The Most Profitable 2015 Oscar Movies

American Sniper may have brought in the most money at the box office, but its not the most profitable in terms of return on investment… This year’s Oscar contenders are a mix of big studio films and smaller indie ones with production budgets ranging from as high as $165 million (Interstellar) to a meager $4 million (Boyhood). To Read MoreRead More

Which Cameras Were Used on the Oscar-Nominated Films of 2015?

Keeping in mind that no camera makes a movie by itself, NoFilmSchool lists the cameras used for the films up for Oscars this year. This year’s Academy Awards is filled with exciting pieces of cinema, from the unique cinematography of Birdman and Ida to the peculiar aesthetic of The Grand Budapest Hotel. Though a camera Read MoreRead More

Why Leonardo DiCaprio Didn’t Win the Oscar

James Murphy explains the “Pitt-Hanks” coolness continuum and Leo DiCaprio’s star status hurts his odds of getting a golden statue. The toughest Oscar race this year was for best actor. Right until the awards began, the race was almost certainly down to Chiwetel Ejiofor for 12 Years a Slave and Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club. (McConaughey was the Read MoreRead More

Charlie Rose Oscars Special Opener 2014

Al Boardman produced this opening sequence for the Charlie Rose ‘Oscars Special’ show, which aired on PBS on 27th February 2014. The sequence features 8 Oscar nominated films with actors and directors that had previously appeared on the Charlie Rose show. The 1 minute sequence shows a series of custom animated illustrations and transitions from the film Gravity, Read MoreRead More

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