Congratulations to The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey which has racked up awards nominations like a dragon accumulating a hoard of gold. Peter Jackson's movie has received a noteworthy number of nominations to kick off 2013.
Based on the book "The Hobbit" by Christian author J.R.R. Tolkien, the movie was visually stunning, a fact well acknowledged during this awards season. The list of nominations to date for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey includes:
Academy Awards® (Oscars®) - 3 nominations: Makeup and Hair | Production Design | Visual Effects
BAFTA - The British Academy - 3 nominations : Makeup and Hair | Sound | Special Visual Effects
Visual Effects Society (VES) - 7 nominations: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Motion Picture | 2x Animated Character (Goblin King and Gollum) | Created Environment (Goblin Town) | Virtual Cinematography | FX and Simulation Animation | Compositing
Costume Designers' Guild: Excellence in Fantasy Film
Critics' Choice Awards - 4 nominations: Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup, Best Visual Effects
Golden Reel Awards - 3 nominations: Best Sound Editing: Music in a Feature Film | Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film | Sound Editing and Foley in a Feature Film
In addition, Weta's Richard Taylor has been nominated for three awards, a BAFTA, a Critics' Choice and a Costume Designers' Guild award.
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