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Rings Nominated for 13 Oscars!

The Lord Of The Rings:The Fellowship Of The Ring Nominated for 13 Oscars!

Peter Jackson’s THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING has garnered an incredible 13 Oscar nominations today including Best Picture and Best Director.

This is the highest number of nominations among all films recognised in this year’s 74th Academy Awards® – an incredible achievement.

Not only has THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING been acknowledged in the two most coveted categories (Best Picture, Best Director) but has also managed to dominate the technical categories.

The 13 nominations are:

 Best Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring
 Best Director
Peter Jackson, The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
 Best Supporting Actor
Ian McKellen, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
 Adapted Screenplay
Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson
 Art Direction
Art Direction: Grant Major
Set Decoration: Dan Hennah
 Cinematography
Andrew Lesnie
 Costume Design
Ngila Dickson and Richard Taylor
 Film Editing
John Gilbert
 Makeup
Richard Taylor and Peter Owen
 Music (Original Score)
Howard Shore
 Music (Original Song)
“May It Be” Music and lyric by Enya, Nicky Ryan and Roma Ryan

 Sound
Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Gethin Creagh and Hammond Peek
 Visual Effects
Jim Rygiel, Randall William Cook, Richard Taylor and Mark Stetson

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING broke box office records when it released throughout New Zealand on December 20 and continues to dominate the country holding the number one position. Box office total to date is NZD$11.7 million. Titanic currently holds the all time record for the highest grossing film in New Zealand at $12.9 million. THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING is well on track to surpass this.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING is distributed in New Zealand by Roadshow Film Distributors NZ Limited.


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