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Road To Oscar Annual Series

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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...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Director/Writer J.C. Chandor Reflects On "A Most Violent Year"
Crisis would seem to be a central theme in writer/director J.C. Chandor’s feature filmography, from his debut movie Margin Call (which earned him a Best Original Screenplay Oscar nomination in 2012) to All Is Lost (a Film Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Director in 2014) and now A Most...
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Auteur POVs: Linklater, Scott, Fincher, Tyldum, Vallee, Marshall, Et Al
This installment of our The Road To Oscar Series garners insights from leading directors and cinematographers on their films ranging from a unique coming-of-age story to a Biblical story for the ages, from a twisted suspense thriller to a historical yet highly personal portrait, from a tale of...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
A-List Start For "B" Movies: "Boyhood," "Birdman" Score Key Early Awards Recognition
Director Richard Linklater’s Boyhood and Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) are the early headliners on the awards show circuit, thus far spanning the Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, and the winners at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards and the...
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Shooting Ridley Scott's :Exodus: Gods and Kings," Rob Marshall's "Into the Woods"
Cinematographer Dion Beebe’s working relationship with director Rob Marshall dates back to Chicago , the winner of six Oscars, including Best Picture, in 2003. Their collaborations have helped to define bringing musical fare to the big screen, from the dramas Chicago and Nine to the upcoming...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Editors Reflect On Their Collaborations With David Fincher On "Gone Girl," Morten Tyldum On "The Imitation Game"
Two Oscar-winning editors again find themselves in the conversation this awards season--William Goldenberg, ACE for The Imitation Game , and Kirk Baxter, ACE for Gone Girl . Goldenberg’s Oscar pedigree spans one win and four nominations, two coming in 2013--for Argo directed by Ben Affleck and Zero...