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NYU Alums Honored with Oscar Nods

January 16, 2014
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NYU Alumni made a strong showing when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards on January 16. NYU graduates from the Tisch School of the Arts, the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, the College of Arts and Science and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development received a total of 11 nominations for Hollywood’s highest film honors. The Academy awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented Sunday, March 2 at 7 p.m. EDT in a ceremony hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Following is a list of NYU alumni who are connected with the nominated films:

BEST PICTURE

12 Years A Slave
Steve McQueen ’94 (Tisch Kanbar, Film), director/producer

Captain Phillips
Michael De Luca ’95 (BFA, Tisch Kanbar, F&TV), producer

American Hustle
Richard Suckle, '91, (BA, Gallatin) producer

The Wolf Of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese (WSC '64, Steinhardt '68, Hon.'92, Tisch Dean’s Council Member), producer
Georgia Kacandes ’85 (BFA, Tisch Kanbar, F&TV), executive producer

BEST DIRECTOR

Steve McQueen ’94 (Tisch Kanbar, Film), 12 Years A Slave
Martin Scorsese (WSC '64, Steinhardt '68, Hon.'92, Tisch Dean’s Council Member), The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

John Ridley, '87, (BA, Gallatin), 12 Years a Slave
Terence Winter, ‘84, (WSC), The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Lydia Dean Pilcher ’83 (MFA, Tisch Kanbar, Film), producer, Cutie and the Boxer

Karim Amer '06, (CAS), The Square


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This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Gallatin School of Individualized Study, Tisch School of the Arts, College of Arts and Science, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

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Press Contact: Shonna Keogan | (212) 998-6796

NYU Alums Honored with Oscar Nods

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