The Constant Gardener||Nominated|
|2006||Javier Navarrete||Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno)||Nominated|
|2007||Alberto Iglesias||The Kite Runner||Nominated|
|2011||Alberto Iglesias||Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy||Nominated|
This list focuses on short-films directed by Spanish-born filmmakers.
Animated Short Film
|Animated Short Film|
|2009||Javier Recio||The Lady and the Reaper (La dama y la Muerte)||Nominated|
|2013||Alexandre Espigares||Mr. Hublot||Won|| Nomination shared with Laurent Witz.|
Espigares is a Spanish-Luxembourgish film maker.
Live Action Short Film
|Live Action Short Film|
|1996||Juan Carlos Fresnadillo||Esposados||Nominated|
|2004||Nacho Vigalondo||7:35 in the Morning (7:35 de la mañana)||Nominated|
|2006||Javier Fesser||Binta and the Great Idea (Binta y la gran idea)||Nominated|
|Borja Cobeaga||Éramos pocos||Nominated|
|2013||Esteban Crespo||That Wasn't Me (Aquel no era yo)||Nominated|
This list focuses on screenplays written by Spanish-born writers.
|1967||Jorge Semprún||The War Is Over (La Guerre est finie)||Nominated|
|1972||Luis Buñuel||The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie)||Nominated||Nomination shared with Jean-Claude Carrière|
|2002||Pedro Almodóvar||Talk to Her (Hable con ella)||Won||First Spanish-language screenplay to win|
|1969||Jorge Semprún||Z||Nominated||Nomination shared with Costa-Gavras|
|1977||Luis Buñuel||That Obscure Object of Desire (Ese oscuro objeto del deseo)||Nominated||Nomination shared with Jean-Claude Carrière|