Boris Juraga was an American art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cleopatra .
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", although more commonly referred to by its nickname "Oscar". The award was originally sculpted by George Stanley from a design sketch by Cedric Gibbons. AMPAS first presented it in 1929 at a private dinner hosted by Douglas Fairbanks in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film. The category's original name was Best Art Direction, but was changed to its current name in 2012 for the 85th Academy Awards. This change resulted from the Art Director's branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) being renamed the Designer's branch. Since 1947, the award is shared with the set decorator(s). It is awarded to the best interior design in a film.
Cleopatra is a 1963 American epic historical drama film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, with a screenplay adapted by Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall and Sidney Buchman from the book The Life and Times of Cleopatra by Carlo Maria Franzero, and from histories by Plutarch, Suetonius, and Appian. It stars Elizabeth Taylor in the eponymous role. Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Roddy McDowall, and Martin Landau are featured in supporting roles. It chronicles the struggles of Cleopatra, the young Queen of Egypt, to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.
Caesar and Cleopatra is a 1945 British Technicolor film directed by Gabriel Pascal and starring Claude Rains and Vivien Leigh. Some scenes were directed by Brian Desmond Hurst who took no formal credit. It was adapted from the play Caesar and Cleopatra (1901) by George Bernard Shaw. The film was produced by Independent Producers and Pascal Film Productions, and was distributed by Eagle-Lion Distributors. St6aff
Walter M. Scott was a set decorator who worked on films such as The Sound of Music and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
Julie Bell is an American artist, illustrator, photographer and bodybuilder. She is an award winning fantasy artist and a wildlife painter. She is the main representative of the so call heroic fantasy and fantastic realism. Julie Bell has won on two Chelsea Awards and was the designer of the popular and award-winning Dragons of Destiny series. She also has won numerous first place awards in the Art Renewal Center’s International Salon and has been named as a Living Master. Julie Bell married scientist and writer E. D., Palumbo. In this marriage she gives birth to two sons, Anthony and David Palumbo, which subsequently also became professional artists. Later, she remarried Boris Vallejo.
Stacy Madeleine Schiff is an American nonfiction author. She was formerly a guest columnist for The New York Times. Writing in The Wall Street Journal, Brad Gooch has called her "perhaps the most seductive writer of nonfiction prose in America in our time."
Cleopatra is a 1934 American epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures. A retelling of the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt, the screenplay was written by Waldemar Young and Vincent Lawrence and was based on Bartlett Cormack's adaptation of historical material. Claudette Colbert stars as Cleopatra, Warren William as Julius Caesar, and Henry Wilcoxon as Mark Antony.
Irene Sharaff was an American costume designer for stage and screen. Her work earned her five Academy Awards and a Tony Award.
Herman Allen Blumenthal was an American art director and production designer for films. He shared in two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction, for his work on Cleopatra (1963) and Hello, Dolly! (1969). He had previously been nominated for Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959).
Boris Leven was a Russian-born Academy Award-winning art director and production designer whose Hollywood career spanned fifty-three years.
Victor A. Gangelin was an American feature film and television set decorator. He won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color for West Side Story (1961). Gangelin was also nominated for another Oscar for Best Art Direction-Interior Direction, Black-and-White for Since You Went Away (1944).
Ray Moyer was an American set decorator. He won three Academy Awards and was nominated for nine more in the category Best Art Direction. He was born in Santa Barbara, California and died in Los Angeles, California.
Paul Samuel Fox was an American set decorator. He won three Academy Awards and was nominated for ten more in the category Best Art Direction.
Hilyard M. Brown was an American art director. He won an Oscar in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cleopatra.
Elven Webb was a British art director. He won an Academy Award and was nominated for another in the category Best Art Direction.
Maurice Pelling (1920–1973) was a British art director. He won an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Cleopatra.
Infection (Infekcija) is a 2003 Croatian film directed by Krsto Papić. It is a remake of The Rat Savior, Papić's 1976 film.
Boris Sergeevich Ugarov was a Russian Soviet realist painter and art educator, Honored Artist of the RSFSR, who lived and worked in Leningrad. He was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists regarded as one of the brightest representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.
James Corcoran was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Sound Recording and was nominated for three more in the same category.
Judy Farr is a British art director and set decorator. She was nominated at the 83rd Academy Awards for her work on the film The King's Speech in the category of Best Art Direction. She shared her nomination with Eve Stewart.
Emil Kosa Jr. was a French-born American artist. He was the art director of 20th Century Fox's special effects department for more than three decades, winning an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects along the way. As a painter of landscapes and urban scenes, he also became known as a prominent member of the California Scene Painting movement.
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