The most ornamented studio with Academy awards more than anyone – Disney studios celebrated after winning two Oscars after a long gap as the Nuke      recent winners were Pixar & Dreamworks.  Disney won the two Academy awards in the category of Best Animated Feature Film- “Frozen”

& Best Original Song- “Let It Go” from the same movie.

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The image is a icon of Academy Awards alias Oscars

The Academy Awards or Oscars in short is the biggest film awards extravaganza in the world. The ceremony is presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, an independent body. Started in 1929, the Oscars has a rich and eventful history. The 86th Academy Awards was hosted by famous TV personality Ellen DeGeneres. The awards was given to both veterans and  upcoming stars in the hollywood film industry. Audio-Editing-CourseThis ceremony was the most viewed Oscars since the year 2000.

Here  is the full and complete list of Winners of Oscars 2014 in all categories:

Best Picture:  12 Years a Slave

Best Director:  Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)

Best Actor:  Matthew McConaughey (Ron Woodroof – Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Actress:  Cate Blanchett (Jasmine – Blue Jasmine)

Best Supporting Actor:  Jared Leto (Rayon – Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Supporting Actress:  Lupita Nyong’o (Patsey – 12 Years a Slave)

Best Writing – Original Screenplay:  Spike Jonze (Her)

Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay:  John Ridley (12 Years a Slave)

Best Animated Feature Film:  Frozen

Best Foreign Language Film:  The Great Beauty (Italy)

Best Documentary – Feature:  20 Feet from Stardom

Best Documentary – Short Subject:  The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Best Live Action Short Film:  Helium

Best Animated Short Film:  Mr. Hublot

Best Original Score:  Steven Price (Gravity)

Best Original Song:  “Let It Go” (Frozen)

Best Sound Editing:  Glenn Freemantle (Gravity)

Best Sound Mixing:  Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead & Chris Munro (Gravity)

Best Production Design:  Catherine Martin (The Great Gatsby – Production Design); Beverley Dunn (The Great Gatsby – Set Decoration)

Best Cinematography:  Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity)

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:  Adruitha Lee & Robin Mathews (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Costume Design:  Catherine Martin (The Great Gatsby)

Best Film Editing:  Alfonso Cuarón & Mark Sanger (Gravity)

Best Visual Effects:  Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk & Neil Corbould (Gravity)

The 86th Academy Awards a grand event making new stars and respecting veterans of the film industry. Now, preparations have already started for the next Oscars i.e. 87th Academy Awards. Let this legacy of Oscars go on.

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Oscars 2014: Frozen wins best animated film & Gravity takes best VFX award 

2 Oscars for Disney studios

The results in the Oscars 2014 came out as anticipated from the previous award ceremonies in line for the Academy awards. In the animation category; the awards for Best Animated film and Best Animated short were taken by ‘Frozen” and “Mr. Hublot”, respectively. The Best VFX in a Film VFXaward went to the most predicted film “Gravity”. The other awards were given to the most deserving candidates.

Best Animated Film – Frozen

Best Animated Short Film – Mr Hublot

The best VFX in a film – Gravity

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M.A. in Multimedia Animation   It seems that Pixar is out of the race for this year’s Oscar nomination in the category of Best Animated Film. The race between the nominees Frozen, The Croods, Despicable Me 2, Ernest & Celestine and The Wind Rises will be itense this year. All are waiting to see that who takes the honors in the absence of Pixar.

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Also read :- Best Animated movie of the year 2014

M.A. in Multimedia Animation The finalists for the British Animation Awards (BAA) are out. The categories are Best Long Form, Best Music Video, Best Film/TV Graphics, Best 2D Commercial.

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Jeffrey Katzenberg

2D & 3D AnimationThe International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society will award the Harold Lloyd Award 2014 to CEO of  DreamWorks Animation Jeffrey Katzenberg at  Warner Bros. Studios on January 28.

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Graphic Designing The categories of “Live-Action” and “Animated Feature Film” are being nominated by The International 3D and Advanced Imaging Society in Creative Awards.

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 Animated films nominated for Oscars

Total features submitted at nomination in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards:

Ernest & Celestine
The Fake
Free Birds
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The Croods

Despicable Me 2
The Smurfs 2
The Wind Rises
The Legend Of Sarila
A Letter To Momo
Monsters University
O Apostolo
Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie ― Rebellion
Rio 2096: A Story Of Love And Fury
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

Academy Awards for Best VFX category

VFXThe nominations are out for the Best VFX category at the Oscars. The battle between These classic visual effects will battle it out among themselves for the top spot.

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‘Ernest & Celestine’


UG & PG Animation DegreeDidier Brunner does it again! His “Ernest & Célestine” is up against top American animation studios like Pixar, Disney and DreamWorks at Oscars. The characters of the film were created by Belgian artist Gabrielle Vincent. Brunner has the habit of being the underdog and hopes to beat them this time at Oscars.

Watch ‘Ernest & Celestine Official Trailer

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