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The Road To Oscar Annual Series
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Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015
Cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi Finds His Inner Boston In "Spotlight," "Black Mass"
It’s been an eventful 2015 for cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi, ASC. Just a few months ago he earned what is widely regarded as the highest honor for a DP, the ASC designation from the American Society of Cinematographers.
And this year also saw the release of two high-profile...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015
Artist Perspectives On Creating "The Danish Girl"
Production designer Eve Stewart earned Academy Award nominations for her contributions to a pair of Tom Hooper-directed films: Best Picture Oscar winner The King’s Speech, for which she won an Art Directors Guild Award in 2011; and Les Miserables...
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015
Director Paolo Sorrentino Looks Back On His "Youth"
Just a couple of weeks ago, director/writer Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth (Fox Searchlight Pictures) topped the European Film Awards competition with five nominations--for Best Film, Directing...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015
Jolie Pitt’s "By the Sea," Moore’s "Where to Invade Next" In AFI Fest/Oscar Conversation
Among the features presented at the AFI Fest, which is wrapping this week in Hollywood, were By the Sea (Universal Pictures), the festival’s Opening Night Gala presentation, and...
Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
The Road To Oscar Prequel: An Auspicious Directorial Debut; A Cinematographer On The Ascent
An accomplished writer lands his first directing gig while a noted cinematographer reaches new heights, literally.
These two artisans are front and center in this installment of Talent Show, a prequel to SHOOT’s annual The Road To Oscar series, which will get underway in...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...