Frozen 2's VFX Head Wants To Compete With Live-Action Movies For Awards

by Jeremy Spirogis
Frozen 2's VFX Head Wants To Compete With Live-Action Movies For Awards

Often after we speak about Oscar season, we skip to the most effective performances or the contentious Best Picture conversations. But, the award ceremony acknowledges nearly each facet of filmmaking (besides stunts, sadly)! One aggressive class this yr is for visible results – the place the motion and style movies get to compete. With the 92nd Oscars shortlist already launched forward of nominations approaching January 13, the Frozen II visible results group is discussing being missed.

Animated movies are usually not acknowledged within the visible results class on the Oscars. It’s as a substitute an all “live-action” class utterly, apart from the 2016 nomination for Laika’s stop-motion movie Kubo & the Two Strings. Yet, the Frozen II results animation heads Marlon West and Dale Mayeda imagine their work additionally deserves a nod with the opposite movies on the listing. Check out what West instructed Yahoo! Entertainment:

The artists went into depth about what goes into making the results for a movie like Frozen II. The magical translucent horse within the musical who can flip from ice to water was an additional problem for the results group to make him look real looking. They additionally talked about how every time Disney creates a water visible impact for a film, they create one thing particular to the film itself apart from the science or recreating waves and such.

Here is the Oscars shortlist for visible results:

As you’ll be able to see Frozen II will not be current right here. This listing will shorten from ten to 5 when the official nominations for the award present are introduced in a pair weeks. What’s fascinating right here is The Lion King is definitely a part of it. While it’s been named a “live-action” remake, it’s truly utterly animated. (Except for one actual shot to search for!)

Frozen II was nominated for Best Original Song for “Into The Unknown” and Best Animated Movie on the Golden Globes, which air tonight (Sunday, January 6). What do you suppose? Should animated films like Frozen II be given an opportunity within the Oscars visible results class? Sound off within the feedback beneath!

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