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Nine NYU Alumni Among the 2012 Oscar Contenders

February 6, 2012

                 Alumnus Billy Crystal to Host the Feb. 26 Telecast

 

Nine alumni from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA), Gallatin School of Individualized Study, and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development are among the NYU nominees for the 84th Academy Awards.  The 2012 Academy Awards telecast for outstanding film achievements will be broadcast on Sunday, February 26, 2012.  Hosting the Oscar ceremony will be TSOA alumnus Billy Crystal (’70), who is returning for the ninth time as the host. TSOA Dean's Council member Brian Grazer is a producer.

The NYU nominees for 2012 Oscars are:

BEST PICTURE
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Scott Rudin, TSOA Dean’s Council member

The Help
Chris Columbus (’80) TSOA alumnus & Dean’s Council member
Michael Barnathan (’80) TSOA alumnus

Hugo
Martin Scorsese (’64/’68/'Hon. ’92) TSOA & Steinhardt School alumnus, TSOA Dean’s Council member

Moneyball
Michael De Luca (’95) TSOA alumnus

 

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Rooney Mara (’10) Gallatin School of Individualized Study alumna

DIRECTING
Hugo
Martin Scorsese (’64/’68/Hon. ’92) TSOA & Steinhardt School alumnus, TSOA Dean’s Council member

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
Lucy Walker (’98) TSOA alumna

COSTUME DESIGN
The Artist
Mark Bridges (’87) TSOA alumnus

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Bruce Sinofsky (’78) TSOA alumnus

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
Time Freak
Andrew Bowler (’96) TSOA alumnus



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Tisch School of the Arts, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

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9 NYU Alumni Among the 2012 Oscar Contenders

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