10 Contenders Remain in VFX Oscar® Race

From: Bill Johnson
Sent on: Thursday, November 29, 2012 4:22 PM
As a member of the Press for the Academy, I wanted to share this with the group.

Please also mark your calendars for Sunday, February 24th for a very special Oscar Watch Party for Ciné Arts Cleveland!   

We're working on planning a film screening to be followed by dinner and an Oscar Watch Party.  Just wanted to give you a heads-up.

"I don't want to gain the whole world and lose my soul," TobyMac



Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 2:43 PM
Subject: 10 Contenders Remain in VFX Oscar® Race

10 Contenders Remain in VFX Oscar® Race
The 85th Annual Academy Awards


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Teni Melidonian
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November 29, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10 CONTENDERS REMAIN IN VFX OSCAR® RACE


BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards®.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

     “The Amazing Spider-Man”
     “Cloud Atlas”
     “The Dark Knight Rises”
     “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”
     “John Carter”
     “Life of Pi”
     “Marvel’s The Avengers”
     “Prometheus”
     “Skyfall”
     “Snow White and the Huntsman”
All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the 10 shortlisted films on Thursday, January 3.  Following the screenings, the members will vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration.
The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

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