Oscar Confirms 4 Producers for ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

The Wolf of Wall Street

After a study to determine producer credits, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland and Emma Tillinger Koskoff are the four producers eligible for Oscar consideration on “Wolf of Wall Street.”

The Academy rules usually limit it to three producers. When Oscar nominations were announced Jan. 16, “Wolf” was listed as a best pic nominee with the note that the individual producers had yet to be determined.

In onscreen credits, there is a fifth producer, Riza Aziz, who is McFarland’s partner in Red Granite. The company issued a statement immediately following the Academy’s decision, saying, “We are thrilled that the Academy has recognized the invaluable contributions of  Marty, Leo, Joey and Emma on behalf of ‘The Wolf of Wall Street.’ Riza Aziz and Red Granite remain honored to be part of the production team.”

Academy rules state that a film can have three or fewer producers, but the producers branch executive committee “has the right, in what it determines to be a rare and extraordinary circumstance, to name any additional qualified producer as a nominee.”

Oscars will be presented March 2 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network.

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  1. Marissa Cellinetti says:

    Wolf of Wallstreet is a 3 hour sausage and sexist feast made for teenage and early 20’s frat boys or males who are at that level of immaturity. They deliberately bribed the MPAA to bring the rating down from NC-17 to R so all the 15 year old boys can see the film, glorify it and repeat lines from it. Big whoop that a woman in her 70’s wouldn’t enjoy it. It’s not made for most women regardless of their age nor for mature men. The women in the film are nothing but props and sex objects. If this movie had Michael Bay’s name as the director (same exact movie) no high minded critics would be defending it as though it’s high art. It’s brainless teenage boy entertainment.

  2. Shankar N says:

    Be careful of corrupt money from Malaysia. ( Riza Aziz )

  3. lowbudgetfunDKG says:

    Was the P.G.A. mediation process used? i.e. in regards to the ‘Producer’s Mark’?

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