The nominees for the feature film category include 'Evan Almighty', 'Happy Feet', 'Miss Potter' and 'Fast Food Nation', reports Variety.
In the running for the best documentary award are 'King Corn,' 'Diary of Jay-Z', 'Water for Life', 'Arctic Tale', 'Big Ideas for a Small Planet' and 'WEAR'.
The nominations in the TV category include 'My Name Is Earl', 'The New Adventures of Old Christine' and 'Numbers,' among others, for the episodic TV category.
'Project Runway' and 'Pimp My Ride' are in the fray for the reality program category.
The 17th awards ceremony will take place on Oct. 24.