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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Guide to Oscar: Best Art Direction

Best Art Direction is one of the original Oscar categories. Between 1940 and 1957, and then again between 1959 until 1967, the category was split in two in order to recognize color films and black and white films separately.

This year's nominees:

Anne Seibel, Helene Dubreuil, Midnight In Paris


First nomination for both.

Robert Gould, Laurence Bennett, The Artist


2nd nomination for Gould. Previously nominated for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.

First nomination for Bennett.

Stuart Craig, Stephenie McMillanHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2


10th nomination for Craig. Previously won for The English Patient, Dangerous Liaisons and Gandhi, and nominated for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chaplin, The Mission and The Elephant Man.

5th nomination for McMillian. Previously won for The English Patient and nominated for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Rick Carter, Lee Sandales, War Horse


3rd nomination for Carter. Previously won for Avatar and nominated for Forrest Gump.

First nomination for Sandales.

Francesca Lo Schiavo, Dante FerrettiHugo


8th nomination for Lo Schiavo. Previously won for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and The Aviator, and nominated for Gangs of New York, Kundun, Interview with the Vampire, Hamlet and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

9th nomiantion for Art Direction for Ferretti. Previously won for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and The Aviator, and nominated for Gangs of New York, Kundun, Interview with the Vampire, Hamlet, The Age of Innocence and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.

1 comment:

John Gray said...

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