Recognizing Excellence

Published on website: February 16, 2012
Categories: Alyson Shurtliff , Awards , The StoryBoard Blog

The Academy recognizes excellence. So do we. Here's to this year's Oscar® nominees that brought their stories to life with the unmistakeable look of film. KODAK Film.

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Jean Dujardin as George Valentin and Berenice Bejo as Peppy Miller in Michel Hazanavicius's film "The Artist". Photo by:The Weinstein Company

The Artist

Producer: Thomas Langmann
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Cinematographer: Guillaume Schiffman, AFC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Directing, Best Film Editing
Best Original Score, Best Original Screenplay
ASC Award Nomination: Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
DGA Award Win: Outstanding Directorial Achievement
PGA Award Win: Theatrical Motion Picture
Independent Spirit Award Nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Feature, Best Male Lead, Best Screenplay
BAFTA Award Wins: Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Director, Best Film, Best Leading Actor, Best Original Music, Best Original Screenplay

Read more about The Artist

 

Moneyball

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Philip Seymour Hoffman in Columbia Pictures' drama "Moneyball" starring Brad Pitt. Photo Credit: Melinda Sue Gordon. ©2011 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Producers: Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz, Brad Pitt
Director: Bennett Miller
Cinematographer: Wally Pfister, ASC, BSC

Palette:

KODAK VISION 3 250D Color Negative Film 5207, KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Produce of the Year
Golden Globe Nominations: Best Picture (Drama), Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Screenplay
BAFTA Nominations: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor

 

War Horse

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Scenes form Steven Spielberg’s "War Horse". Photo: David Appleby. ©DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC. All Rights Reserved

Producers: Revel Guest, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Tracey Seaward, Adam Somner, Steven Spielberg
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cinematographer: Janusz Kaminski

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219, KODAK VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 5207

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Picture
BAFTA Nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Original Song, Best Production Design, Best Sound, Best Special Visual Effects
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Producer of the Year
Golden Globe Nominations: Best Picture (drama), Best Original Score

Read more about War Horse

 

The Descendants

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Actor George Clooney as "Matt King" on the set of "The Descendants". Photo Credit: Merie Wallace.

Producers: Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Director: Alexander Payne
Cinematographer: Phedon Papamichael, ASC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219, KODAK VISION3 200T Color Negative Film 5213

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Actor In a Leading Role, Best Picture, Directing, Film Editing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
DGA Award Nomination: Outstanding Directorial Achievement, Motion Picture
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Producer of the Year
Independent Spirit Award Nominations: Best Director, Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Female
SAG Award Nominations: Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture, Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role

Read more about The Descendants

 

The Help

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In Jackson, Mississippi in 1963, (left to right) Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone), Minnie Jackson (Octavia Spencer) and Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis) together take a risk that could have profound consequences for them all in DreamWork Pictures' drama, "The Help", based on the New York Times best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett. Photo credit: Dale Robinette ©DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Producers: Brunson Green, Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan
Director: Tate Taylor
Cinematographer: Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actress
BAFTA: Best Supporting Actress Win, Best Picture Nomination
SAG Award Wins: Outstanding Cast, Outstanding Female Actor, Outstanding Supporting Female Actor
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Producer of the Year

Read more about The Help

 

Midnight in Paris

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Owen Wilson stars in "Midnight in Paris". Versátil Cinema & Gravier Productions, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics ©2011 Photo credit: Roger Arpajou.

Producers: Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum
Director: Woody Allen
Cinematographer: Dariusz Khondji, ASC, AFC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 200T Color Negative Film 5213

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Art Directing, Best Director, Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay
DGA Award Nomination: Outstanding Directorial Achievement
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Producer of the Year
Independent Spirit Awards Nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Supporting Male

 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

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Harry, Ron and Hermione listen on as Snape is killed in the Boat House in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II". ©2010 Warner Bros. Ent, Harry Potter Publishing Rights J.K.R. Photo credit: Jaap Buitendijk.

