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Posts Tagged ‘Academy Awards’

Star Trek XI Makeup Crew Acknowledge Co-Workers

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

The three-person makeup crew for Star Trek XI were nominated for an Oscar for their work, but are quick to point out that it took more than just the three of them to create the species, old and new, which appeared in Star Trek XI.

During a Saturday afternoon symposium featuring the Oscar-nominated hair and makeup artists for 2010, one of the three Star Trek XI makeup artists, Mindy Hall, makeup department head, spoke for the group. “We’re thrilled there were forty-plus makeup artists, twelve of which are out here today, who stood beside us. They weren’t behind us. They were beside us, taking the designs and bringing them to life.”

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Star Trek Oscar Nominations Past and Present

Saturday, March 6th, 2010

Tomorrow, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will be held and Star Trek fans wait to see if one of the four nominations for the J.J. Abrams film will strike Oscar gold.

While most Oscar fans will be waiting to see whether Avatar or The Hurt Locker will walk away with Best Picture honors, Trek fans are hoping that at the end of the night Star Trek will have laid claim to its first Oscar.

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Pine To Present At Oscars

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Chris Pine has been announced as one of the presenters at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony.

The 82nd Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, March 7 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles at 8 P.M. and Pine will be on hand with other stars to help present the awards.

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Star Trek XI Best Picture Oscar Snub

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

The list of ten movies nominated for Best Picture for this year’s Oscars does not include Star Trek XI.

To the surprise of many, who if not expecting a Star Trek XI Best Picture win expected the movie to be on the list of potential Best Pictures, Star Trek XI has to be content with its other four nominations for Oscars in other categories.

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Star Trek XI In Running For Makeup Oscar

Monday, January 11th, 2010

The seven finalists for the makeup Oscar have been announced and Star Trek XI is one of the seven films nominated.

Star Trek XI is one step closer to an Oscar for makeup, on a list along with six other sci-fi, fantasy, drama, history and apocalypse films.

The seven nominees are:

  • Star Trek XI
  • District 9
  • Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
  • The Road
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • The Young Victoria
  • Il Divo

The seven nominees will be narrowed down to just three on February 2. The Academy Awards will air on March 7.

Star Trek XI Makes Academy Visual Effects List

Friday, December 11th, 2009

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the fifteen semi-finalists for the Oscar’s Best Visual Effects category.

Star Trek XI has made the first cut, joining other blockbusters from 2009 such as Avatar, 2012 and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen for consideration.

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