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Oscar Update #1: PoA Loses Visual Effects Oscar to Spidey

Posted by: Melissa
February 27, 2005, 09:56 PM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban did not win the Best Visual Effects Oscar for which it was nominated. Spider-Man 2 took the award.
There's still the Oscar for Best Original Score to go, so stay tuned. Either way we'll have screengrabs from tonight's event later onContinued...

Honors/Awards

Reminder: Oscar Awards Tonight

Posted by: sue
February 27, 2005, 11:09 AM

Tonight, tonight won't be just any night...it's Oscar night! Just a quick reminder that as we told you previously Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has been nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for awards in two categories: "Best Visual Effects" for the team of RogerContinued...

Honors/Awards

Emma Watson Wins AOL Moviefone Award

Posted by: sue
February 22, 2005, 05:26 PM

Emma Watson was named "Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture" at the AOL Moviefone Awards for her role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Emma is quoted as saying " "I am shocked to have won this award with such eminent competition. I am so excited andContinued...

HP Cast

Richard Griffiths Wins Olivier Theatre Award

Posted by: sue
February 20, 2005, 05:39 PM

Actor Richard Griffiths (Uncle Vernon Dursley) has won the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award as Best Actor for his performance as Hector in "The History Boys." He was nominated for this prestigious acting award for his work in the theatre this year along with fellow Potter actor Sir Michael GambonContinued...

Music

Prisoner of Azkaban Soundtrack News

Posted by: sue
February 19, 2005, 08:43 AM

In the final run up to next weekend's Oscar awards, there are several bits of news about the score for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, which was nominated for an Academy Award. The score by John Williams was included in an article earlier this week from Variety that had a quote from the composerContinued...

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Prisoner of Azkaban Wins Visual Effects Awards

Posted by: sue
February 17, 2005, 01:41 PM

The Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film has won two awards from the Visual Effects Society. The third Potter film won in the category of "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture" for the Azkaban effects team of Roger Guyett, Tim Burke, TheresaContinued...

Honors/Awards

Grammy News: Lord of the Rings beats PoA

Posted by: sue
February 13, 2005, 07:28 PM

Some disappointing news tonight for Potter fans. Previously we told you the soundtrack by composer John Williams for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was nominated for a Grammy award. In ceremonies before the broadcast of tonight's awards show, some early awards were announced. Howard Shore'sContinued...

Honors/Awards

PoA Wins Orange Film of the Year BAFTA; Emma Watson and David Heyman Attend

Posted by: sue
February 12, 2005, 01:48 PM

Emma at the BAFTAsPrisoner of Azkaban won the Orange Film of the Year award from the BAFTAs tonight. (Read BBC's report.) The award was voted on by the public. Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) accepted the award, in it congratulating Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) for getting his prioritiesContinued...

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Azkaban Leads Saturn Award Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 07:01 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban lead the way as nominations for the 31st Annual Saturn Awards have been announced. The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films nominated Azkaban for a total of nine awards including Best Fantasy film, Best Directing for Alfonso Cuaron, Best WritingContinued...

Honors/Awards

Harry Potter Gets Two Kid's Choice Nominations

Posted by: sue
February 09, 2005, 06:44 AM

Variety is reporting today that Harry Potter has received two nominations again this year for the 18th Annual Nickelodeon "Kid's Choice Awards". Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received a nomination for Best Movie, while the Harry Potter novels were nominated for Best BookContinued...

Honors/Awards

Award Watch: PoA in the BAFTAs

Posted by: Melissa
February 08, 2005, 09:13 AM

As previously reported, Prisoner of Azkaban is up for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding Film of the Year. Now WB is urging fans via newsletter to vote for it as Orange Film of the Year shortlist, which you can do here.

Honors/Awards

Oscar Watch: Variety Talks Potter Chances for Winning Awards

Posted by: sue
February 07, 2005, 12:54 PM

As we told you previously, the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film was nominated for Academy Awards this year in two categories: Best Visual Effects, and Best Score. Variety now has two articles about each of these categories, and talks about the chances for Azkaban toContinued...

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Prisoner of Azkaban Receives Academy Award Nominations

Posted by: sue
January 25, 2005, 09:07 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban has received two nominations today for awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film was nominated for "Best Visual Effects". The film score by composer John Williams was also nominated as "Best Score."Continued...

Honors/Awards

Azkaban Gets the Golden Tomato Award

Posted by: sue
January 22, 2005, 10:45 AM

Website Rotten Tomatoes.com has given the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film an award. The third Potter movie received the Golden Tomato Award as it was named as overall "Best Reviewed Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2004". The website notes:

"While the previous Potter movies were respectfullyContinued...

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Prisoner of Azkaban and the Moviefone Awards

Posted by: sue
January 22, 2005, 10:31 AM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban received four nominations at this year's Moviefone Moviegoer Awards. The film was nominated for "Best Picture", and "Best Family Film". Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger, was nominated as "Best Supporting Actress".Continued...

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