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Tisch 2012 Oscar Nominees Include Lucy Walker, Michael De Luca and Scott Rudin

Nominations for the 84th Academy Awards® were announced Tuesday, January 24th by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy Awards® for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2011. The Oscar ceremony will be hosted by Tisch alumnus Billy Crystal '70 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) who is returning for the ninth time as the host. Dean's Council member Brian Grazer will produce the ceremony along with Don Mischer.

The Tisch community continues to be well represented among the nominations.

BEST PICTURE
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Dean’s Council Member Scott Rudin
 
The Help
Dean’s Council member Chris Columbus ’80 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
Michael Barnathan ’80 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

Hugo
Dean’s Council Member Martin Scorsese '64/'68/'Hon. '92
 
Moneyball
Michael De Luca ’95 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)
 
DIRECTING
Hugo
Dean’s Council Member Martin Scorsese '64/'68/'Hon. '92

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
Lucy Walker ’98 (MFA, Kanbar, Film)

COSTUME DESIGN
The Artist
Mark Bridges '87 (MFA, Design)

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Bruce Sinofsky '78 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Time Freak
Andrew Bowler '96 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)