Heeft de film zijn nominatie voor de halve finale kunnen bevestigen?
Quantum Of Solace is halve finalist in de categorie visuele effecten. Dit kunt u lezen op de website van de Oscars™ 2009, welke door de Australische acteur Hugh Jackman worden gepresenteerd op 22 februari 2009, live vanuit het Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Naast de tweeëntwintigste James Bondfilm zijn ondermeer Hancock, Cloverfield en Australia genomineerd. De werkelijke nominaties worden op 22 januari 2009 bekend gemaakt. Er blijven uiteindelijk zeven films over.
15 in Running for
2008 Visual Effects Oscar®
Beverly Hills, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films were selected as semifinalists for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 81st Academy Awards®.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
- “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”
- “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”
- “The Dark Knight”
- “The Day the Earth Stood Still”
- “Hellboy II: The Golden Army”
- “The Incredible Hulk”
- “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”
- “Iron Man”
- “Journey to the Center of the Earth”
- “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”
- “Quantum of Solace”
- “The Spiderwick Chronicles”
In early January, the members of the Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee, who voted the semifinalists, will narrow the list to seven.
On Thursday, January 15, all members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 15-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, the members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration.
The 81st Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 22, 2009, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008 will be presented on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.
About the Academy
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The Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history.
These and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.