Congrats to The Alumni Who Contributed to Oscar-Winning Films!
The Los Angeles Film School alumni worked on projects that won across five productions totaling 38 nominations and 10 wins. This is an outstanding achievement for the alumni community and a testament to the hard work and dedication of each individual alum.
The 94th Academy Awards ceremony was an unforgettable night filled with history-making wins. Alumnus Jason Beale contributed his post-production talents to Dune, which took home a total of six Oscar wins including, Best Editing, Visual Effects, Best Sound, Best Score, Best Cinematography and Best Production Design. Coda became the first streamed film to win Best Picture. It also earned Troy Kotsur an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, which made Kotsur the first deaf man to win an Academy Award. Check out the winning productions that our alumni contributed to this year.
Here are the 5 Oscar-winning films our alumni had a hand in.
Jason Beale (Film 2002) was the Post Production Executive for Dune which won 6 Academy Awards including Best Editing, Visual Effects, Best Sound, Best Score; Best Cinematography, and Best Production Design.
Andrés Borda (ASRA 2011/Spotlight Class of 2019) was a recording engineer for Colombia Mi Encanto and Antonio’s Voice for Encanto, which won Best Animated Feature.
Dana Morris (Film 2005) was the B-Camera and Steadicam Operator for King Richard, which won the Best Actor for Will Smith.
Kevin Monge (ASCA 2012) was a Photogrammetry 3D Scan Artist for No Time to Die, which won for Best Song.
Danielle Adams (ASRA 2015) was the Assistant Re-Recording Mixer for West Side Story, which won the Best Supporting Actress Award for Ariana DeBose.