Tuesday, February 02, 2010

"District 9" Invades The Oscars

Nominated for Best Visual Effects at the upcoming 82nd Oscars are Vancouver's Dan Kaufman and Peter Muyzers of Image Engine, for their technical work on producer Peter Jackson's "District 9".

Aside from being nominated in the Best Picture category, "District 9" received additional nominations for Vancouver-based Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchel in the Best Adapted Screenplay category.

Other Vancouver companies providing visual effects to "District 9" included Embassy and Zoic Studios, rendering computer-generated aliens, weaponry and mother ship.

Sneak Peek "District 9"...