Monday, February 27, 2012

And the Oscar goes to...

Good Morning Everyone!

In honor of the Academy Awards last night, I am devoting this entire post to the Oscars.  More specifically, I am devoting the post to the Fantasy and Sci-fi Nominees and Winners.

First, let me explain how this list is supposed to read... I am going to list the different Categories of Awards, the Fantasy/Sci-fi Nominees in that specific category, and if there is a Fantasy/Sci-fi Winner in the Category, the title will be highlighted.  Here goes!

[Information compiled from the Official Oscars Website]

Best Picture
Hugo (Producers: Graham King & Martin Scorcese)
Midnight In Paris (Producers: Letty Aronson & Stephen Tenenbaum)

Animated Feature Film
Kung Fu Panda 2 (Jennifer Yuh Nelson)
Puss in Boots (Chris Miller)
Rango (Gore Verbinski)

Cinematography
Hugo (Robert Richardson)

Art Direction
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Design: Stephenie McMillan)
Hugo (Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Design: Francesca Lo Schiavo)
Midnight In Paris (Production Design: Anne Seibel; Set Design: Hélène Dubreuil)

Costume Design
Hugo (Sandy Powell)

Directing
Hugo (Martin Scorcese)
Midnight In Paris (Woody Allen)

Film Editing
Hugo (Thelma Schoonmaker)

Makeup
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight & Lisa Tomblin)

Music (Original Score)
Hugo (Howard Shore)
The Adventures of Tintin (John Williams)

Sound Editing
Hugo (Philip Stockton & Eugene Gearty)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Ethan Van der Ryn & Erik Aadahl)

Sound Mixing
Hugo (Tom Fleishman & John Midgley)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush & Peter J. Devlin)

Visual Effects
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler & John Richardson)
Hugo (Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman & Alex Henning)
Real Steel (Erik Nash, John Rosengrant, Dan Taylor & Swen Gillberg
Rise of the Planets of the Apes (Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White, Daniel Barrett)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Matthew Butler, John Frazier)

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Hugo (John Logan)

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Midnight In Paris (Woody Allen)

It looks like Hugo cleaned out this year... I will anticipate its release on Netflix to discover its cinemagic for myself!

Have a Great Day!


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