OSCAR® FOR GERMAN VISUAL EFFECTS SPECIALIST

The German Gerd Nefzer has won an Oscar® for Best Visual Effects for his work on BLADE RUNNER 2049. Another Oscar® went to the German co-production A FANTASTIC WOMAN by Sebastián Lelio (CL/US/DE/ES, Komplizen Film) for Chile in the category of Best Foreign Language Feature Film. The Oscar® awards ceremony was held on Sunday night at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.

Gerd Nefzer, who works in Potsdam-Babelsberg, won the prize together with John Nelson, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover. The team had already received a BAFTA for its work on BLADE RUNNER 2049.

All of the Oscar® winners can be found here.


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