Producers: David Barron, David Heyman 
Director: David Yates
Cinematographer: Eduardo Serra, ASC, AFC

Palette

KODAK VISION2 200T Color Negative Film 5217, KODAK VISION2 500T Color Negative Film 5218

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Art Direction, Makeup, Visual Effects
VES Award Nominations: Outstanding Visual Effects in Feature Motion Picture, Outstanding Animated Character, Outstanding Created Environment, Outstanding Models
Art Directors Guild Award Win: Contribution to Cinematic Imagery
BAFTA Award Win: Best Special Visual Effects
National Board of Review Awards: Top Film, Special Achievement Award

 

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

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Paramount Pictures Optimus Prime in "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", from Paramount Pictures. (c)2011 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Hasbro, TRANSFORMERS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro. (c) 2011 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved.

Producers: Michael Bay, Ian Bryce, Allegra Clegg, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Brian Goldner, Don Murphy, Steven Spielberg, Mark Vahradian
Director: Michael Bay
Cinematographer: Amir Mokri

Palette

Kodak 35mm

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Visual Effects
SAG Award Nominations: Outstanding Stunt Ensemble

 

The Tree of Life

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Brad Pitt and Laramie Eppler in "The Tree of Life". Photo Credits: Merie Wallace TM / ©2011 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Producers: Sarah Green, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner, Grant Hill
Director: Terrence Malick
Cinematographer: Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC

Palette

KODAK VISION2 500T Color Negative Film 5218, KODAK VISION2 200T Color Negative Film 5217

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Directing
ASC Award Win: Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
National Board of Review Award: Top Film
Gotham Award Win: Best Film
AFI Film Award Win: Movie of the Year

Read more about The Tree of Life

 

Bridesmaids

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(L to R) Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, Rose Byrne, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig in "Bridesmaids". In the comedy, Wiig stars as Annie, a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Photo Credit: Suzanne Hanover. Copyright: ©2011 Universal Studios. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Producers: Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, Clayton Townsend
Director: Paul Feig
Cinematographer: Robert Yeoman, ASC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 200T Color Negative Film 5213, KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Producer of the Year
SAG Award Nominations: Outstanding Cast, Outstanding Supporting Actress
AFI Film Award Win: Movie of the Year

 

My Week With Marilyn

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Eddie Redmayne as Colin Clark in Simon Curtis's film "My Week With Marilyn". The Weinstein Company. ©2011. Photo by: Laurence Cendrowicz.

Producers: David Parfitt, Harvey Weinstein
Director: Simon Curtis
Cinematographer: Ben Smithard, BSC

Palette

KODAK VISION2 250D Color Negative Film 5201, KODAK VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 5207, KODAK VISION3 200T Color Negative Film 5213, KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor
BAFTA Nominations: Outstanding British Film, Best Costume Design, Best Leading Actress, Best Make Up & Hair, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe Award Win: Best Actress (comedy or musical)
Independent Spirit Award Nomination: Best Female Lead
SAG Award Nominations: Outstanding Female Actor, Outstanding Male Supporting Actor

Read more about My Week With Marilyn

 

A Better Life

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(L to R) José Julián and Demián Bichir star in "A Better Life". Photo: Merrick Morton ©2011 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Producers: Tony Thomas, Paul Junger Witt, Jami Gertz, Stacey Lubliner, Christian McLaughlin, Chris Weitz
Director: Chris Weitz
Cinematographer: Javier Aguirresarobe, AEC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219, KODAK VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 5207

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Actor
Independent Spirit Award Nomination: Best Male Lead
ALMA Award Win: Favorite Movie
National Board of Review Award: Top Ten Independent Film

 

Footnote

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Shlomo Bar Aba as Eliezer Shkolnik in "Footnote". Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics. ©2011. Photo credit: Ren Mendelson.

Producers: Joseph Cedar, Leon Edery, Moshe Edery, Michal Graidy, Tamir Kfir, David Mandil
Director: Joseph Cedar
Cinematographer: Yaron Scharf

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219, KODAK VISION3 200T Color Negative Film 5213, KODAK VISION 3 250D Color Negative Film 5207

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Foreign Language Film (Israel)
Independent Spirit Award Nomination: Best Screenplay

 

Ides of March

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Ryan Gosling (left) with George Clooney (right, poster) stars in Columbia Pictures' "Ides of March". Photo credit: Saeed Adyani. ©2011 Ides Film Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Producers: Grant Heslov, George Clooney, Brian Oliver
Director: George Clooney
Cinematographer: Phedon Papamichael, ASC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Adapted Screenplay
PGA Award Nomination: Motion Picture Producer of the Year
BAFTA Award Nominations: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor
National Board of Review Award: Top Film

Read more about Ides of March

 

In Darkness

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Left to Right: Milla Bańkowicz as Krystyna Chiger and Robert Więckiewicz as Leopold Socha star "In Darkness", Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics ©2011. Photo credit: Jasmin Marla Dichant.

