Congratulations are in order! The 90th Oscar nomination list is out and MA Screenwriting alumnus, Gonzalo Maza, Head of Production Design, Matthew Button, and MA Filmmaking alumnus Nelson Ferreira have something to celebrate. 'Una Mujer Fantástica' (A Fantastic Woman) has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, 'Loving Vincent' is up for best Animated Feature Film, and Nelson Ferreira has been nominted for his work as a Sound Editor for 'The Shape of Water'.
Maza, who is the screenwriter behind 'Una Mujer Fantástica' has already won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the 2017 Berlinale. While Button is currently nominated by the Art Directors Guild for Outstanding Production Design on 'Loving Vincent'. Ferreira is also no stranger to Academy nominated films, he has previously worked on titles such as 'Black Swan' and 'The Breadwinner'. Best of luck to all the nominees!
About UNA MUJER FANTÁSTICA (2017)
Director: Sebástian Lelio
Writers: Sebástian Lelio, Gonzalo Maza
Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes
Runtime: 104 minutes
About LOVING VINCENT (2017)
Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Writers: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman, Jacek Dehnel
Stars: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn
Runtime: 94 minutes