The wait for the Portuguese Oscar continues

The wait for the Portuguese Oscar continues

In a fiercely competitive category, the Oscar was awarded, as expected, to the film “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse,” distributed by Apple TV+ and produced by JJ Abrams.

Backstage at the ceremony, writer and director Charlie Mackey praised the other nominees in response to a question from Lusa.

“The other films are great and I loved watching them. I met them all [les réalisateurs]”One of the best parts of the Oscars is meeting other directors and hearing them talk about their films and the animation and the actors, and they are phenomenal,” said Charlie Mackie.

The short was based on the story by Mackey and had a team of over a hundred animators, a strong team compared to the two animators who created “The Ice Merchants”.

Mr. Gonzalez said the nomination for “Ice Merchants” was indeed a victory, and producer Bruno Caetano highlighted how many people had seen the short film and praised it, including Disney animation legend Glen Keane, who hosted a panel discussion with the Portuguese during awards week. Oscar.

Merchants of the Ice is the first Portuguese film to be nominated for an Oscar, and received support from the Ministry of Culture for a promotional campaign in Los Angeles in the weeks leading up to the Oscars. It was produced by the Portuguese cooperative Cola Animation, in co-production with France and the United Kingdom, and had a budget of around 100,000 euros.

The 95th Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

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