#Oscar2018, #TheShapeOfWater, #PaulAusterberry, #JeffreyAMelvin, #ShaneVieau
Los Angeles/Toronto, Mar 5 (Canadian-Media): Three Canadians, Paul Austerberry, Jeffrey A. Melvin and Shane Vieau who were parts of film The Shape Of Water were nominated for the Oscars Academy Awards at the star-studded Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night, , media reports said.
This was reportedly the first Oscar nominations for each of them.
Oscar Academy Awards for the best picture was won by 'The Shape Of Water' which was shot in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario.
Best director award for The Shape Of Water was bagged by Guillermo del Toro.
Besides Guillermo del Toro and a few other actors, Canadians dominated in this film.
Congratulating Guillermo del Toro, Toronto Mayor John Tory tweeted, " Congratulations to @RealGDT & @shapeofwater! A Made in Toronto production that is a true testament to our city’s film industry. #oscars."
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had reportedly sent his best wishes on the eve of the Academy Awards to all the nominees from his Canada and had tweeted, "Lots of Canadians up for #Oscars again this year. Congratulations, good luck tonight and thank you for bringing your magic to the big screen."
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)