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The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York is a 1999 miniseries that was broadcast in the United States on CBS in two parts, with the first part aired on November 14 and the second on November 16.
Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.
Alien is an epic science-fiction horror media franchise centered on the film series depicting Warrant Officer Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver) and her battles with an extraterrestrial lifeform, commonly referred to as "the Alien".
Alien: Covenant is a 2017 science fiction horror film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by John Logan and Dante Harper, from a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen.
Alive in Joburg is a 2006 science fiction short film directed by Neill Blomkamp, produced by Simon Hansen, Sharlto Copley and Carlo Trulli as Executive Producer of Spy Films in Canada.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
Art of Dying is a Canadian rock band fronted by Jonny Hetherington.
Bill Block is a Hollywood producer and financier of studio films.
Bloody Disgusting is an American horror genre website covering horror films, video games, comics, and music, especially known for producing the V/H/S trilogy of anthology horror films.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (formerly the International Advertising Festival) is a global event for those working in creative communications, advertising, and related fields.
Carolynne Cunningham is an Australian film producer and assistant director most known for her collaborations with director Peter Jackson, producing such films as King Kong (2005), District 9 (2009), The Lovely Bones (2009), and the epic fantasy film series The Hobbit (2012–2014).
Chappie (stylized as CHAPPiE) is a 2015 dystopian science fiction action crime thriller film directed by Neill Blomkamp and written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cinéma vérité ("truthful cinema") is a style of documentary filmmaking, invented by Jean Rouch, inspired by Dziga Vertov's theory about Kino-Pravda and influenced by Robert Flaherty’s films.
CinemaScore is a market research firm based in Las Vegas.
Citroën is a French automobile manufacturer, part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën group since 1976, founded in 1919 by French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën (1878–1935).
The Citroën C4 is a compact car (C-segment in Europe) produced by French automaker Citroën since Autumn 2004.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (commonly known as Columbia Pictures and Columbia, formerly CBC Film Sales Corporation, and stylized as COLUMBIA) is an American film studio, production company and film distributor that is a member of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures subsidiary of the Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
Crossing the Line is a 2008 war short film written and directed by Peter Jackson set in World War I. It is the first film made with the Red One camera.
Dark Angel is an American cyberpunk television series that premiered on the Fox network on October 3, 2000.
Die Antwoord (Afrikaans for "The Answer") is a South African hip hop group formed in Cape Town in 2008.
District 9 is a 2009 science fiction action horror film directed by Neill Blomkamp, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, and produced by Peter Jackson and Carolynne Cunningham.
Ellen Louise Ripley is a fictional character and the protagonist of the ''Alien'' film series played by American actress Sigourney Weaver.
Elysium is a 2013 American science fiction action film produced, written, and directed by Neill Blomkamp.
First Wave is a Canadian science fiction drama television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Space Channel in Canada.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
The Gatorade Company, Inc. is an American manufacturer of sports-themed beverage and food products, built around its signature line of sports drinks.
The Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture is one of the annual awards given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios.
Halo 3 is a 2007 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie for the Xbox 360 console.
Hand-held camera or hand-held shooting is a filmmaking and video production technique in which a camera is held in the camera operator's hands as opposed to being mounted on a tripod or other base.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Media Rights Capital (abbreviated as MRC) is an American independent film and television studio founded by Mordecai (Modi) Wiczyk and Asif Satchu.
Mercy Point is an American science fiction medical drama, created by Trey Callaway, David Simkins, and Milo Frank, which originally aired for one season on United Paramount Network (UPN) from October 6, 1998, to July 15, 1999.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
MovieMaker is an American publication focused on the art and business of filmmaking with a special emphasis on independent film.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
Oats Studios is an independent film studio started in 2017 by Oscar-nominated Canadian filmmaker Neill Blomkamp.
Office Space is a 1999 American comedy film written and directed by Mike Judge.
Sir Peter Robert Jackson (born 31 October 1961) is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American quarterly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects.
Rainmaker, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with an office in Los Angeles, California, is a visual effects, 3D animation and post-production company specialising in feature film, television, commercials, and games.
Rakka is a 2017 American-Canadian military science fiction short film by Oats Studios directed by Neill Blomkamp.
The Ray Bradbury Award (full name "Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation") is presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to recognize excellence in screenwriting, in place of the discontinued Nebula Award for Best Script.
Redhill School is an independent, private, co-educational multi-faith day school located in Morningside, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
Sir Ridley Scott (born 30 November 1937) is an English film director and producer.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
San Diego Comic-Con International is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California, United States.
The Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is an annual award given by the International Press Academy.
The Satellite Award for Best Director is one of the annual Satellite Awards given by the International Press Academy.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers.
Sharlto Copley (born 27 November 1973) is a South African actor.
Susan Alexandra Weaver (born October 8, 1949), known professionally as Sigourney Weaver, is an American actress.
Simon David Kinberg (born August 2, 1973) is a British-born American screenwriter, film producer and television producer.
Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (known simply as Sony Pictures and abbreviated as SPE) is a Japanese-owned American entertainment company that produces, acquires and distributes filmed entertainment (theatrical motion pictures, television programs and recorded videos) through multiple platforms.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
Special effects (often abbreviated as SFX, SPFX, or simply FX) are illusions or visual tricks used in the film, television, theatre, video game and simulator industries to simulate the imagined events in a story or virtual world.
Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a Canadian-American military science fiction adventure television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's ''Stargate'' franchise.
Terri Tatchell (born January 1, 1978) is a Canadian screenwriter, best known for co-writing the screenplay of District 9 and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 82nd Academy Awards.
The Embassy is a visual effects studio located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Escape is a 2016 short action film produced by BMW to promote the car manufacturer's 2017 5 Series.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
TriStar Pictures, Inc. (spelled as Tri-Star until 1991 and stylized as TRISTAR) is an American film studio that is a division of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, part of Sony Pictures whose owned by Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony Corporation.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vancouver Film School (VFS) is a private entertainment arts school located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
Yellow or Adicolor Yellow is a 2006 futuristic short film by director Neill Blomkamp, written by Terri Tatchell and Blomkamp.
Anri du Toit (born 1 December 1984), better known by her stage name Yolandi Visser, is the female vocalist in the South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.
3000 Miles to Graceland is a 2001 American action adventure crime film directed, co-produced by Damien Lichtenstein.
4th Visual Effects Society Awards February 16, 2006 ---- Best Visual Effects – Motion Picture: King Kong The 4th Visual Effects Society Awards, given in Los Angeles on February 15, 2006, at the Hollywood Palladium, honored the best visual effects in film and television of 2005.
The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2009 and took place on March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.