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The cameras behind 2014's Oscar-nominated films

Want to shoot an Oscar-nominated film? Here are the cameras that you'll need to snag an Academy Award.

By January 21, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014

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Netflix 'original' documentary lands Oscar nomination

The video service picked festival darling "The Square," a documentary about the Egyptian revolution, as its first "original" film, keen to add an Oscar to its tally of awards.

By January 16, 2014

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Familiar names dominate Oscar visual effects nominations

While the eyes of Hollywood are focused on George Clooney, Meryl Streep, and films like "The Artist" and "The Descendants,' let's not forget the notable achievements of the visual effects Academy Award nominees, many of whom have won Oscars in the past.

By January 24, 2012

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'The Social Network' nominated for eight Oscars

The contested biography of Facebook's origins gets more nominations than all but three other films of the year--but that's fewer than some expected for the critically acclaimed movie.

By January 25, 2011

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Former tech exec's film gets Oscar nomination

Charles Ferguson, who directed the Iraq war documentary No End in Sight, is now hooked on filmmaking.

By January 28, 2008

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The sounds of Smaug and others from the 'Hobbit'

Go behind the scenes of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" with Christopher Boyes, the Oscar-nominated sound mixer on the film. Hear how he collaborated with filmmaker Peter Jackson and how he used Dolby Atmos sound technology to create a more menacing Smaug.

By February 28, 2014

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'Hobbit' trailer shows a Middle-earth gearing up for battle

Debuting at Comic-Con, the new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" shows orcs, dwarves, elves, humans, and of course the dragon getting ready for a grand conflict.

By July 28, 2014

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Free iPhone app streams short films, documentaries, cartoons, and more

What has Canada done for you lately? How about giving you a free app with free, unlimited access to over a thousand movies? Hail, Canada, indeed!

By October 22, 2009

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Piracy: More Oscar-contending films end up online

Programmer tracks movies nominated for an Academy Award and how many land on the Web. This year saw the highest percentage ever.

By January 23, 2009