TITLE

'ALMIGHTY' SURPRISE

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, David S.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Daily Variety;1/7/2008, Vol. 298 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the announcement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' visual effects (vfx) branch of the seven semifinalists for the vfx Oscar award in the U.S. The seven films are "The Bourne Ultimatum," "Evan Almighty," "The Golden Compass," "I Am Legend," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," "300," and "Transformers." Furthermore, the film "Evan Almighty" has received little campain from U or its lead vfx houses, Rhythm & Hues and Industrial Light & Magic.
ACCESSION #
28320059

 

Related Articles

  • THE WINNERS.  // Daily Variety;3/1/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 46, p30 

    Presents a list of the winners in the 76th annual Academy Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, California.

  • ALONE AT THE TOP. Galloway, Stephen // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;2/22/2008, Vol. 403 Issue 33, pO4 

    The article discusses the predominance of foreign works in the lineup for the 2008 Academy Awards in the U.S. It notes that the nomination list is dominated by foreign artists and thus leading industry insiders to conclude that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has overlooked the...

  • Recipe for an effects bake-off. Idelson, Karen // Daily Variety;12/3/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 44, pA8 

    Provides information about the selection of best visual effects nominees for the Academy Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the U.S. Average number of films screened for the category; Basis in examining the films.

  • 'MATRIX' UNLOADED IN F/X RACE. Graser, Marc // Daily Variety;12/22/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 55, p2 

    Reports on the selection of the nominees for best visual effects for the 2003 Academy Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, California. Citations of the finalist films; Basis of the selection process; Response of the industry to the absence of the films "The...

  • Acad preps for new era. Gray, Timothy M. // Daily Variety;8/20/2009, Vol. 304 Issue 34, p1 

    The article reports on the plans of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) president Tom Sherak for the Academy Awards in 2010 in the U.S. Reportedly, the elected president will continue to consider old habits and make changes in the presentation of the awards. He plans to hire a...

  • Sci-Tech gold goes to green efforts. Cohen, David S. // Daily Variety;2/12/2007, Vol. 294 Issue 32, p7 

    The article reports on the staging of the Scientific and Technical Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the U.S. in 2007. Visual effects and technology specialist Ray Feeney won the only Oscar statuette of the event, the Gordon E. Sawyer award. A special award also...

  • Contenders sing for Acad. Sneider, Jeff // Daily Variety;12/11/2006, Vol. 293 Issue 51, p6 

    The article focuses on the contenders for the 2006 Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences soundtrack awards in the U.S. Of the 56 nominees, three songs from the musical "Dreamgirls" lead the pack, followed by "O Kazakhstan" from "Borat." The list also includes songs from foreign-language...

  • Oscar's Best Picture Shake-up. Karger, Dave // Entertainment Weekly;7/1/2011, Issue 1161, p14 

    This article reports on changes in the rules for Best Picture nominations for the Academy Awards, also referred to as the Oscars. The article describes the decision of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to end the mandatory 10-picture rule for nominees and describes guidelines that...

  • THE WEIRD WAY OSCAR COUNTS VOTES. Young, John // Entertainment Weekly;2/4/2011, Issue 1140/1141, p80 

    The article discusses how the ballots for the U.S. Academy Awards are counted, including how the ballots are sorted, the way in which a motion picture secures a nomination for best motion picture, and the process of elimination, which includes films that receive less than one percent of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics