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Road To Oscar Annual Series

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Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
The Road to Oscar: Director, Editor and Production Designer POVs
Four of the five directors nominated for the DGA Award honoring Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film are also the nominees for the Best Director Oscar. And three of the five with both DGA and Oscar noms this year were at the Directors Guild of America’s 23rd annual Meet The Nominees...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Road to Oscar: Reflections On And By Nominees
Director Stephen Frears first worked with actress Judi Dench on Going Gentry, a BBC2 teleplay in 1981. They have since reunited three times—in 1983’s telefilm Saigon: Year of the Cat, 2005’s Mrs. Henderson Presents for which Dench received Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations, and now...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
The Road To Oscar, Part 1: Backstories On 12 Years A Slave And Nebraska
Taking the highest profile honor at last month's Toronto International Film Festival--the Audience Award--was director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave. It's a distinction that historically carries weighty implications further down the road during awards season. Over the years, 11 Toronto Audience...
Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
The Road to Oscar, Part 3: Directors, DPs, Designers
Three-time Oscar nominee David O. Russell (Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Silver Linings Playbook; Best Director for The Fighter ) came up a three-time winner this month as The New York Film Critics Circle named his American Hustle Best Picture of 2013 in addition to honoring it for...
Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
The Road To Oscar, Part 2: Reflections On The Long And Short Of It
John Lee Hancock doesn't like to direct movies back to back. His last helming turn came on The Blind Side , a 2009 release which was nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award and featured a Best Lead Actress Oscar-winning performance by Sandra Bullock. While the iron was hot for him to again...
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
The Road To Oscar, Part 1: Backstories On 12 Years A Slave And Nebraska
Taking the highest profile honor at last month's Toronto International Film Festival--the Audience Award--was director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave . It's a distinction that historically carries weighty implications further down the road during awards season. Over the years, 11 Toronto Audience...
Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
The Road To Oscar, Part V
This is the fifth installment of SHOOT's continuing series on the Academy Awards. This week we connect with a variety of nominees spanning the Best Motion Picture, Directing, Editing and Short Subject Documentary categories. For Steven Spielberg, the editing of Lincoln came well before shooting...
Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
The Road To Oscar, Part IV
This is the fourth installment of SHOOT's continuing series on the Academy Awards. This week we connect with a variety of nominees spanning the Best Motion Picture, Directing, Editing, Animated Feature, Production Design and Live-Action Short Film categories. Talk about an auspicious feature film...
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
The Road To Oscar, Part III: Long & Short
This is the third installment of SHOOT's continuing series on Academy Award contenders. This week we look at the long and short of the competition with feature film director Sacha Gervasi and his cinematographer on Hitchcock, Jeff Cronenweth, ASC, as well as Oscar-winning DP Janusz Kaminski who...
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
The Road To Oscar, Part II: From Flight to Argo, Not Fade Away, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel & Life Of Pi
Editor's note: This is the second installment of SHOOT's continuing The Road To Oscar series. This week we hear from directors Robert Zemeckis, John Madden and David Chase, cinematographers Don Burgess, ASC, Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, AMC, and Claudio Miranda, ASC, as well as visual effects supervisor...