Films and talent from Key West Film Fest nominated for Academy Awards
KEY WEST FILM FESTIVAL CONGRATULATES ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED FILMS AND TALENT!
A tradition of the highest honor continues as the nominees for the 94th Academy Awards were announced – several of which were featured in Key West Film Festival’s 10th Anniversary this past November.
Films receiving nominations include Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog (12 nominations including Best Picture); the winner of the Golden Key for Best International Film: Paolo Sorrentino’s The Hand of God; and Pedro Almodovar’s Parallel Mothers.
Kodi Smit-McPhee, the recipient of the inaugural KWFF Golden Key Award for Emerging Talent, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Paul Tazewell, the 7th annual honoree of the KWFF Golden Key Award for Excellence in Costume Design, was nominated for his work in Stephen Spielberg’s West Side Story. Tazewell becomes the 6th honoree in the seven years of the award’s existence to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Costume Design.
Images from left: Paul Tazewell's costume design in West Side Story; The Power of The Dog (nominated for 12 Oscars); Kodi Smit-McPhee (Best Supporting Actor Nominee for The Power of The Dog) and Pedro Almodovar's Parallel Mothers.
Films that have been showcased at the Key West Film Festival since 2015 have amassed over EIGHTY Academy Award nominations - six of which were for Best Picture - and 15 Oscar wins, including two for Best Picture (Spotlight and TheShape of Water). Will The Power of the Dog be next?
For more information and details on the 11th Annual Key West Film Festival November 16-20, 2022, visit our website: kwfilmfest.com
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