Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) February 23, 2015
Full Sail University is proud to announce that 27 graduates were credited on 9 Oscar-winning films at the 87th annual Academy Awards. Graduates of Full Sail University have participated in industry roles on 13 Best Picture winning films over the last 20 years, including this year’s Best Picture winner, Birdman. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, aired live on Sunday, February 22, on ABC.
Full Sail graduates worked on films that won in 17 different categories including: Best Picture, Animated Feature, Visual Effects, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, and Sound Mixing, just to name a few. Among these categories, Full Sail graduates were credited on the winning films: American Sniper, Big Hero 6, Birdman, Feast, Interstellar, Selma, Still Alice, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Whiplash. At this year’s awards ceremony, a total of 102 Full Sail graduates were credited on 22 Oscar-nominated films across 20 categories.
“We are humbled by the amazing achievements of Full Sail graduates at this year’s Oscar Awards,” said Jay Noble, Vice President, Alumni Relations, Full Sail University. “Full Sail is honored to celebrate their hard work in the industry and congratulate all of our graduates who have worked on this year’s nominated and winning films.”
About Full Sail University:
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs by Electronic Gaming Monthly, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. In 2011, Full Sail received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, was named the “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.
Full Sail offers Master, Bachelor, and Associate campus and online degree programs in areas related to animation, art, business, education, graphic design, film, marketing, web development, music, recording arts, sports, and video games. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Spike Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.