Best Collaborative Performance – a nuanced Oscar for a modern problem
I often find that modern problems are still approached with black and white solutions. As adults, we know that life is often gray and there are seldom two definitive choices to pick from. Since I’m big on film and the Academy Awards has been slowly driving me insane for years, I’d like to proposed the idea of an Oscar for Best Collaborative Performance to solve one of the biggest areas overlooked by the academy.
Who would be eligible:
Voice actors, motion capture actors and the people that helped bring these characters to a fully realize state on screen
Why this is important:
An entire subset of the community is ignored when there is no recognition. A visual effects award is just not cutting it, particularly when they hide such things in a separate ceremony only for nerds.
How quick do we need this?
We need this yesterday, but we can settle for the 2018 Oscars and just give Andy Serkis and his team what they deserve. Obviously, Team Serkis isn’t the only performer and effects group that’s been overlooked, but it’s certainly the most egregious example to date.