Producers: Leander Carell, Wojciech Danowski, Marc-Daniel Dichant, Christoph Fisser, Eric Jordan, Patrick Knippel, Juliusz Machulski, Steffen Reuter, Paul Stephens, Charlie Woebcken, Anna Maria Zündel
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Cinematographer: Jolanta Dylewska

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219 (for some high-speed photography)

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Foreign Language Film
Camerimage Golden Frog Award: Best Cinematography
Genie Award Nominations: Best Achievement in Editing, Best Achievement in Sound Editing, Best Screenplay-Adapted

 

The Iron Lady

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Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher and Jim Broadbent as Dennis Thatcher in Phyllida Lloyd's film "The Iron Lady". Courtesy of Pathe Productions Ltd/ The Weinstein Company ©2011 Photo credit: Alex Bailey.

Producers: Francois Ivernel, Damian Jones, Adam Kulick, Cameron McCracken, Anita Overland, Tessa Ross, Colleen Woodcock
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Cinematographer: Elliot Davis

Palette

KODAK VISION3 200T Color Negative Film 5213, KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nominations: Best Makeup, Best Actress
BAFTA Award Wins: Best Actress, Best Make Up & Hair
Golden Globe Award Win: Best Actress (drama)
SAG Nomination: Outstanding Female Actor

 

Margin Call

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Kevin Spacey as Sam Rogers in "Margin Call", written and directed by J.C. Chandor. Roadside Attractions, ©2011 Photo credit: Walter Thomson.

Producers: Joe Jenckes, Neal Dodson, Robert Ogden Barnum, Corey Moosa, Michael Benaroya, Zachary Quinto
Director: J.C. Chandor
Cinematographer: Frank DeMarco

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Original Screenplay
Independent Spirit Awards: Robert Altman Award winner, Best First Feature nomination, Best First Screenplay nomination
National Board of Review Awards: Best Debut Director, Top Ten Independent Film

 

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

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On the Golden Gate Bridge, Caesar leads a revolution that will ultimately lead to the "Rise of the Planet of the Apes". Photo credit: WETA Digital. TM and ©2011 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Producers: Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Thomas M. Hammel, Rick Jaffa, Mike Larocca, Amanda Silver, Kurt Williams
Director: Rupert Wyatt
Cinematographer: Andrew Lesnie, ACS, ASC

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Visual Effects
BAFTA Nomination: Best Visual Effects
Broadcast Film Critics Association: Best Visual Effects winner, Best Action Movie nomination, Best Supporting Actor nomination

 

Warrior

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Tom Hardy stars as 'Tommy Conlon' in "Warrior". Photo credit: Chuck Zlotnick

Producers: Lisa Ellzey, John J. Kelly, David Mimran, Gavin O'Connor, Greg O'Connor, Michael Paseornek, Jordan Schur
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Cinematographer: Masanobu Takayanagi

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219, KODAK VISION2 Expression 500T Color Negative Film 5229, KODAK VISION2 500T Color Negative Film 5260

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Supporting Actor
SAG Award Nomination: Outstanding Supporting Male Actor

 

W.E.

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Scene from "W.E." The Weinstein Company. ©2011. Photo by: Anthony Souza.

Producers: Scott Franklin, Donna Gigliotti, Kris Thykier, Colin Vaines, Nigel Wooll, Sara Zambreno
Director: Madonna
Cinematographer: Hagen Bogdanski

Palette

KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 7219, KODAK VISION2 50D Color Negative Film 5201, KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Costume Design
CDG Award Nomination: Excellence in Costume Design
Golden Globe Nominations: Best Original Score, Best Original Song

 

Raju

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Scene from "Raju".

Producer: Stefan Gieren
Director: Max Zähle
Cinematographer: Sin Huh

Palette

KODAK Super 16mm

2012 Awards Season Highlights

Oscar® Nomination: Best Short Film
Brussels International Independent Film Festival Win: Best Short Film

 

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