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Arts and Entertainment

Canadian actor Donald Sutherland to get an Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 82-year-old Donald Sutherland will be awarded an honorary Oscar on November 11. The Canadian-born actor will finally be honoured with the film industry’s top award for his prolific and» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Montrealer wins Oscar for sound editing

Sylvain Bellemare won an Academy award for sound editing of the film “Arrival” directed by another Montrealer, Denis Villeneuve. The film was nominated but did not win for best picture and best director. It starred Amy Adams portraying a linguistics» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Oscar win for Canadian animator Barillaro

In keeping with the fine Canadian tradition of turning out excellent animation, Alan Barillaro won an Oscar for best animated short for his “Piper,” produced by Pixar. “Piper” Disney Pixar The six-minute film depicts a baby sandpiper bird and its» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Three Canadian animations up for Oscar award

Canada has a vibrant animation sector and three works with Canadian connections have been nominated for an Oscar award. Montreal animator Theodore Ushev told Canadian Press that he fainted when he learned his “Blind Vaysha” was nominated for best animated short.»