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Michel Hazanavicius

“I am so honored for this nomination,” said Michel Hazanavicius, the Best Director nominee for “The Artist.” “Filming ‘The Artist’ in Los Angeles was a dream come true, and to receive this recognition today is far beyond what I ever imagined. I couldn’t have done this film without the incredible cast of actors and outstanding crew whose heart and souls were poured into this project.”

Stars React to Oscar Nominations

How do you spell relief? Landing an Oscar nomination after award show buzz! Whether you’ve been nominated 17 times like Meryl Streep -- or just this once -- it’s a thrill that requires an enthusiastic response tempered with humor and humility. And, remember, it’s an honor just to be nominated. --Thelma Adams

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