Upcoming work from Oscar winners including DP Linus Sandren and 21-time nominated re-recording mixer Kevin O’Connell.
After an Oscars finale that we’ll never forget, here’s a rundown of the upcoming projects from some of the nominees and winners in the Oscars’ crafts categories — including those from Moonlight and La La Land.
Swedish cinematographer Linus Sandgren, who won his first Oscar for La La Land, has a pair of upcoming films: Lasse Hallstrom’s The Nutcracker and the Four Realms and Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ Battle of the Sexes. Passengers‘ nominated production designer Guy Hendrik Dyas production designed The Nutcracker.
Arrival‘s nominated cinematographer Bradford Young is lensing the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff movie. Cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (SIlence) is reteaming with Martin Scorsese on The Irishman while DP Greig Fraser was back on set with his Lion director, Garth Davis, for upcoming Mary Magdalene.
Editor John Gilbert, who won an Oscar on Sunday for Hacksaw Ridge, is editing The Professor and the Madman.
As for the rest of the editing nominees, La La Land’s Tom Cross is editing Scott Cooper’s Western, Hostiles. Joe Walker is editing Blade Runner 2049 for his Arrival director Denis Villeneuve. Moonlight editors Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon are cutting The Glass Castle, starring Brie Larson. And Hell or High Water editor Jake Roberts is working on The Hitman’s Bodyguard, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel Jackson.
In the sound categories, re-recording mixer Kevin O’Connelll — who won his first Oscar for Hacksaw Ridge, his 21st nomination — is on board the thriller Wheelman, slated for distribution via Netflix. La La Land‘s production sound mixer Steve Morrow’s work can be heard in the upcoming A Star is Born, with Bradley Cooper directing and starring with Lady Gaga; and production sound mixer Mac Ruth (13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi) worked on aforementioned Blade Runner 2049.
The Jungle Book‘s Oscar-winning visual effects team is reteaming with Jon Favreau on Disney’s The Lion King. That includes VFX supervisor Rob Legato, MPC’s VFX supervisor Adam Valdez, animation supervisor Andrew R. Jones and Weta VFX supervisor Dan Lemmon.
Marvel’s Stephane Ceretti, Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor on Doctor Strange, is working on the studio’s Ant-Man and the Wasp.