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A still from the film The Irishman

University of the Arts London alumni nominated for Academy Awards

Written by Dan Austin
Published date 01 February 2020

Two University of the Arts London Honoraries have received nominations at this year’s Academy Awards. The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday 9 February.

Nominated for her work on The Irishman, Sandy Powell is an alumna of Central Saint Martins and a multi award-winning Costume Designer who has won 3 Academy Awards, 2 BAFTA Awards for Best Costume Design and a Costume Designers Guild Award. This year’s nomination for Best Costume Design is her 15th. She was given an Honorary Fellowship in 2018.

Naomi Donne interviewed about being an Honorary Fellow

Naomi Donne, who is nominated in the Best Makeup and Hairstyling category for 1917, was named an Honory Fellow in 2019. Naomi is one of the film and theatre industry’s foremost make-up artists, with over 100 films and plays to her credit. After graduating from the London College of Fashion, Naomi joined the BBC. She left after 7 years to start work in the film industry and landed James Bond’s Licence To Kill which catapulted her into the mainstream film industry.

Read the full list of nominations.