Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Animation Related Oscar Nominees...

Though the ceremony itself is in jeopardy of being cancelled due to the strike, the nominees were announced today:

Animated Feature Film:
"Surf's Up."

Sound Mixing:
"The Bourne Ultimatum,"
"No Country for Old Men,"
"3:10 to Yuma,"

Sound Editing:
"The Bourne Ultimatum,"
"No Country for Old Men,"
"There Will Be Blood,"

Original Score:
"Atonement," Dario Marianelli;
"The Kite Runner," Alberto Iglesias
"Michael Clayton," James Newton Howard
"Ratatouille," Michael Giacchino
"3:10 to Yuma," Marco Beltrami.

Original Song:
"Falling Slowly" from "Once," Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
"Happy Working Song" from "Enchanted,"Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz;
"Raise It Up" from "August Rush,"

Nominees to be determined;
"So Close" from "Enchanted," Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz;
"That's How You Know" from "Enchanted," Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.

"La Vie en Rose,"
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End."

Animated Short Film:
"I Met the Walrus," Link
"Madame Tutli-Putli," Link
"Meme Les Pigeons Vont au Paradis (Even Pigeons Go to Heaven)," Link
"My Love (Moya Lyubov)," Trailer
"Peter & the Wolf."

Four of the five animated short nominees can be viewed online in their entirety. Ticklebooth has the links.

Visual Effects:
"The Golden Compass,"
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End,"

Assuming the show comes off as scheduled, ABC will broadcast the Oscars live Feb. 24 from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre. Jon Stewart — who recently resumed "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, but without the help of his striking writers — will serve as Oscar host, a job he also filled two years ago.

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