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"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" Nominated for Two Academy Awards (Updated)

Film Awards
Posted by: Rosi
January 25, 2011, 09:42 AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this morning released the nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was nominated for two Oscars.

The film is up for the Art Direction award, facing competition from "Alice in Wonderland", "Inception", "The King's Speech" and "True Grit". Named in the  nomination are Stuart Craig (Production Design) and Stephenie McMillan (Set Decoration).

"Deathly Hallows: Part 1" was also nominated in the Visual Effects category. Named in the nomination are Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi. Also nominated in the same category are "Alice in Wonderland", "Hereafter", "Inception" and "Iron Man 2".

To see the full list of nominations, take a look at the Academy Awards website, at this link. The 83rd Academy Awards will take place on the 27th of February, with the red carpet at 3.30pm Pacific and the Awards Show at 5pm.

Update: A number of films starring members of the Harry Potter cast were also nominated.

"Another Year" - which stars Jim Broadbent (Slughorn), Imelda Staunton (Umbridge), David Bradley (Filch) - was nominated in the Original Screenplay category.

"The King's Speech", which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) and Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew), received a total of twelve nominations, including Best Motion Picture of the Year and a nomination for Bonham Carter in the Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role category. Alexandre Desplat, who composed the score for "Deathly Hallows: Part 1" and "The King's Speech", was nominated for Original Score.

"Alice in Wonderland", which stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape), Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall and narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks Stephen Fry, received a nod in three categories: Visual Effects, Costume Design and Art Direction.

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amazing! we’ll see..Inception and Alice are some competition!

Posted by Matea on January 25, 2011, 12:08 PM report to moderator
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This is good but I am VERY DISAPPOINTED that it did not get a nomination for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY. The camera choices, lighting and scene selection really made all of those ‘apparate and hide’ scenes flow so smoothly and hold my interest when they could have been really boring. Even the portrayal of the broken shard of mirror was brilliant.

Posted by Noble Birth Descending on January 25, 2011, 12:32 PM report to moderator
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Stephen Fry played the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland :)

Posted by violetstory on January 25, 2011, 12:37 PM report to moderator
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Great! I hope DH wins,it`d be about time that the academy recognises the HP films.
and i agree with everyone else,it should have been nominated in more categories like in cinematography,etc

Posted by xxIBelieveInNarglesxx on January 25, 2011, 12:57 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations ang good luck to the hp crew/staff.

Posted by FiliusMcGonagall on January 25, 2011, 01:57 PM report to moderator
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All hp stuff should win everything!

Posted by cloethebelatrixlover on January 25, 2011, 02:15 PM report to moderator
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OMG, this is soooooo fantastic!!!! :D I really wish the film wins at least one Oscar… Stuart Craig really does an amazing art job in every movie and I really think he desrves the Oscar!!! ;) But also, the visual effects are always brilliant so they should win, too. :P I think this is great considering that last year it was nominated for only one award. I’m sure the second part will get more nominations cause it’ll be spectacular!! :D I think it could be nominated for picture of the year, too… ;)

Posted by hp-fan (Roar!) on January 25, 2011, 02:59 PM report to moderator
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Best of luck with the nominations and winning. Seems remote but we will hope for the best!!!!!

Posted by hewy on January 25, 2011, 04:07 PM report to moderator
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Yay DH!! Good luck!!! Wow! Helena Bonham Carter was nominated for a lot/the movies she was in were. She is such a great actress!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on January 25, 2011, 04:14 PM report to moderator
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Guys harry potter is awesome….But INCEPTION BLEW the visual catagory out of the water….Part 2 will get a lot next year…

Posted by PotterParish on January 25, 2011, 04:35 PM report to moderator
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Wow, its up against some serious competition! No offense, i love harry w/ all my heart and soul, but those other movies really deserve it! (the king’s speach is epic!)

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on January 25, 2011, 04:49 PM report to moderator
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Sweet! XD

Posted by ExpectoPatronum512 on January 25, 2011, 04:50 PM report to moderator
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Very Happy about the DH1 nominations, especially for Stuart Craig. His HP work has been BRILLIANT.

Posted by KB Prez [ROAR!] on January 25, 2011, 05:10 PM report to moderator
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I’d love Stuart Craig to win. He’s the one person on that team who consistently betters my imagination and I wholly thank him for it! His designs will live with me through every reading of HP forever. And yeah… this is the 2nd last chance… just one oscar, please!

Posted by KiwiMcI on January 25, 2011, 05:25 PM report to moderator
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I loved the cinematography too, was disappointed it wasn’t nominated but to be fair HBP and Debonnel’s (I think that was his name, Bruce Debonnel) cinematography was slighlty more innovative. But DH’s was so much more engaging. Some of those camera movements and choices were simply stunning, couldn’t believe I was HP. So I’m very disappointed with the cinematography snub too

Posted by KiwiMcI on January 25, 2011, 05:29 PM report to moderator
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