Full Sail University Celebrates Graduates’ Work on Oscar®-Winning Films at The 83rd Annual Academy Awards

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Full Sail University is proud to announce that 36 graduates worked on 8 Oscar®-winning films at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards which aired live on ABC on Sunday, February 27, 2011.

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“It is an honor to celebrate the numerous achievements of our Full Sail alumni at this year’s Oscar Awards,” said Rick Ramsey, Director of Visual Arts.

Full Sail University is proud to announce that 36 graduates worked on 8 Oscar®-winning films at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards which aired live on ABC on Sunday, February 27, 2011.

Full Sail graduates across various degree programs including Computer Animation, Digital Media, Entertainment Business, Film, and Recording Arts worked on films that won at this year’s awards ceremony in the following categories: Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Animated Feature Film, Art Direction, Cinematography, Visual Effects and more.

In total, 84 Full Sail graduates were credited on 23 Oscar®-nominated motion pictures, including: Black Swan, Inception, The Fighter, True Grit, The Social Network, Winter’s Bone, The Kids Are All Right, Tron: Legacy, How To Train Your Dragon, Blue Valentine, Toy Story 3, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 and more.

“It is an honor to celebrate the numerous achievements of our Full Sail alumni at this year’s Oscar Awards,” said Rick Ramsey, Director of Visual Arts. “As our graduates attain success along their chosen career paths, we are proud that we get to share in these moments.”

About Full Sail University:
Since 1979, Full Sail University has been an innovation educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 34,500 alumni, graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy® and GRAMMY®-winning projects, best-selling video games, and #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail’s 191-acre campus and online education platform proudly welcomes over 13,000 students from 50 states and 49 countries. Full Sail currently offers a total of 33 Associate, Bachelor and Master campus and online degree programs including: Computer Animation, Creative Writing for Entertainment, Digital Arts & Design, Digital Cinematography, Education Media Design & Technology, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Art, Game Design, Game Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Media Design, Mobile Development, Music Business, Music Production, New Media Journalism, Recording Arts, Recording Engineering, Show Production, Sports Marketing & Media, and Web Design & Development. Full Sail was named the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges; The Harvard of Game Schools by Tops & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine; one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the Best Music Programs in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.

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