A Timeline of Iranians and Oscars Nominations


A Timeline of Iranians and Oscars Nominations
by bitamg

A Timeline of of Iranians and Oscars Nominations
(Hopefully have not missed anyone)

Habib Zargarpour - Best Visual Effects - TWISTER - 1996

Darius Khondji - Best Cinematography - EVITA - 1996

Hossien Amini – Best Adapted Screenplay – THE WINGS OF THE DOVE - 1997

Majid Majidi -  Best Foreign Language Film - CHILDERN OF HEAVEN - 1998

Habib Zargarpour - Best Visual Effects - THE PERFECT STORM - 2000

Shohreh Aghdashloo - Best Supporting Actress - THE HOUSE OF SAND & FOG - 2003

Kami Asgar - Best Sound Editing - APOCALYPTO - 2007

Marjane Satrapi - Best Animated Feature - PERSEPOLIS - 2008

Emud Mokhbari – Best Animated Short Film – OKTAPODI - 2009

Asghar Farhadi - Best Foreign Language Film - A SEPARATION - 2012

Asghar Farhadi - Best Original Screenplay - A SEPARATION - 2012

Proud of them all and best of luck to Mr. Asghar Farhadi & all other nominees on Sunday, Feb 26, 2012!

Recent news coverage of "A Separtion":
ABBANIBI - Israeli / Jewish Entertainment and Culture Newswire: www.abbanibi.com/blog/iranian-americans-view-of-its-oscar-nominee/

HINDUSTAN TIMES: www.hindustantimes.com/Specials/Entertainment/Osca...

LA TIMES: //theenvelope.latimes.com/awards/oscars/la-ca-oscars-iranians-20120226,0,2184651.story 

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good articla bitamg, we are definitly the underdog

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And if any talented budding Iranian film directors/producers are reading this, please be notified that I'm available for auditions and casting. I don't have much in the way of acting talent, but I'm desparate to become rich and famous and rub shoulders with the Kardashians.

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Thanks bitamg

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A good reference blog to keep in mind.

No separation between my fingers for Sunday--all crossed tightly!