“Order of the Phoenix” Film Nominated for 2008 Hugo Award


Mar 25, 2008

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The Hugo Awards, which celebrate the best in the field of science fiction and fantasy work, have released their 2008 list of nominees which include a nomination for the “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” film. This awards ceremony, largely run and voted for by fans, has recognized the fifth Potter film in the category of “Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form,” naming its screenwriter, Michael Goldenberg, original author, J. K. Rowling, and director, David Yates, for the honor. Competing against “Order of the Phoenix” in this category are the films “Enchanted,” “Stardust,” “The Golden Compass,” and the TV show “Heros.”

The Hugo Awards have been in existence since 1953 and are voted on by eligible members of the World Science Fiction Society. Members of the 2008 committee with have until July 1, 2008 to cast their votes. The awards ceremony will take place at the 66th Annual World Science Fiction Convention set for August 9th in Denver, Colorado.

Congratulations to all at “Order of the Phoenix!”

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