The King’s Speech shot on Fujifilm
Press release from Fujifilm
At the 83rd Academy Awards® the Best Picture honour went to The King’s Speech shot on Fujifilm ETERNA Vivid 500T, Vivid 160T and 250D by Danny Cohen BSC. The success of The King's Speech has seen it take more than US$230m at the box office, its star Colin Firth named best actor and director Tom Hooper named best director for the film, which also won for best original screenplay at the ceremony.
In what was seen as one of the tighter ceremonies of recent years Natalie Portman won best actress for Black Swan which was shot on 16mm Fujifilm ETERNA Vivid 500T and ETERNA Vivid 160T by DOP Matthew Libatique ASC while Christian Bale and Melissa Leo won supporting acting awards for The Fighter, shot by DOP Hoyte van Hoytema NSC FSF on Fujifilm 35mm ETERNA 250T 8553, ETERNA 250D 8563 and ETERNA 500T 8573.
Amongst many other awards The King’s Speech also won Best Film at this year’s BAFTAs and Black Swan swept the independent film world's version of the Oscars picking up four Spirit statuettes including Best Feature and Best Cinematography for Matthew Libatique ASC.
The King’s Speech 2011 Best Picture Academy Award® follows the success of last year’s Best Picture winner, The Hurt Locker and 2009 Best Picture and Cinematography winner, Slumdog Millionaire – also both shot on Fujifilm motion picture film stock.