IFTA Members Take Home 10 Oscars

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Los Angeles, CA – March 3, 2014

Members of the Independent Film & Televisions Alliance (IFTA®) again produced and distributed the most critically acclaimed films of the year for 2013, as Member films captured ten Oscars® at the 2014 Academy Awards®, earning top honors in feature movies-oscars-2014-press-room-spike-jonzecategories including Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role, Actress in a Leading Role, Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay.

This marks the 11th time in the past 12 years that the Oscar® for “Best Picture” has gone to an  IFTA Member film, as 12 Years A Slave (2014) joins The Artist (2012), The King’s Speech (2011) and The Hurt Locker (2010) among recent winners.  Below is the full list of Academy Award-winning IFTA Member films from this year’s ceremony:
(*Please note, companies listed are IFTA Member Companies involved in the film,)

Best Picture
12 Years A Slave (Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment)

Actor in a Leading Role
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features, Voltage Pictures)

Actress in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine (Focus Features)

Original Screenplay
Spike Jonze – Her (Panorama Media)

Adapted Screenplay
John Ridley – 12 Years A Slave (Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment)

Actor in a Supporting Role
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features, Voltage Pictures)

Actress in a Supporting Role
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years A Slave (Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment)

Documentary Feature
20 Feet from Stardom (The Weinstein Company)

Foreign Language Film
The Great Beauty – Italy (Pathe International)

Makeup and Hairstyling
Adruitha Lee & Robin Mathews – Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features, Voltage Pictures)

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