On the Oscar list
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscars) 95th Annual Film Awards Short list published Oscar authorities made the announcement on Wednesday (Bangladesh time, Thursday, December 22).
It is reported that 15 films have been shortlisted for the International Feature Films category, voted on by members of all branches of the Academy. In their opinion, only 5 movies will get the final nomination from here.
‘Hawa’ from Bangladesh did not secure a place in the shortlist of this event despite many expectations. However, thanks to the film “Joyland”, Pakistan was nominated for the Oscars for the first time.
After 21 years, India has also entered this list thanks to the “Last Film Show”. RRR’s “Natu Natu”, another country film by SS Rajamouli, won the Best Original Song category.
It is known that 92 countries participated in the category of international feature films. Among these was the “air” of Bangladesh. However, the film directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon was not selected.
Meanwhile, Nuhash Humayun’s short film “Mashari” has been tipped to make it into the Oscars live-action shorts category. Many thought the film would get a nomination.
Especially after the film was joined by Oscar winners Jordan Pell and Riz Ahmed as executive producers, this idea became more intense. But the short film was not selected.
Of these 10 categories Short list These are Documentary Feature Film, Documentary Short Film, International Feature Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animation Short Film, Live action short film, sound and visual effects.
Voting for the final list of nominations will begin on January 12 and will continue for six days. Nominations for the 23 competitive categories at the 95th Academy Awards will be announced on January 24.
This year’s event will take place on March 12 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. The show will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. This event will be broadcast live in more than 200 countries around the world, including Bangladesh, via the ABC network.
Bangladesh time: 2029 hours, December 22, 2022