|16 Feb 2021|
|ODs Around the World|
The 93rd Oscars nominees are due to be released on March 15.
While the film has already received much publicity from the OD Union (see here and here), the awards and recognition it has received is nothing short of amazing. Click here to view the full list of awards.
Kevin (2004O) received the Best Music Score at the IDA Documentary Awards earlier this year. At this awards event, My Octopus Teacher went up against many of the documentaries who share the Oscar shortlist.
The film follows Craig Foster (1985F) and his unusual relationship with an octopus after he decided he would swim with this octopus every single day for a year, in so doing learning about not only the sea life around her but also learning things about himself.
Barry Donelly (1988B), who has worked with Craig and Craig's brother Damon (1988K) for over 20 years, was in charge of the sound design for the film.
Below is the shortlist for the 93rd Academy Awards documentary division:
All In: The Fight for Democracy
Dick Johnson Is Dead
The Mole Agent
My Octopus Teacher
The Painter and the Thief
The Truffle Hunters
Welcome to Chechnya
My Octopus Teacher was directed by Pippa Ehrlich and James Reed.