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February 25, 2008

The VFX Oscar is Golden, Compass

Wow, awesome, didn't expect this, but great news! The Golden Compass took the Oscar for Achievement in Visual Effects:

“The Golden Compass” (New Line in association with Ingenious Film Partners)
Michael Fink, Bill Westenhofer, Ben Morris and Trevor Wood

Visual Effects Houses:
Rhythm & Hues (754 shots)
Cinesite (476 shots)
Framestore CFC (323 shots)
Digital Domain (153 shots)
Rainmaker (114 shots)
Peerless Camera Company (78 shots)
Tippett Studio (28 shots)
Digital Backlog (13 shots)
Matte World Digital (7 shots)

Congratulations Jacobs, Petzold, and the GC crew @ Tippett!
Congratulations to Jonathan Knight and Aruna as well!

I didn't see much of the Oscars last night, however I did get to see Daniel Day Lewis receive his Oscar for There Will Be Blood! The man is pretty much untouchable in the craft, completely and whole heartedly deserved.

View a complete list of nominees and winners.


Posted by dschnee at February 25, 2008 7:03 AM