Slumdog Millionaire close to Oscar nomination
The film Slumdog Millionaire made by the British director Danny Boyle is picking up more key award nominations in the run up to next month’s Academy Awards.
While the Writers Guild of America nominated it for best Adapted Screenplay for screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, the American Society of Cinematographers picked it up for Best Cinematography nomination for Anthony Dod Mantle on Wednesday.
Most of those nominated by the WGA and ASC go on to earn Academy Award nominations as well. The WGA will announce its winners on February 7 while the ASC will unveil its award recipient February 15.