MADMAN and Palace Films Oscar® NominationsWednesday, February 2. 2011
As the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were officially announced in January you could hear the cheers, Australia wide. Especially as Jacki Weaver has received a ‘Best Supporting Actress’ nomination for her stellar performance in Animal Kingdom.
Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing has been nominated for ‘Best Short Film (Animation)’ whilst Javier Barden has received a nomination for his powerful role in Biutiful, which has also been recognised in the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ category.
In the ‘Best Documentary Feature’ category, Gasland and Exit Through the Gift Shop have also been nominated.
This year’s list of nominations represents the largest ever potential slate of Oscars® for films distributed and sub-distributed by Madman. The 2011 Academy Awards® ceremony will take place at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on February 27.
For the full list of nominees please see: www.oscars.org