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  • “Birdman” Costume Designer Albert Wolsky Takes Flight

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    Albert Wolsky can’t stop working, no matter how hard he tries. The veteran costume designer’s first feature credit was 1967’s “The Desperate Hours”. Since then, he’s worked on over 75 films and received seven Oscar nominations, including wins for “All That Jazz” and “Bugsy”. In 1999, the Costume Designers Guild presented Wolsky with a lifetime…

     

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  • Seasoned And Newbie Nominees Attend Oscar Luncheon

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    By: Marjorie Galas This year’s Oscar race welcomes back many of the organization’s most heralded artisans, from cinematographer Roger Deakins (“Unbroken” marks his twelth Oscar nomination – he’s yet to win a statue) to actress Meryl Streep (“Into the Woods” is Streep’s nineteenth nomination, she has three wins). However, a strong cast of first timers…

     

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  • “Birdman” Set Decorator George DeTitta Jr. Describes His Process

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    By Marjorie Galas George DeTitta Jr. never worked in the theater. The acclaimed set decorator began his career on the 1981 film “Ragtime” and received his first Oscar nomination. Since then, he’s shifted between film and television and received numerous accolades including a second Oscar nomination (Radio Days), two Art Directors Guild nominations (Extremely Loud…

     

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