The 2018 Oscar nominations mark a lot of firsts: the first time a woman earned a Best Cinematography nomination, the first time in eight years that a woman earned a Best Director nod, and first-time nominations for many of the honorees announced on Tuesday. So let’s break it down by the numbers — from 1 (the number of Kobe Bryant’s Oscar nominations) to 341 (the number of films eligible for the Best Picture category).
1: woman to ever be nominated for Best Cinematography, Mudbound‘s Rachel Morrison.
1: nomination for Logan with James Mangold, Scott Frank, and Michael Green among the names for Best Screenplay.
1: nomination for Kobe Bryant, who shared a nod with Glen Keane for Best Animated Short on Dear Basketball.
1: Best Director nomination for Christopher Nolan, who was previously nominated for Best Screenplay (Memento, Inception) and Best Picture (Inception), but never for his direction.
1: person ever to be nominated for both an acting category and original song in the same year, Mary J. Blige.
1: trans director to be nominated for an Oscar, Yance Ford with Best Documentary Feature nominee Strong Island.
2: black women to be nominated for a screenplay category, Suzanne De Passe for 1972’s Lady Sings the Blues and now Dee Rees for Mudbound.
3: people better known for their acting are nominated in the Best Screenplay category: Kumail Nanjiani (HBO’s Silicon Valley) nominated for The Big Sick, Jordan Peele (Keanu) nominated for Get Out, and Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) nominated for Lady Bird.
3: Oscar nominations so far for Lady Bird‘s Saoirse Ronan, who’s only 23 years old.
3: actors who received back-to-back Oscar nominations: Denzel Washington for 2016’s Fences and 2017’s Roman J. Israel, Esq., Meryl Streep for 2016’s Florence Foster Jenkins and 2017’s The Post, and Octavia Spencer for 2016’s Hidden Figures and 2017’s The Shape of Water.
5: women nominated for Best Director to date — Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), Lina Wertmuller (Seven Beauties), Jane Campion (The Piano), Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation), and Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker).
8: years since a woman was nominated for Best Director. Greta Gerwig was nominated this year for Lady Bird, while Kathryn Bigelow was nominated in 2010 for The Hurt Locker.
9: movies Guillermo del Toro directed before landing his first Best Director Oscar nomination for The Shape of Water.
13: nominations for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, which comes just shy of the record of 14 nominations for a single film (All About Eve, Titanic, La La Land).
14: Oscar nominations for cinematographer Roger Deakins (Blade Runner 2049), but no wins as of yet. Will this be his year?
21: Oscar nominations to date for Meryl Streep, who’s nominated this year for her performance in Steven Spielberg’s The Post.
22: years of age for Call Me By Your Name‘s Timothée Chalamet, who’s now the third youngest actor to be nominated in the Best Actor category. Jackie Cooper was nominated at age 9 in 1931 and Mickey Rooney was nominated in 1939 at age 19.
51: total Oscar nominations for composer John Williams, nominated this year for his score to Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
88: years of age for Christopher Plummer, who becomes the oldest acting nominee to date with his Best Supporting Actor nod for All the Money in the World.
90: years of age for James Avory, now the oldest person ever to be nominated for an Oscar with his Best Adapted Screenplay nod for Call Me by Your Name.
341: films were eligible for the Best Picture category.