We are proud of the tremendous achievements of Full Sail graduates at this year’s Oscar Awards, and we wish them continued success in the future,” said Jay Noble, Full Sail University’s Vice President of Alumni Relations.
Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) February 29, 2016
Full Sail University is proud to announce that 51 graduates were credited on 8 Oscar-winning films at the 88th annual Academy Awards. Graduates of Full Sail University have participated in industry roles on 14 Best Picture winning films over the last 21 years, including this year’s Best Picture winner, Spotlight. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, aired live on Sunday, February 28, on ABC.
Full Sail graduates have worked on films that won in 16 different categories including: Best Picture, Animated Feature, Film Editing, Cinematography, Directing, Production Design, and Sound Mixing, just to name a few. Among these categories, Full Sail graduates were credited on the winning films: Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Bridge of Spies, The Big Short, Spotlight, The Hateful Eight, Inside Out, and Spectre. At this year’s awards ceremony, a total of 117 Full Sail graduates were credited on 21 Oscar-nominated films across 26 categories.
“Tonight we extend our congratulations to all of our graduates who have worked on this year’s nominated and winning projects,” said Jay Noble, Full Sail University’s Vice President of Alumni Relations. “We are proud of the tremendous achievements of Full Sail graduates at this year’s Oscar Awards, and we wish them continued success in the future.”
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 2015 “Top 25 Graduate & Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. Full Sail was named the 2014 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com.
Full Sail University is a Graduate and Undergraduate degree-granting institution offering on-campus and online degree programs in areas related to Art & Design, Business, Film & Television, Games, Media & Communications, Music & Recording, and Web & Technology. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Video Game Award nominated and winning projects.