- The Writers Guild of America recognized Burn After Reading, Milk, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Visitor and The Wrestler in the original screenplay category, while (somewhat surprisingly) The Dark Knight was nominated alongside The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Doubt, Frost/Nixon and Slumdog Millionaire in the adapted category. The WGA Awards will be presented February 7.
- The American Society of Cinematographers recognized six directors of photography for five films, with Roger Deakins nominated for both of this year's Kate Winslet movies, Revolutionary Road and The Reader (shared with Chris Menges); Button, Dark Knight and Slumdog were the other noms. The ASC Awards will be presented February 15.
- And The Secret Life of Bees and Cadillac Records dominated the nominations for the 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards (which will be handed out February 12). They are joined in the Best Picture category with The Family That Preys, Miracle at St. Anna and Seven Pounds, while the gay-themed Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom received two nominations.
UPDATE: The Best Director nominees for the NAACP Image Awards have finally been announced. Special congratulations to Patrik-Ian Polk, nominated for Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom!