The countdown for The 78th Annual Academy Awards to be held on March 7, 2006, has begun.
And the nominees for Achievement in Costumes are:
Gabriella Pescucci for "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (Warner Bros)
Colleen Atwood for "Memoirs of a Geisha" (Sony Pictures)
Sandy Powell for "Mrs. Henderson Presents" (The Weinstein Company)
Jacqueline Durran for "Pride & Prejudice" (Focus Features)
Arianne Phillips for "Walk the Line" (20th Century Fox)
As for Achievement in Makeup
Howard Berger and Tami Lane for "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" (Buena Vista)
David Leroy Anderson and Lance Anderson for "Cinderella Man" (Universal and Miramax)
Dave Elsey and Nikki Gooley for "Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith" (20th Century Fox)
As usual, Hollywood stars will walk down the famed stage to pick their honors on March 7, but the true hero's and heroines behind most successful names are the above listed ones that dress and make up their winning screen presence.