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The Hurt Locker Shot On 16MM Fujifilm Stock Wins Six Academy Awards®

Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker was triumphant at the 82nd Academy Awards®, winning six Oscars® including best picture, director, film editing, sound editing, sound mixing and writing (original screenplay). The movie about a US Army bomb disposal squad in Baghdad was shot exclusively on 16mm Fujifilm ETERNA 500T 8673 and ETERNA 250D 8663 negative stocks and follows the success of last year’s best picture and cinematography winner, Slumdog Millionaire – also shot on Fujifilm motion picture film stock.

Fujifilm also received an Academy Award® from in the Scientific and Engineering category. The award was given in recognition of the significant picture quality and workflow improvements made possible in the moviemaking process through the development of Fujicolor ETERNA-RDI, the first motion picture film in the world designed specifically for use in converting digital image data to negative film.

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Topics: australian film industry, Academy Award, Fujifilm stock

Fujifilm Receives Scientific and Engineering Award From the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

FUJIFILM Corporation received an Academy Award® today from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Scientific and Engineering category.

The award was given in recognition of the significant picture quality and workflow improvements made possible in the moviemaking process through the development of Fujicolor ETERNA-RDI, the first motion picture film in the world designed specifically for use in converting digital image data to negative film. The award was given in the name of FUJIFILM Corporation as well as in the names of Ryoji Nishimura, Masaaki Miki and Youichi Hosoya, the three Fujifilm engineers who designed and developed the product.

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Topics: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy Award, Film Stock