We started with about 600 planned vfx shots," says Bill George, vfx supervisor nommed for his work on "Unbroken.
Vfx producer Ivy Agregan, nommed for her work on "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," says: "I think sometimes people get scared vfx will be very expensive.
The Grand Budapest Hotel," which used about 340 vfx shots, according to nommed vfx supervisor Gabriel Sanchez, often used these kinds of adjustments.
which makes it easier to deal with problems early," says Albert Cheng, "Edge of Tomorrow" previs supervisor, who is nommed for a VES award for virtual cinematography in a photoreal/live-action motion media project.
Faraz Hameed, previs supervisor nommed for "Interstellar," discovered while working with the pic's d.
in film and telepic categories, this is Harrelson's first nod for series TV.
German actor Armin Mueller-Stahl, who recently gave a highly praised perf in David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises," was 66 when nommed for Scott
The great Yiddish stage star Ida Kaminska, 67 when nommed for actress in the Oscar-winning Czech film "The Shop on Main Street," subsequently appeared in only one American pic.
Donfeld, born Donald Lee Feld, was Oscar nommed
for his costumes for "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
result so far has been consistent with the three final years of the old sked (which had an extra week between the nominations and awards): in both periods, the average best picture contender had grossed three-quarters of its cume prior to being nommed
, and added on 25% afterwards.
However, there are some notable exceptions--Stephen Daldry ("Billy Elliot") was nommed
in 1998 for his short "Eight" and David Yates ("Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix") was considered in 2002 for "Rank.
Joan Allen admitted it after her first foray with Oscar, when she was nommed but did not win for her turn as Plastic Pat in "Nixon," in 1996.
That year, Taylor beat out Deborah Kerr ("The Sundowners"), who had been nommed five times previously.
Heading that list are the two traveling salesmen: Kevin Spacey, nommed for "The Iceman Cometh," and Brian Dennehy, star of "Death of a Salesman.
Also nominated/presenting are Stockard Channing, nommed for "The Lion in Winter," who will present with Scott Wolf, soon be entering "Side Man"; Martin Short, who was nommed this season for his work in "Little Me"; Bernadette Peters, nommed for "Annie Get Your Gun"; and Carol Burnett, who'll topline the Cameron Mackintosh revue of Sondheim's "Putting It Together" next season.