Seven Films Vie for 2007 Makeup Oscar


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition for Achievement in Makeup for the 80th Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
La Vie en Rose
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

On Saturday, January 19, the members of the Academy’s Makeup Branch will view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration.

The 80th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, January 22, 2008, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2007 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.