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  • Seasoned And Newbie Nominees Attend Oscar Luncheon

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    By: Marjorie Galas This year’s Oscar race welcomes back many of the organization’s most heralded artisans, from cinematographer Roger Deakins (“Unbroken” marks his twelth Oscar nomination – he’s yet to win a statue) to actress Meryl Streep (“Into the Woods” is Streep’s nineteenth nomination, she has three wins). However, a strong cast of first timers…

     

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  • Web-Slinging in NYC: VFX In “The Amazing Spiderman”

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    Jerome Chen has been winning awards for his visual effects work before there were awards dedicated to visual effects.  One of his earlier awards, presented by the International Monitor Awards, was for “Electronic Effects” on the film “Contact.”  While the society that presented those awards has since disbanded, visual effects have continued to morph and…

     

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