Stars Wars Episode 1 DVD nominated already for 5 awards

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  1. Brad_W

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    Taken from "Video Premiere Awards by Variety's Video Business publication."
    The Phantom Menace earned nominations in each major DVD category of the industry awards:
    Best Overall New Extra Features –- The Episode I DVD boasts over six hours of bonus material in addition to a newly mastered presentation of the film.
    Best Original Retrospective Documentary -- "The Beginning", directed by Jon Shenk, is an hour-long documentary culled from over 600 hours of source material.
    Best New, Enhanced or Reconstructed Movie Scenes –- ILM has crafted newly completed sequences with full visual effects, supervised by Pablo Helman.
    Best Audio Commentary –- Accompanying the feature is a full-length commentary by writer/director George Lucas, producer Rick McCallum, editor/sound designer Ben Burtt, animation director Rob Coleman and visual effects supervisor John Knoll, Dennis Muren and Scott Squires.
    Best DVD Menu Design –- The DVD features fully animated immersive 3D menus created by Van Ling.
    (all of this from Star Wars Homing Beacon)
    Good god I can't wait. I do have the Episode 1 Hong Kong dvd and am still in anticipation for this release.
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  2. Ricky f

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    OH MY GOD I AM SHOCKED, NO REALLY I AM.
    Sorry for the sarcasm, I am not suprised. It does look like a great DVD.
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  3. William Ward

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    It didn't win the "Most EE and Ringing Artifacts Award"?? I thought it was a toss up between this and Cast Away!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
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    Star Trek: The Motion Picture - The Directors Edition has also been nominated in four of those categories too:
    BEST OVERALL NEW EXTRA FEATURES, LIBRARY TITLE
    BEST NEW, ENHANCED OR RECONSTRUCTED MOVIE SCENES - "Star Trek: The Motion Picture -- Director's Edition" - David C. Fein, producer; Michael Matessino, restoration supervisor; Daren R. Dochterman, visual effects supervisor (Paramount)
    BEST AUDIO COMMENTARY - Robert Wise, Douglas Trumbull, John Dykstra, Jerry Goldsmith and Stephen Collins - " Star Trek: The Motion Picture" (Paramount)
    BEST DVD MENU DESIGN
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    They forgot one catagory...
    MOST BLANTANT, SELF PROMOTING AD CAMPAINGN, DESIGNED BY THE STUDIOS AND A LEADING TRADE PUBLICATION, DISGUISED AS AN AWARDS SHOW:
    Varitey
    Video Business
    Fox Video
    Paramount
    Warner
    Disney & Affiliates
    Columbia/Tri-Star
    MGM/UA
    While the money raised will be going to a good cause this year, I thought the practaice of payola was outlawed years ago.
    At least the Academy Awards aren't quite as underhanded, the public has at least had a chance to see the product... as long as you live in LA or New York.
    Daniel L
     
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    I must admit I was surprised to see the nominees, it was like, unreleased, unreleased,....
     
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