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Road To Oscar Annual Series

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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Oscar Winners Reflect On "The Imitation Game," "Birdman," "Big Hero 6"
Wrapping this awards season’s The Road To Oscar series are reflections from several winners backstage at this past Sunday’s ceremony: Graham Moore who earned Best Adapted Screenplay honors for The Imitation Game (The Weinstein Company); DP Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki, AMC, ASC, who garnered the Best...
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Oscar Nominees Reflect On "Into the Woods," "Interstellar," "The Theory of Everything"
This week’s installment of our The Road To Oscar series spotlights a first-time Oscar nominated composer, a three-time production designer nominee, and a costume designer who has now amassed 11 nominations and three Academy Award wins thus far in her career. The latter is Colleen Atwood whose...
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
An "Unbroken" Commitment To The Power of Sound
On the strength of director Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken (Universal Pictures), two sound editors earned their first Oscar nominations, a sound mixer garnered one of his two nominations this year, another mixer tallied his seventh career nom, and a third mixer is in the running for his second Oscar,...
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Editors Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach Reflect On "American Sniper"
Art and commerce aren’t necessarily mutually exclusive. In fact they can flourish in tandem as evidenced by the performance of American Sniper (Warner Bros. Pictures), which has broken through as a box office hit while earning critical acclaim on assorted fronts, most notably a DGA Award nomination...
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
The Art Of Collaboration: "Birdman," "Boyhood," "Grand Budapest Hotel," "Interstellar," "Virunga"
“This was not a normal film,” assessed Alejandro González Iñárritu, director, producer and co-writer of Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). “All the processes--all the departments, from editing to production design--had to approach things in an adventurous way. It was so unconventional...
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Emmanuel Lubezki Reflects On "Birdman," His 7th Best Cinematography Oscar Nomination
On the basis of Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) , Emmanuel Lubezki ASC, AMC earned his seventh career Best Cinematography Oscar nomination and fifth nom for the ASC Award recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Feature Films. Lubezki won his first Oscar last year...
Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015
In Sync With And Bucking History: "Foxcatcher" Director Bennett Miller
On one hand, director Bennett Miller was in line with history when he earned a Best Director Oscar nomination today for Foxcatcher despite not being one of the DGA Award nominees named earlier in the week. Only five times in the 67 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominees exactly mirrored...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
Cinematographers Reflect On Shooting "The Theory of Everything," "Wild"
Cinematographer Benoit Delhomme’s first collaboration with director James Marsh (a Best Feature Documentary Oscar winner in 2009 for Man On Wire ) has yielded The Theory of Everything (Focus Features), a major contender this awards season as reflected in widespread recognition that includes a...
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014
Artists Share Insights Into Costume Design For "Inherent Vice," Music For "The Imitation Game"
An Oscar and BAFTA Film Award winner in 2012 for his costume design in Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist , Mark Bridges now finds himself again in the awards conversation, this time for the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed Inherent Vice (Warner Bros.), which is currently nominated for the Critics’...
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Production Design Perspectives On "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game"
Adam Stockhausen--who earlier this year earned a Best Achievement in Production Design Oscar nomination (shared with set decorator Alice Baker) for 12 Years a Slave --is off to a fast start this awards season for his work on director Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures...