Quentin Tarantino on Django Oscar nominations
10 January 2013 Last updated at 16:59 GMT
Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained is up for five Oscars including best original screenplay and best film.
Christoph Waltz is nominated for best supporting actor for his role as Dr King Schultz in the film but Tarantino missed out on a nomination for best director.
The director spoke to the BBC's Emma Saunders after finding out about the nominations.