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Road To Oscar Annual Series

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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...
Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
The Road to Oscar, Part 1: Contenders Emerge On Festival, Awards Circuit
Predicting the future is a precarious proposition, but there are still some relatively reliable Hollywood harbingers come awards season--the perennial forecaster being the DGA Award in features which is uncannily accurate when it comes to who the winner of the Best Directing Oscar will be. Prior to...
Friday, Dec. 16, 2011
Academy Awards Preview, Part III: Signposts Along The Road To Oscar
Editor's note: This is the third installment of SHOOT's continuing "The Road To Oscar" series. This week we talk to acclaimed cinematographer Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, who shot The Help, and take a look at other emerging Academy Award contenders. Twice Oscar nominated for Best Cinematography (...