Dolby Theatre, where this year's Oscars will be held in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Photo: Wikimedia Commons


Ang dalawang animator na may Lahing Filipino ay hinirang para sa isang Academy Award sa parehong maikling kategorya ng pelikula, ngunit nahaharap sila sa matitinding kumpetisyon mula sa tatlong iba pang mga pelikula, kabilang ang smash hit Bao.

Ang Amerikanong ipinanganak na si Bobby Pontillas ay running para sa isang Oscar sa kanyang pelikula na One Small Step, habang ang Filipino-Canadian na si Trevor Jimenez ay hinirang para sa Weekends, iniulat ng Philippine Daily Inquirer.

Si Matthew Libatique, isa pang Pilipino-Amerikano, ay mayroon ding nominasyon para sa pinakamahusay na sinematograpia na a star is born, na pinangalanang Lady Gaga, na isa sa mga paborito upang tumanggap ng pinakamahusay na award sa larawan. Si Libatique ay unang hinirang noong 2011 para sa kanyang sinematograpia sa pelikula na Black Swan.

Noong nakaraang buwan, ang Hollywood actor na si Darren Criss ang naging unang Pilipino-Amerikano na nanalo ng Golden Globe, para sa kanyang papel sa The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

Sila Pontillas at Jimenez ay nasa parehong kategoryang sina Alison Snowden at Animal Behavior ni David Fine, sina Domee Shi at Becky Neiman-Cobb na si Bao at Louise Bagnall at Late Afternoon Nuria Gonzalez Blanco.

Nagtatrabaho si Jimenez bilang isang artist sa studio ng Pixar sa California. Lumaki siya sa Hamilton, sa Canadian province of Ontario. Si Pontillas, na hinirang kasama ang kanyang co-director na si Andrew Chesworth, ay orihinal na mula sa Bremerton, Washington, at Dalawang animator at nakatira sa Los Angeles, kung saan siya ang co-founder ng Taiko Studios.

Ipapakita ang 91st Academy Awards sa Dolby Theater sa Hollywood, Los Angeles, sa Pebrero 24.

Original: Two animators and a cinematographer in the frame for Oscars

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