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OTRC: Oscars 2013: Oscar Nominees Luncheon - Live Blog

The ballroom of the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills California just prior to the Oscar Nominees Luncheon on Feb. 4, 2013, as seen on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Instagram page. (instagram.com/p/VUiJxDyUIP/)

Nominees of the 2013 Oscars were honored at an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences luncheon on February 4.

The Academy live blogged and Tweeted from the event, which began at 12 p.m. PT. / 3 p.m. ET. You can read the blog here and follow the events on Twitter @TheAcademy and Instagram Instagram.com/TheAcademy.

Seventeen of the 20 nominees in the acting categories were among more than 160 Oscar nominees who gathered at the Beverly Hilton for the luncheon.

The list is as follows:

From the Lead Actress and Actor categories: Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Quvenzhané Wallis, Naomi Watts, Bradley Cooper, Daniel Day-Lewis, Hugh Jackman, Joaquin Phoenix and Denzel Washington.

From the Supporting Actress and Actor categories: Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Christoph Waltz, Amy Adams, Sally Field, Anne Hathaway, Helen Hunt and Jacki Weaver.

From the Directing category: Ang Lee ("Life of Pi"), David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook"), Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln") and Benh Zeitlin ("Beasts of the Southern Wild").

Four 2012 Governors Awards recipients: Jeffrey Katzenberg, Hal Needham and George Stevens, Jr.

Check out a full list of 2013 Oscar nominations. The Oscar ceremony will air live on Sunday, February 24 on ABC, OTRC.com's parent company.

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You can also check out the interactive My Picks 2013 Official Oscar Ballot.

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