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Hampshire has Four Connections to 2014 Academy Awards

Three alums and one faculty member from Hampshire College have received recognition recently from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Hampshire College alumni Jonathan Kitzen and Lupita Nyong'oThree alums and one faculty member from Hampshire College have received recognition recently from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences:

Lupita Nyong'o 03F won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 12 Years a Slave. More »

Jonathan Kitzen 86F co-produced The Lady in Number 6, which won an Academy Award for Best Short Documentary. More »

Ben Fiske 02F is on the Disney team of animators that created Frozen, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. More »

Chris Perry, associate professor of media arts and science, was honored at the Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation for his work on Voodoo, a software application that became instrumental in making Oscar favorites such as Life of Pi. More »

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Kitzen.
Pictured: Jonathan Kitzen and Lupita Nyong'o at the Vanity Fair after-party. Kitzen is holding the Oscar for Lady in Number 6 which lives with Kitzen's producing partner Nick Reed.

 

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