Oscar nominations

Thu 10th Jan 2013 | News


The Oscar Nominations Announcement was held on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

 

The Oscar nominations for the Visual Effects, Animated Feature or Short Film (Animated) weren't included in the video feed but here they are below: 

 


The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White

This is the seventh Academy Award nomination for Joe Letteri.  He was previously nominated for: RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (Nominee, Visual Effects); AVATAR (Winner, Visual Effects); KING KONG (Winner, Visual Effects); I, ROBOT (Nominee, Visual Effects); THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING (Winner, Visual Effects); THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS (Winner, Visual Effects)
Letteri also received a Scientific and Technical Award (Technical Achievement) in 2003 with Christophe Hery and Ken McGaugh for groundbreaking implementations of practical methods for rendering skin and other translucent materials using subsurface scattering techniques.
These are the first Academy Award nominations for Eric Saindon and David Clayton.
This is the second Academy Award nomination for R. Christopher White. He was previously nominated for: RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (Nominee, Visual Effects).

 


Life of Pi
Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott

This is the third Academy Award nomination for Bill Westenhofer.  He was previously nominated for:THE GOLDEN COMPASS (Winner, Visual Effects); and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (Nominee, Visual Effects)
These are the first Academy Award nominations for Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott.


Marvel's The Avengers
Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick

This is the third Academy Award nomination for Janek Sirrs.  He was previously nominated for: IRON MAN 2 (Nominee, Visual Effects), THE MATRIX (Winner, Visual Effects). These are the first Academy Award nominations for Jeff White and Guy Williams. This is the fifth Academy Award nomination for Dan Sudick.  He was previously nominated for: IRON MAN 2 (Nominee, Visual Effects); IRON MAN (Nominee, Visual Effects); WAR OF THE WORLDS (Nominee, Visual Effects); and MASTER AND COMMANDER: THE FAR SIDE OF THE WORLD (Nominee, Visual Effects)

Prometheus
Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill

These are the first Academy Award nominations for Richard Stammers, Charley Henley and Martin Hill. This is the second Academy Award nomination for Trevor Wood.  He was previously nominated for: THE GOLDEN COMPASS (Winner, Visual Effects).


Snow White and the Huntsman
Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson

These are the first Academy Award nominations for Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan and Michael Dawson. This is the third Academy Award nomination for Neil Corbould.  He was previously nominated for: SUPERMAN RETURNS (Nominee, Visual Effects) and GLADIATOR (Winner, Visual Effects.

 

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Brave
Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman

This is the second Academy Award nomination for Mark Andrews.  He was previously nominated for: ONE MAN BAND (Nominee, Short Film [Animated]). This is the first Academy Award nomination for Brenda Chapman.


Frankenweenie
Tim Burton

This is the second Academy Award nomination for Tim Burton.  He was previously nominated for: TIM BURTON'S CORPSE BRIDE (Nominee, Animated Feature Film)


ParaNorman
Sam Fell and Chris Butler

These are the first Academy Award nominations for Sam Fell and Chris Butler.

 

The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Peter Lord

This is the third Academy Award nomination for Peter Lord.  He was previously nominated for: WAT'S PIG (1996) Nominee, Short Film (Animated) and ADAM (1992) Nominee, Short Film (Animated).


Wreck-It Ralph
Rich Moore

This is the first Academy Award nomination for Rich Moore.


 


Also the SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) Category.

Adam and Dog
Minkyu Lee

This is the first Academy Award nomination for Minkyu Lee.


Fresh Guacamole
PES

This is the first Academy Award nomination for PES.


Head over Heels
Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly

These are the first Academy Award nominations for Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly.


Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare"
David Silverman

This is the first Academy Award nomination for David Silverman.


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