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93rd Oscars®: The VFX Winner

April 26, 2021, 08:51 AM

https://www.artofvfx.com/93rd-oscars-the-vfx-winne...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just announced the winner for Best Visual Effects!

#vfx#oscars
BEHIND SOUND OF METAL’S EXTRAORDINARY – AND ‘BEST SOUND’ OSCAR-WINNING – AUDIO

April 26, 2021, 08:50 AM

https://www.asoundeffect.com/sound-of-metal-best-s...

Sound of Metal just won the Oscar for Best Sound - and here are the stories behind that award-winning sound...

#academy#oscars#sound of metal
Oscar-Nominated Editor Mikkel E.G. Nielsen on Giving “Sound of Metal” its Rhythm

April 25, 2021, 10:48 AM

https://www.motionpictures.org/2021/04/oscar-nomin...

Excitement was running high. The team behind Sound of Metal, Darius Marder’s offbeat drama about a punk rock drummer (Riz Ahmed) who faces life-changing decisions after losing his hearing, was gathered together via Zoom to watch the Oscar nomination announcements. Mikkel E.G. Nielsen, the film’s editor, was settled in front of his computer at his home in Copenhagen when the unthinkable happened. The screen went blank.

#editor#academy#oscars#sound of metal#mikkel e.g. nielsen
2021 Oscars: Best Visual Effects nominees include 3 champs, 3 veterans and 14 rookies

April 23, 2021, 08:22 AM

https://www.goldderby.com/feature/2021-oscars-best...

The films in the running for the 2021 Best Visual Effects Oscar are “Love and Monsters,” “The Midnight Sky,” “Mulan,” “The One and Only Ivan,” and “Tenet.” Our odds currently indicate that “Tenet” (31/10) will be the winner, followed in order by “The Midnight Sky” (39/10), “Mulan” (9/2), “The One and Only Ivan” (9/2), and “Love and Monsters” (9/2).

#vfx#visual effects#academy#oscars
Pre Oscars Recap: Animation & VFX Contenders

April 23, 2021, 08:21 AM

https://www.animationmagazine.net/features/pre-osc...

The 93rd Oscars will be held this Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET, broadcast on ABC from L.A.’s Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is partnering with Facebook for an interactive, real-time virtual experience across multiple platforms, giving viewers an opportunity to engage with creators and fellow fans, watch live interviews with Oscar winners, and get an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of this year’s sh...

#vfx#oscars#animation
Academy Awards 2021: Films with local ties vie for Oscar gold

April 22, 2021, 09:03 AM

https://www.patriotledger.com/story/entertainment/...

In the Academy of Arts and Sciences 93-year history, only two winners have been South Shore natives, and both hail from Quincy. Ruth Gordon won an Oscar as supporting actress in 1968 for "Rosemary's Baby." Peter Del Vecho, producer of the Disney animated princess tale "Frozen," took home the region's second statuette in 2014.

#academy#oscars#disney#promising young women#frozen
ACE Eddie Awards preview: Will Oscar nominees for Best Film Editing win here first?

April 16, 2021, 08:39 AM

https://www.goldderby.com/article/2021/ace-eddie-a...

The American Cinema Editors guild, which hands out its awards on April 17, has a good track record as a preview of the Oscar winner for Best Picture (18 out of the last 30) and a great one for forecasting who will win the Film Editing Oscar (22 of the last 30). Not surprisingly, it is also fairly prescient when it comes to predicting the five Film Editing Oscar slots. Four of this year’s Academy Awards nominees contend for this cutting prize; “The Father” was snubbed by the American Cinema...

#ace#awards#academy#american cinema editors#oscars#eddies
The Mac Pro promised modularity at launch. Two years later, has it delivered?

April 10, 2021, 09:11 AM

https://www.indiewire.com/2021/04/sound-of-metal-s...

At the heart of every filmmaking decision is one question: Where is the audience in relationship to what is happening on screen? One of the most common approaches to answering this question is through subjectivity; by putting the viewer into a character’s point of view (often, quite literally), a filmmaker can shape how we emotionally absorb and viscerally react to the story unfolding on screen.

#design#academy#oscars#sound#sound of metal
Oscar Countdown: Day 16: Film Editing

April 9, 2021, 08:48 AM

https://www.nwitimes.com/entertainment/movies/osca...

The American Cinema Editors won't hand out their awards for another week. Then we might get a great clue for the Oscar winner. But right now, there are two easily deserving winners: "The Trial of the Chicago 7," which has to go back and forth from present to flashbacks and do it seamlessly enough to not lose us, and "Sound of Metal," which is a little more linear, but has other challenges in the way of incorporating the sound design into things. "Nomadland" could be a threat, just because it's l...

#editing#academy#oscars#academy awards
Editor Kirk Baxter (ACE) Discusses Editing of the Oscar-Nominated MANK

March 28, 2021, 12:37 PM

https://www.4kshooters.net/2021/03/28/editor-kirk-...

Netflix’s MANK is leading 2021 Oscars nominations with 10 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. Earlier this week, Adobe hosted a panel with editor Kirk Baxter, ACE, first assistant editor Ben Insler, and assistant editor Jennifer Chung to discuss their remote workflow on Premiere Pro and After Effects.

#ace#oscars#netflix#kirk baxter#mank
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