Monday, February 25, 2013

Life of Pi wins Oscar for Best Cinematography & Visual Effects

Ang Lee's Life of Pi, about a shipwrecked Indian boy, registered early wins at the 85th Academy Awards by taking home the trophies for the best cinematography and visual effects.
Claudio Miranda won the trophy for Best Cinematography for his camera work in this amazing 3D movie.

A nervous Miranda said that, the film was shot largely in a huge water tank to do "quite a lot".

"Wow, this movie was pretty busy. We have .... I can not talk," said a nervous Miranda before the end of his speech thanked the Director Lee, his wife and daughter.

The film also won in the category of Visual Effects Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Christopher R White won the golden statuette.

The team acknowledged Rhythm & Hues, the company behind the VFX that has filed for bankruptcy.

The awards were presented by the team of Avengers Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson.


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