Following on Double Negative's Oscar win for Inception in 2011, Dneg's work has again been nominated for a Visual Effects Oscar, this year for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
Press release from Double Negative:
London, UK -- Following on Double Negative's Oscar win for Inception in 2011, Dneg's work has again been nominated for a Visual Effects Oscar, this year for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Dneg's VFX Supervisor on the film, David Vickery, has been named in the nominations announced earlier this week.
The four nominees are Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler, and John Richardson.
Double Negative's MD, Alex Hope, said, "The competition is very steep again this year and we are genuinely honored to reach this stage. Everyone at Dneg is tremendously proud of the work we create and I know they will join me in wishing all the nominees good luck."
The 2012 Academy Awards will be awarded on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.
About Double Negative Since its formation in 1998, Double Negative has firmly established itself as a leading player in visual effects production worldwide. Located in the heart of London's Soho, the company is a pre-eminent visual effects studio with more than 115 feature films to its credit and is now the largest visual effects provider in Europe, for Film. In 2009 Double Negative opened the doors to its Singapore office, which works closely with the London office on selected productions. Led by Managing Director, Alex Hope, and CEO, Matt Holben, Double Negative is capable of handling projects from initial design through on-set supervision and production to post-production. Through our steady and constant growth we have always sought to retain the creative drive and involvement of our artists through all projects, continuing to ensure that they have a close collaboration with clients. This approach ensures films both small and large receive the same high standard of creative and technical service and makes for a winning combination that has resulted in Double Negative being recognised with numerous award nominations, several Visual Effects Society awards for films such as Inception and Sherlock Holmes, and both a BAFTA and Academy Award for Visual Effects for Inception.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.