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Interview with Sir David Attenborough, Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill for Chimpanzee

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Chimpanzee is a Disney Nature production which is a charming and engaging look at life of the Chimpanzees in the Ivory Coast Rainforest. Following one young newborn, Oscar, the film follows his first few months as as he tackles the trials and tribulations of young life.

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We spoke to Sir David Attenborough, renowned for his nature documentaries and Directors of the film Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill about the movie and why they felt it was so important to protect chimpanzees.

DA – The need for their protection is greater than it’s ever been, in the last twenty years 90% have gone, and you can show absolutely that the reason that 90% have gone is that they have not been protected. If we can get more guards, we know that we can save the chimpanzees of the Tai Forest.

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Celebrate Earth Day with Oscar

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Oscar and friends, stars of Chimpanzee the new Disney movie have some important messages for you this Earth Day. Take a look and then obey the apes!

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Oscar Nominees 2013

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Here is the list of the announced Oscar nominees for 2013

Best Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
Lincoln
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Amour
Django Unchained
Argo

Best Director
David O Russell – Silver Linings Playbook
Ang Lee – Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg – Lincoln
Michael Haneke – Amour
Behn Zeitlin – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Naomi Watts – The Impossible
Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva – Amour
Quvenzhane Wallis – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Daniel Day Lewis – Lincoln
Denzel Washington – Flight
Hugh Jackman – Les Miserables
Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook
Joaquin Phoenix – The Master

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Christoph Waltz – Django Unchained
Phillip Seymour Hoffman – The Master
Robert deNiro – Silver Linings Playbook
Alan Arkin – Argo
Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Sally Field – Lincoln
Anne Hathaway – Les Miserables
Jacki Weaver – Silver Linings Playbook
Helen Hunt – The Sessions
Amy Adams – The Master

Best Original Song
Before My Time – from Chasing Ice
Pi’s Lullaby – from Life of Pi
Suddenly – from Les Miserables
Everybody Needs a Best Friend – Ted
Skyfall – from Skyfall

Best Animated Film
Frankenweenie
Pirates: In an Adventure with Scientists
ParaNorman
Wreck-It Ralph
Brave

Best Foreign Language Film
Amour
War Witch
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A Royal Affair
Kon-Tiki

Best Original Screenplay
Flight
Zero Dark Thirty
Django Unchained
Amour
Moonrise Kingdom

Best Adapted Screenplay
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Argo
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Life of Pi

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Anna Karenina – Seamus McGarvey
Django Unchained – Robert Richardson
Life of Pi – Claudio Miranda
Lincoln – Janusz Kaminski
Skyfall – Roger Deakins

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
5 Broken Cameras
The Gatekeepers
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Searching for Sugar Man

VISUAL EFFECTS
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi
Marvel’s The Avengers
Prometheus
Snow White and the Huntsman

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Anna Karenina
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Lincoln

COSTUME DESIGN
Anna Karenina
Les Miserables
Lincoln
Mirror Mirror
Snow White and the Huntsman

MAKE-UP & HAIR
Hitchcock
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Les Miserables

FILM EDITING
Argo
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty

SOUND MIXING
Argo
Les Misérables
Life of Pi
Lincoln
Skyfall

SOUND EDITING
Argo
Django Unchained
Life of Pi
Skyfall
Zero Dark Thirty

ORIGINAL SCORE
Anna Karenina – Dario Marianelli
Argo – Alexandre Desplat
Life of Pi – Mychael Danna
Lincoln – John Williams
Skyfall – Thomas Newman

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
Inocente
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Open Heart
Redemption

ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head over Heels
Maggie Simpson in “The Longest Daycare”
Paperman

LIVE-ACTION SHORT FILM
Asad
Buzkashi Boys
Curfew
Death of a Shadow
Henry

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