Academy hierarchy announced on December 14 that seven films remain in contention for the make-up and hairstyling Oscar.

The films in alphabetical order are:

  • American Hustle
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
  • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa;
  • The Lone Ranger.

On January 11 2014 all members of the Academy’s make-up artists and hairstylists branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films.

Following the screenings, members will nominate three films. The nominations will be announced on January 16 and the 86th awards show is set for March 2.