Category: Predictions

The Rundown 2019: Film Editing & Cinematography

For our eleventh Rundown article, we look at the awards the govern the look and pace of a film. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Film Editing and Best Cinematography as well as general commentary about the race. Thursday, we’ll cover the sound of cinema.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: Visual Effects Society

Aligning with the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, the appropriately named Visual Effects Society will hand out several prizes with only the top two having much impact on this year’s Oscar race.
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The Rundown 2019: Short Films

For our tenth Rundown article, we examine the fiction short films. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Animated Short Film & Best Live Action Short Film as well as general commentary about the race. Wednesday, we’ll cover the look and the pace of the Oscars.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: Costume Designers Guild

The Costume Designers Guild will struggle to align with Oscar because they have been uncharacteristically inaccurate, matching only two nominees at the Oscars with at least one Oscar nominee (Little Women) more likely than any of these.
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The Rundown 2019: Makeup & Hairstyling

For our ninth Rundown article, we look at hair and makeup. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Makeup & Hairstyling as well as general commentary about the race. Tuesday, we’ll cover a handful of short films.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: Am. Society of Cinematographers

The American Society of Cinematographers may align with the Academy’s Best Cinematography Oscar, but they also have a relatively poor track record thanks to their Boys Club-ish mentality that has resulted in some cinematographers winning numerous times and then losing at the Oscars.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: Directors Guild of America

This award may speak more to the eventual Oscar winner than anything as it’s one of the most accurate. That said, it could correspond with either Best Picture or Best Directing at the Oscars or both.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: Annie Awards

The Annie Awards are the industry’s highest animation honors and their selections are typically good bellwethers for the Oscar race. That said, the top nominee of the year isn’t the Oscar frontrunner, so it might end up being one of those years where DreamWorks dominates and is ignored by the Academy.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: Cinema Audio Society

The guild most associated with the Sound Mixing category at the Oscars might have a bit of trouble replicating this year since it’s missing one of the Oscar contenders from their own list, 1917.
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2019 Precursor Predictions: USC Scripter Awards

While this group tends to avoid certain types of adaptations, it’s still one of the best prognosticators to the Adapted Screenplay Oscar there is.
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The Rundown 2019: Actress

For our eighth Rundown article, we look at leading women. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Actress as well as general commentary about the race. Next week, we’ll start off on Monday with a category the category that can render people unrecognizable or perhaps recognizable as someone else.
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The Rundown 2019: Actor

For our seventh Rundown article, we look at leading men. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Actor as well as general commentary about the race. Friday, we’ll cover the feminine counterpart
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The Rundown 2019: Supporting Actor

For our sixth Rundown article, we look at supporting men. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Supporting Actor as well as general commentary about the race. Thursday, we’ll cover their leading counterparts.
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The Rundown 2019: Supporting Actress

For our fifth Rundown article, we look at the supporting women. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Supporting Actress as well as general commentary about the race. Wednesday, we’ll cover the male counterpart.
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The Rundown 2019: Documentary Awards

For our fourth Rundown article, we look at the documentary awards. After the jump, you’ll find our winner and runner-up predictions for Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short Subject as well as general commentary about the race. Tuesday, we’ll cover Best Supporting Actress.
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