Musicals usually have a lot of sway in this category, and this year is no different.
The Oscars just wrapped up, and what a ride! Unexpectedly, La La Land didn’t sweep the awards but did end up with 6 (including actress, director and not picture). Manchester by the Sea and Hacksaw Ridge each left with two awards, and the Affleck’s have become the newest family to have multiple Oscar winners in their ranks.
Are you doing an Oscars pool this year? We’ve got a roundup of all our predictions here for you, with who we want to win, and who we think will win plus links to our full blog posts with explanations – check it out below!
This is it: the last award. The show is tomorrow where we’ll finally know what the academy has been thinking, but first, we have to make one.final.prediction. This is the big one, that everyone in film wants to win and every award show lover wants to have seen.
When the Oscar nominations first got announced, one of my biggest griping points was this category. How did Amy Adams not get nominated, but Meryl Streep added to her already impressive list for Florence Foster Jenkins.
Although overall a tough race, it seems largely narrowed down between Ryan Gosling of La La Land and Manchester by the Sea’s Casey Affleck. Our predictions and further… Read more “Oscars 2017 – Best Actor”
Film editing is a post production process focused on how each shot in a film is cut together to create the scenes. This is important to create a cohesive final product and provide the pacing the script and director desires for the film. Furthermore, the actor’s performance can be dictated by the choice of shots used and how they are put together which can make or break a performance.
Cinematography is an important part of creating a film. Cinematographers are the people behind the lens, and they need to have a vision or idea of what the movie needs to look like. In connection with the director they’re deciding how to frame each shot, how to use their lighting to produce the right feeling in audiences, and most importantly, they need to create meaning in the images they’re taking.
A good screenplay is pivotal for a movie to succeed. It not only creates the script but provides instructions for actors, cinematographers, production designers, and more.
When dealing with a score, it’s important to remember the context of the scenes. How did it change the direction of a scene, or create the mood… Read more “Oscars 2016 – Best Original Score”