This spring, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the honorary trade organization for film professionals that presents the prestigious Academy Awards, announced the creation of a new branch that could be a step towards including more choreographers.
Dance will be thrillingly represented at the 2023 Oscars ceremony in a tribute to “Naatu Naatu,” the smash hit nominated for best original song from the blockbuster Telugu-language film RRR.
Roberto Campanella on Choreographing the Dream Dance Scene in "The Shape of Water" and Making Its Creature Move
This season’s Oscars front-runner isn’t exactly the type of drama that usually makes it into the Best Picture category. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water has plenty of drama, including Cold War intrigue, but it also has humor, a very human storyline that—thanks to one large amphibious creature—veers into fantasy and, yes, even dancing. […]