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Codex technology used by Oscar nominees

January 14, 2013
Codex technology used by Oscar nominees
LONDON — Codex ( technology was used to record four of the nine films that are nominated for this year’s “Best Picture” Oscar. The company's recording systems are designed to support today’s advanced digital cinema cameras and data management systems. 

Amour (Michael Haneke, director; Darius Khondji, cinematographer), Argo (Ben Affleck, director; Rodrigo Prieto, cinematographer), Zero Dark Thirty (Kathryn Bigelow, director; Greig Fraser, cinematographer) and Life of Pi (Ang Lee, director; Claudio Miranda, cinematographer) were all captured using Codex recorders. In addition, Codex technology was employed by two films nominated for “Best Cinematography” — Life of Pi and Skyfall. Amour and Kon-Tiki, both nominated for “Best Foreign Film” were produced using Codex technology. And The Avengers, along with Life of Pi, are both nominated for “Best Visual Effects.”

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