The 67th Golden Globe nominations have been announced, with 11 science fiction related nominations in the 25 film and television categories. Avatar leads with four nominations:
- Best Picture: Avatar (Lightstorm Entertainment; Twentieth Century Fox)
- Best Director - Motion Picture: James Cameron (Avatar)
- Best Original Score - Motion Picture: James Horner (Avatar)
- Best Original Song - Motion Picture: "I See You" – James Horner, Simon Franglen, Kuk Harrell (Avatar)
- Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Written by Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell (District 9)
- Best Animated Feature Film: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing)
- Best Animated Feature Film: Up (Walt Disney Pictures/PIXAR Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
- Best Original Score - Motion Picture: Michael Giacchino (Up)
- Best Television Series - Drama: True Blood (Your Face Goes Here Productions in association with HBO Entertainment)
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television: Michael Emerson – Lost (ABC)
- Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama: Anna Paquin – True Blood (HBO)
Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell both responded to their nominations. Blompkamp says, "we never expected this... I'm humbled and flattered. And I want to thank Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh -- they believed in us from the start and they're the reason we're here today."
Tatchell adds, "Everything about District 9 has been like a dream, and I really didn't think it could get any better! Talk about the icing on the icing! "